News and Events

06
Mar

Translation a success at Gower College Swansea

A Level French and Spanish students at Gower College Swansea have been inspired by a visit from Anna Bastek, CEO of Wolfestone Translation Ltd, who spoke about the exciting opportunities that translation offers. Her speech was described as “inspirational” by one student and the students were all amazed at the career opportunities translation offers.

25
Feb

Alex comes out on top in WJEC Electronics exam

Alex Jones, a candidate from Gower College Swansea, was the best performer from a South Wales centre in last summer’s WJEC AS Electronics examination. In recognition of his achievement in gaining the highest marks, the Institute of Engineering and Technology awarded Alex a cheque for £200. The presentation was made by Steve Watts, Chair of the IET Wales South East Network.

07
Feb

Students beat the odds to win coveted apprenticeships

Three students from Gower College Swansea are among the four young people chosen to undertake a four-year engineering apprenticeship with leading Welsh travel operator First Cymru.

06
Feb

Platinum-level teaching at Gower College Swansea recognised by global body for professional accountants

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has awarded one of its key learning providers, Gower College Swansea, with the highly sought-after Platinum Approved Learning Partner - making it the only FE college of the kind currently in the UK.

05
Feb

Community Farm project for ILS students

A group of students from the Tycoch campus of Gower College Swansea are involved in a project at the Swansea Community Farm at Cadle. Those taking part are all students with additional needs, aged between 16 and 18, who are on the first year of the Work Preparation course.

30
Jan

New wave of scholarship students at Gower College Swansea follow in the footsteps of Welsh sporting heroes

A group of twelve young people have been awarded scholarships to attend the Sport Academy at Gower College Swansea.

27
Jan

Student secures place at RADA Summer School

Megan Langford, a student at Gower College Swansea, has been successful in securing a highly sought-after place on the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Summer School. Megan, who is 16 years old, is studying A Level Drama at the college.

19
Dec

Humanities Day gives students a taste of HE

Staff from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David spent the day at the college recently to provide humanities and language students with a day of lectures on a wide variety of topics.

18
Dec

Winter Car Checks Raise Christmas Cheer for Maggie’s

Motor Vehicle Level 2 Welsh Baccalaureate students at Gower College Swansea have raised £167.30 for Maggie’s Cancer Centre in Swansea after carrying out winter car checks for staff in lieu of a donation.

27
Nov

Students hear about issues affecting the young homeless

Students studying A Level English at Gower College Swansea welcomed representatives from the Swansea Young Person’s Homelessness Project in to classes recently.

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