News and Events
Award represents turnaround for Joshua
Plumbing student Joshua D’Auria has returned to Gower College Swansea for the new term with a Young Apprentice of the Year award under his belt.
He scooped the award over the summer at the Swansea Bay Young Achievers event, held in association with Nation Hits.
Maths students celebrate 100% module success
A group of AS and A Level Mathematics students at Gower College Swansea have been congratulated after obtaining 100% in one or more modules, including Core Mathematics, Further Pure, Mechanics and Statistics, in their external examinations.
Primary to Professional collects award from Westminster
The team behind an innovative Swansea project that helps kick-start the careers of budding entrepreneurs from primary schools, secondary schools, Further and Higher Education has collected an award from Westminster.
Sri Lanka Developments
British Cosmetics recently approached Gower College Swansea’s agent in Sri Lanka with an interest in developing a partnership in delivering UK standard L3 qualifications to their students.
Around 50 STEM students had the opportunity to travel to Europe for three-week work placements during 2013/14.
Digital Technology students headed to Germany, IT students to Denmark, Motor Vehicle students to Netherlands and Engineering students to Malta. In addition, Plumbing and Electrical apprentices travelled to Finland and Malta.
Hairdressing students raise funds for Maggie’s
Gower College Swansea students at the Broadway Hair, Beauty and Holistics Centre have been busy raising money for charity. The full time Level 3 Hairdressing students presented a cheque for over £300 to Lucia Smith from Maggie’s.
Innovative School / College project scoops Enterprising Britain Award
An innovative Swansea project which helps kick-start the careers of budding entrepreneurs from primary schools, secondary schools, Further and Higher Education has scooped a national prize.
Sean wins Institution of Engineering and Technology award
Gower College Swansea student, Sean Sarsfield, has won the prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Further Education award for south west Wales. The presentation was made by the Chairman for the 2013/2014 session of the IET Local Network for Wales South West.
Dragon Multi-skills and Sport Festival
Gower College Swansea recently held two days of activities for primary school pupils at the Elba sports complex in Gowerton. The college linked with the City and County of Swansea Active Young People team to deliver the Dragon Multi-skills and Sport Festival. This annual event attracted over 566 pupils from eight local schools.
Student drama transfers to Chapter Arts Centre
The Gower College Swansea One Year Acting Company staged the gritty play “13” at the Swansea Grand Theatre in March. This was followed by an invitation to transfer to the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff and the production will open there on 22 July and run until 26 July.
Guest director Catherine Paskell is an Associate Director for the National Theatre of Wales.