News and Events
Fun in the sun for students
Over 50 ESOL students from Gower College Swansea were recently treated to an end-of-term sports day at the 360 Centre where they enjoyed beach volleyball, rounders and an egg and spoon race in the glorious sunshine.
The day was organised by Level 3 Sports students from the Tycoch campus and the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) teaching team.
Awards for work placement students
The achievements of Gower College Swansea’s Independent Living Skills (ILS) students have been recognised at a special celebratory buffet.
Nadine receives national recognition
A Gower College Swansea student has been highly commended at the Pearson Annual Awards. Nadine Bellamy was nominated by her tutor, Tina Isaac, for the national Pearson Vocational Learner of the Year Award. Nadine was one of hundreds of students nominated and was shortlisted to the final stage, receiving a Highly Commended certificate within the category.
Corey runner up at VQ Learner of the Year Awards
Story courtesy of Duncan Foulkes Public Relations:
Seventeen year old electronics learner Corey Nixon from Gower College Swansea was a runner up at Wales’ VQ Learner of the Year showpiece awards ceremony on VQ Day at Coleg y Cymoedd’s Nantgarw Campus. He was one of six finalists from across Wales who were all congratulated by Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Ken Skates.
Students take top three places in the Industrial Electronics World Skills Welsh Regional Final
Gower College Swansea hosted the Industrial Electronics World Skills Welsh Regional Final on 3 June and saw its own students securing first, second and third places! Corey Nixon came out on top, having already won the Welsh Industrial Skills Final. Christopher Protheroe took second place and Chantelle Simpson came third.
Sport Awards ceremony recognises exceptional achievements
Gower College Swansea has celebrated the success of its sport students with a Sports Awards evening at the Liberty Stadium.
Among those receiving recognition on the evening was Molly Davies Briskham who won the Gareth Jenkins Award for Sports Volunteer of the Year. She was presented with her award by former student Eli Walker from the Ospreys.
Digital Technology students take their winning project to the Senedd
As a result of winning the Best Working Model or Prototype category at the Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW) competition held at the Celtic Manor hotel in April, the successful Gower College Swansea team of Digital Technology students received an invitation to the Senedd to present the winning project at the Science Education in Wales event.
Students walk for charity!
Level 3 Health & Social Care students recently raised over £300 with a sponsored walk for Ty Hafan children's hospice.
Chemistry Olympians receive their awards
Gower College Swansea Chemistry students who competed in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s “Chemistry Olympiad” were presented with their certificates and trophies by Principal, Mark Jones, in recognition of their outstandng achievements.
Beauty Therapy student, Esther, looking forward to life on the ocean waves!
Gower College Swansea student, Esther Giles, has secured employment with Steiner, the largest provider of quality spa and salon services on cruise ships. The company employs more than 2,000 people each year to work on luxury cruise ships across the world and is in a position to recruit the very best.