News and Events

16
Jul

Virtual graduation ceremony for international students

Thanks to the wonders of digital technology, our international students had a very different graduation ceremony to previous years.

On the 29 June, our A Level students attended an online event, which had various messages from staff across the College, including Principal, Mark Jones.

16
Jul
Employment Hub

Employment Hub reopens – confirming commitment to tackling unemployment

Mark Jones, Principal of Gower College Swansea, explains how the College is planning to help people get the support they need to secure and retain employment.

16
Jul

Updated message from Principal, Mark Jones (16 July)

The announcement last week by the Minister for Education Kirsty Williams effectively means that we have now been given approval to put together a second plan for September based on 16–18 year old College students being physically present on campus.

14
Jul

Health and Wellbeing Day 2020 – the year it went virtual!

Gower College Swansea recently held its third annual Health and Wellbeing Day – its first ever virtual one!

Over 400 members of staff enjoyed the wellbeing sessions which were a blend of live and pre-recorded video sessions on YouTube and live webinars on Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

The sessions included

14
Jul
Award nomination for paper-saving process

Award nomination for paper-saving process

Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted in the Public Sector Paperless Awards 2020.

The College has been shortlisted in the Processes category for its work in reducing the paperwork involved in its student health disclosures and care plans procedures.

09
Jul

Students produce a virtual fashion showcase

This years’ FDA Fashion and Textiles Design showcase was very different to usual. With lockdown measures meaning students couldn’t put on a physical show, they instead showcased their work through a dedicated Instagram page.

09
Jul
Special lockdown project for College jazz band

Special lockdown project for College jazz band

Members of Gower College Swansea’s Jazz Band, past and present, have collaborated on a special project during lockdown.

The Locked Down Chicken project is a performance of The Chicken, a well-known track by American musician Jaco Pastorius.

07
Jul
Gower College Swansea Virtual Annual Student Awards 2020

Gower College Swansea Virtual Annual Student Awards 2020

It's been a strange year for everyone but one thing hasn't changed - and that's the brilliance of our learners and clients.

After what has been a very unusual and challenging academic year, Gower College Swansea was delighted to hold its first Virtual Annual Student Awards ceremony.

02
Jul

Join us at Wales’ Virtual Open Days

Due to Covid-19 many planned events, like open days, that had been scheduled have now been cancelled.

We know how important open days can be in helping you to make up your mind about your next steps, so we’re working with the Welsh Government to bring our open day to you.

30
Jun

An updated message from Principal, Mark Jones: July

It is now three weeks since I last updated students, parents and guardians about how the College is preparing – initially for our return from lockdown and then for September – and a lot has happened during that time.

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