News and Events
College launches HE+ and Seren Academy for 2019
Gower College Swansea has welcomed over 400 learners to the Gorseinon campus for the launch of the HE+ programme and Seren Academy for 2019/20.
Gower College Swansea, at the invitation of and in collaboration with, the University of Cambridge, is the ‘hub’ institution in the Swansea HE+ Consortium, working with the seven state sixth-form schools in the City and County of Swansea.
£6.6m EU funding to support Gower College Swansea employability programme
A major £6.6m EU investment is set to expand and extend a Swansea employability programme through to 2021.
Five new projects, part of the ‘Better Jobs, Better Futures’ programme, will be delivered by Gower College Swansea, in partnership with local employers.
New students welcomed to College
New students had a chance to find out more about campus life when they attended the Gower College Swansea Freshers’ Fayre.
College celebrates Medallion of Excellence for Tom
During the recent WorldSkills Kazan 2019 competition event, no less than six of the 19 medals won by Team UK came from Wales.
Welsh youngsters named among best in the world at international skills competition
Talented young people from across Wales have been recognised as world-class experts at the WorldSkills International competition in Russia.
The event is the world’s largest skills competition and took place across four days in Kazan with young people from more than 63 counties battling it out to be awarded a medal in their chosen skill.
Five career paths you could explore here in Swansea
For hundreds of students across Swansea, the time has come to make decisions about what happens next in their educational journey, whether it’s college or sixth-form, an apprenticeship or heading straight into the workplace. Each educational and training option offers young people an opportunity to gain new skills and forge an exciting and rewarding career path.
Scholarship success for International student
Jarrett Zhang is celebrating after being awarded a £180,000 scholarship from the Rio Tinto mining company to study Geology at Imperial College London.
International students flying high!
An amazing 60% of our International A Level students achieved A* and A grades in their recent exams.
Over 90% of these students have since been accepted to study at prestigious Russell Group universities, including Cambridge.
Some of our confirmed student destinations are as follows:
Local leader shortlisted for national leadership awards
Sarah King, HR Director at Gower College Swansea, has been named a finalist in this year’s Leading Wales Awards.
Sarah has been nominated in the Leadership in the Public Sector category for her role as HR Director where she has transformed the human resources function from a policy driven department to one that puts staff wellbeing and engagement at the heart of everything it does.
A Level student heads to American University
Among the 1000-plus students about to progress to higher education from Gower College Swansea is Elli Rees, who has won a place at a prestigious American university.