News and Events


College supports Fairtrade Fortnight

Staff and students at Gower College Swansea are keen to support this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight with a series of events and promotions.

The student-led Environment Group organised a Fayre at the Gorseinon campus on Monday 2 March, where everyone was encouraged to sample some delicious Fairtrade produce.


College hosts Skills Competition Wales regional heat for Hairdressing

Gower College Swansea recently hosted a regional final of the Skills Competition Wales in Advanced Cut and Colour (hairdressing).

Stylists from across South Wales gathered at the Broadway Hair, Beauty and Holistic Centre to demonstrate their talent with the scissors and spray.


World renowned forensic dentist visits Gorseinon campus

His career has taken him around the world, working on cases as diverse and complex as the 2004 tsunami and the Fred West murder investigation.

However, forensic dentist Professor David Whittaker OBE took time out of his busy schedule this week to meet with A Level / BTEC STEM and medical tutorial students at Gower College Swansea.


Welsh Colleges Football record historic double over Australian Schools

Q: When did Wales last beat Australia in two sporting fixtures on the same day?

A: Friday 23rd January 2015 - the day both Men’s and Women’s Welsh Colleges Football teams defeated the junior Soceroos!

Representing Welsh Colleges at U19 level, both teams exceeded expectations, beating the strong Aussie Schools touring teams on their three-week tour of Britain and Ireland.


College appoints Artists in Residence

Over the next three months, students at Gower College Swansea will get to work alongside three newly appointed artists-in-residence.

In partnership with Mission Gallery, the college will host the artists at the Llwyn y Bryn campus from early March.


Welsh writers inspire students

A Level English students at Gower College Swansea have attended a special workshop with inspiring Welsh writers.

The event, held at the Dylan Thomas Centre, was part of the college’s wider Mis Cwl Cymru campaign and was intended to encourage students to use Wales and Welsh culture as inspiration for their writing.


Catering student success at the Urdd

A Professional Cookery student from Gower College Swansea scooped a top prize at the recent CogUrdd competition held at Ysgol Gyfun Bryn Tawe.

Jacqueline Morgan, who is a Level 3 student at the Tycoch campus, took first prize in the 19-25 category and will now go on to compete in the National Urdd Eisteddfod in Caerphilly in May.


Silence is golden for good cause

A group of Independent Living Skills students at Gower College Swansea have pledged to stay silent in the hopes of raising money for a local charity.

The students are responding to a recent appeal for funds from the Community Horse and Pony Scheme - or CHAPS - which provides rehabilitation through the therapeutic use of horses in the Swansea area.


Motivational workshops impact on staff and students

A series of motivational and thought-provoking workshops with guest speaker Jamie Denyer have made a huge impression on students and staff at Gower College Swansea


Free Family Fun Day - 21 February

Join us at the Gower College Swansea Sport Centre on Saturday 21 February for a FREE family fun day.

Between 2pm and 4pm, there will be a bouncy castle, face painting, games, pop up football and much much more!

Contact 01792 284088 for more information.


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