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Open studios, taster workshops and exhibition - Llwyn y Bryn

Open evening, taster workshops and exhibition @ Llwyn y Bryn campus
4 December 1.30pm – 7.30pm

Taster workshops available in glass, print making, ceramics, stitch, animation, photography, wire sculpture and printing on ceramics.

Tour the studios, find out about our courses and view artwork produced by current students.


Double triumph for Netball Academy

It’s been a busy week for Gower College Swansea’s Netball Academy as they have won not one but two major Welsh tournaments.

The team took the title at the recent Welsh Colleges and Urdd tournaments, making them the double Welsh champions.


Certificates represent skills development for learners

Staff at a local care home have received certificates from Gower College Swansea in recognition of their skills development in Catering and Cleaning and Support Services.

Members of the catering and housekeeping teams at Awel Y Mor Care Home in Gorseinon have been working towards gaining these qualifications over the past 18 months.


Enterprise team present to city's Cabinet

The team behind an innovative entrepreneurial project was recently invited to the Council Chamber to present to the Cabinet of the City and County of Swansea.


Global Enterprise Week at Gower College Swansea

Students at Gower College Swansea are enjoying a week of entrepreneurial activities organised by The Enterprise Team.

The college is supporting Global Entrepreneurship Week UK with a programme of events which gives students the opportunity to rub shoulders with local business people and self-employed professionals.


Former student scoops National Theatre bursary

Former Gower College Swansea student Anna Jenkins has been awarded a prestigious bursary by the National Theatre.

The NT/Dingmans Stage Management Bursary is awarded every year to a newly graduated stage manager and recipients receive a paid placement at the National Theatre.


Performing Arts students join Festival of Remembrance

The City of Swansea Branch Royal British Legion has invited students from our BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts to be part of the Festival of Remembrance on 8 November at the newly refurbished Brangwyn Hall.


Dylan Thomas Prize-shortlisted writers visit college

A Level English students at the Gorseinon campus were delighted this week to meet up with two Dylan Thomas Prize-shortlisted writers.

"It was fantastic to welcome both Eimear McBride and Kseniya Melnik to the college where they spent an hour with the students talking about their work and the writing process," says lecturer Sally Llewellyn.


Geography students visit the Jurassic Coast

A Level Geography students recently enjoyed a two day residential field visit to the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.

The World Heritage Site boasts some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in the British Isles and forms the basis of many of the case studies needed for the A2 examination.


Special graduation event for college's HE students

Around 80 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea recently attended a graduation event at the National Waterfront Museum.

The students were celebrating achievement in subjects as diverse as accountancy, engineering, leadership and management, sports massage therapies, hair and beauty management, childcare, and health and social care services.


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