News and Events

26
Sep

Cooking for Camp America

Three Hospitality and Catering students from Gower College Swansea spent time in the United States over the summer.

Steven Williams, Amy Cray and Jake Reed, who are enrolled on the Level 3 Advanced Patisserie and Larder Diploma at the Tycoch campus, spent nine weeks working as chefs at Camp America sites in Pennsylvania and upstate New York.

25
Sep

A first for GCS Training

Timothy Hewitt has become the first GCS Training student to achieve CMI Chartered Manager status.

18
Sep

Science Academy gets off to a rock and roll start!

Gower College Swansea’s Science Academy got off to a rocking start when Dr Mark Lewney visited the Gorseinon campus.

‘Rock Doctor’ Lewney, winner of the first ever FameLab competition, is a guitar physicist who blows the ears with rock guitar and blows the mind with superstring theory.

16
Sep

Students make their mark at the Salon Cymru competitions

Gower College Swansea hairdressing students had a good day at the recent Salon Cymru competitions held at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff.

Keiron Burgess, a Level 3 student, came third in the Bridal competition and another Level 3 student, Emily Davies, took second place in the Ladies Cut and Colour category.

16
Sep

Jonathan Rogers to join Music teaching team

Gower College Swansea has appointed a new Curriculum Leader for A Level Music and he is a very familiar face within the local music community.

Jonathan Rogers, a former student of the College, is currently Head of Music in Penyrheol Comprehensive and has an excellent reputation as conductor, arranger, soloist and musical director.

16
Sep

Award represents turnaround for Joshua

Plumbing student Joshua D’Auria has returned to Gower College Swansea for the new term with a Young Apprentice of the Year award under his belt.

He scooped the award over the summer at the Swansea Bay Young Achievers event, held in association with Nation Hits.

16
Sep

Maths students celebrate 100% module success

A group of AS and A Level Mathematics students at Gower College Swansea have been congratulated after obtaining 100% in one or more modules, including Core Mathematics, Further Pure, Mechanics and Statistics, in their external examinations.

16
Sep

Primary to Professional collects award from Westminster

The team behind an innovative Swansea project that helps kick-start the careers of budding entrepreneurs from primary schools, secondary schools, Further and Higher Education has collected an award from Westminster.

31
Jul

Sri Lanka Developments

British Cosmetics recently approached Gower College Swansea’s agent in Sri Lanka with an interest in developing a partnership in delivering UK standard L3 qualifications to their students.

31
Jul

European visits

Around 50 STEM students had the opportunity to travel to Europe for three-week work placements during 2013/14.

Digital Technology students headed to Germany, IT students to Denmark, Motor Vehicle students to Netherlands and Engineering students to Malta. In addition, Plumbing and Electrical apprentices travelled to Finland and Malta.

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