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Six careers you could kickstart in Swansea that didn’t exist 20 years ago
With exam season well underway, students across Swansea will undoubtedly be thinking about what comes next, and what their options are post-exams. In the past 20 years, the jobs landscape has changed considerably – here to talk about what some of these new opportunities look like is Mark Jones, Principal at Gower College Swansea.
Students thanked for fund-raising efforts
Students at Gower College Swansea have raised an astonishing £11,000 over the past two years – money that has been donated to the Kenya Community Education Project
Adult Learners' Week 2019
Gower College Swansea is delighted to be celebrating this year’s Adult Learners’ Week with a series of creative workshops on offer at our Llwyn y Bryn Campus.
The workshops range from drawing and photography, to screen printing and fashion illustration. They are suitable for beginners or those with limited experience of art and design.
Taylor heads for Hay
Gower College Swansea student Taylor Williams has been awarded a place on the Hay Festival Beacons Project, a prestigious, free workshop residency for 16-18 year olds interested in writing.
Taylor is currently studying A Levels in English Language, English Literature and Media Studies at the Gorseinon Campus.
College football team retains Cup
Gower College Swansea’s Premier Football squad have retained the Welsh Colleges Cup, beating Cardiff and Vale College 3-1 in the final.
Over the past four seasons, the team’s success has seen it pick up the Welsh Colleges Cup and the Welsh Schools Cup, as well as being named British Cup and Welsh Cup finalists.
Silver medals haul for Gower College Swansea students
Gower College Swansea students performed exceptionally well at the recent AoC National Championships in Nottingham.
In the Men’s Table Tennis competition, team members Jarrett Zhang, Jacob Young and Matthew Jones collected the first of three Silver medals.
Students pen prize-winning reviews
Three A Level students from Gower College Swansea have claimed prizes at the 2019 DylanEd book review competition, which is organised by Swansea University as part of the wider International Dylan Thomas Prize celebrations.
Leading Welsh employers collaborate to shape digital skills
As the digital world evolves, companies are increasing their investment in new technologies to enable better security, data analysis, and business productivity. With this innovation comes a growing digital skills gap and a need to adapt quickly in terms of upskilling the modern workforce.
College staff and students support Swansea Pride
Staff and students from Gower College Swansea were delighted to support a range of Swansea Pride 2019 events.
A record-breaking event for College athletics team
Members of Gower College Swansea’s athletics team took part in the recent Afan Nedd Tawe Athletics championships at Swansea University, where they competed against peers from Neath Port Talbot College and sixth forms in the Swansea/Neath area.