News and Events

29
Jan
Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted for seven categories in top HR Awards

Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted for seven categories in top HR Awards

Gower College Swansea has been revealed as a finalist in seven categories in the 2019 Wales HR Awards, which recognises and celebrates the achievements of HR professionals across Wales.

24
Jan
Gold and Silver medals for Tycoch students

Gold and Silver medals for Tycoch students

Electronic Engineering students from Gower College Swansea scooped two of the top three prizes at the recent Skills Competition Wales finals (Industrial Electronics).

Taking home the Gold was Rhys Watts, closely followed by Ben Lewis with a Silver - both students are on Level 3 courses at the Tycoch Campus.

Daniel Holmes from Coleg Cambria was placed third.

17
Jan

Apprentices set for national finals

Gower College Swansea is getting ready to host the national finals of a prestigious Apprentice of the Year competition on 24 January.

Among the competitors are three Gower College Swansea students who are hoping to secure a place in the Grand UK Final in Cheltenham in March.

14
Jan
College celebrates British Education Award nominations

College celebrates British Education Award nominations

Two members of staff and one student from Gower College Swansea have been shortlisted for a prestigious British Education Award (BEA).

The British Education Awards have been established to promote excellence in British education. They recognise the value and importance of education and learning as the foundation to a good quality of life and for the future success of the nation.

11
Jan
Mumbles Duathlon partners with Gower College Swansea

Mumbles Duathlon partners with Gower College Swansea

Activity Wales Events, Wales’ leading multiport event company, has signed a new and very progressive partnership agreement with Gower College Swansea. 

With Gower College Swansea now offering foundation degrees in sport and event management, they have teamed up with Activity Wales Events to offer their students frontline experience in all departments of delivering world class events.

17
Dec
Continued maths success

Continued maths success

A total of 65 students from Gower College Swansea took part in the recent Individual Senior Maths Challenge (these challenges are undertaken by more than 600,000 students from more than 4000 schools and college across the UK).

14
Dec
Staff recognised at Long Service Awards

Staff recognised at Long Service Awards

Gower College Swansea recently held a special celebratory event at the Liberty Stadium to honour members of staff with more than 20 years’ service.

13
Dec
A splash in the sea for charity - students take a walrus dip

A splash in the sea for charity - students take a walrus dip

A group of hardy students from Gower College Swansea have taken to the freezing cold waters of Caswell Bay to raise money for the Kenya Community Education Project (KCEP) charity.

The annual ‘walrus dip’ is just one of a number of events that the students organise to raise awareness and funds for the charity. Just last month, they also completed a gruelling Snowdon climb.

13
Dec
International schools on the horizon for College

International schools on the horizon for College

Gower College Swansea recently welcomed Dr. Wen Cao - Dean of International at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) - who presented to senior managers and board members on the topic of K-12 international education in China.

11
Dec
A day out in Bath

A day out in Bath

A group of our International students enjoyed an exciting trip to one of Britain’s most appealing cities.

They visited the Roman Baths and spent time at the award-winning Bath Christmas Market.

The group also had time to browse the artisan goods and tuck in to some delicious street food.

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