News and Events
Gower College Swansea student makes team UK line up for WorldSkills’ European Showdown
Fourteen of the UK’s best young apprentices and professionals have been selected to take on the crème de la crème of their European peers in the first big skills pressure test of the post Brexit era – EuroSkills.
Rhys Watts, Electronic Engineering Apprentice Technician at Gower College Swansea, is the youngest of the team, representing the UK in the Electronics Prototyping category.
Theatre students head for top drama school
Four recent Theatre Production Arts graduates from Gower College Swansea have arrived in Bristol to take up their places at the prestigious Old Vic Theatre School.
Abbi Davies, Susannah Pearce, Matthew Newcombe and Lewis Bamford will start their Production Arts (Stage and Screen) and Costume for Theatre, TV and Film courses this month.
Local lockdown announced for Swansea, what does this mean for the College?
Following a Welsh Government announcement today (25 September), local lockdown restrictions will come into effect for Swansea from 6pm, 27 September.
Staff and students can continue to travel in and out of restricted areas to attend College, provided they:
Togetherall – a safe, anonymous community for 24/7 mental health support
Our students' health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority, and we're always looking for new ways to support them. We are delighted to announce that we are now offering an excellent online support service called Togetherall.
Our continued response to Covid-19: Update from Principal Mark Jones (22 September)
Principal Mark Jones reflects on the start of the Autumn term, praising students and staff for their cooperation, and explaining how the College is continuing to ensure health and safety remains the top priority.
As we enter the fourth week of term, it seems a good time to reflect on how things have gone so far at Gower College Swansea.
Student Union President, Laimis Lisauskas reflects on his first few days back at College
With the reopening of schools and colleges earlier this week, I thought readers may be interested in getting a student’s perspective of how these first few days have gone.
Guidance on face coverings
Following the recent statement by Welsh Government, the College has decided that all staff, students and visitors will now be required to wear face coverings.
This will apply in all communal areas where social distancing is difficult to maintain (e.g. hallways, stairways or common rooms). It will also apply when using College or public buses.
Sports Centre reopening – from Tuesday 1 September
Staff and students
We can confirm that the Sports Centre will reopen for staff and students from Tuesday 1 September.
To ensure the health and safety of all, please note the following changes:
After a tough year, Gower College Swansea looks forward
After what has been a very challenging academic year, Gower College Swansea is now gearing up for the return of students from 1 September.
Work has been ongoing throughout the summer to adapt the campus buildings in light of Covid-19 and things will look very different when learners return for their inductions.
A message from Principal Mark Jones re: BTEC results
There is a lot of confusion at the moment in relation to exam results, most recently BTEC results.
So I would like to take this opportunity to reassure all our prospective students that their place at Gower College Swansea is secure.