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01
Oct
Better Jobs, Better Futures – one year on

Better Jobs, Better Futures – one year on

An employment programme run by Gower College Swansea is celebrating a highly successful first year of delivery.

Better Jobs, Better Futures provides tailored employment and career support to unemployed individuals seeking work and to people already in work who are seeking better employment. The programme can also assist businesses that are looking to expand their workforce.

01
Oct
New students set to benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and innovative social spaces

New students set to benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and innovative social spaces

Students beginning the academic year at Gower College Swansea can make the most of a range of new facilities as the College continues to enhance its learning and social spaces.

27
Sep
Catering students prepare to represent Wales

Catering students prepare to represent Wales

Two Hospitality students from Gower College Swansea are set to represent Wales at the WorldSkills UK LIVE National Finals.

Paige Jones, who is on the Level 3 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service Supervision course, and Paulina Skoczek, who is studying Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery, will take part in the Restaurant Services Finals at Birmingham’s NEC in November.

25
Sep

Former student returns to head up College Oxbridge programme

A familiar face is set to return to Gower College Swansea.

Fiona Beresford, who studied A Level History, English and Maths at the Gorseinon campus, has been appointed as the College’s brand new Oxbridge/HE+ Coordinator.

After completing her A Levels in 2009, Fiona attended Churchill College, Cambridge where she achieved a First in History before beginning a teaching career.

24
Sep
Electronic Engineering students head to skills competiton

Electronic Engineering students head to skills competiton

The UK’s top apprentices and learners will be going for gold at the WorldSkills UK LIVE National Finals on 15-17 November.

Among them will be two Electronic Engineering students from Gower College Swansea - Matthew Belton and Jamie Skyrme.

20
Sep
New International students enjoy the city centre experience

New International students enjoy the city centre experience

A group of our new students recently enjoyed a Swansea city centre orientation exercise with the International team.

They visited Swansea's famous indoor market where they sampled cockles, laverbread and Welsh cakes. The tour also took in Castle Gardens and Swansea Marina.

20
Sep
Catering students treated to kitchen skills demo

Catering students treated to kitchen skills demo

New Catering and Hospitality students at Gower College Swansea were treated to a live demonstration as part of their induction

Former students Ben Adams and David Davies returned to the Tycoch kitchens to prepare chicken and chorizo terrine, sauté supreme of chicken with dauphinoise potatoes, butternut squash puree and panache of vegetables, followed by chocolate chartreuse mousse.

20
Sep
Lecturer guest of honour at bakery launch

Lecturer guest of honour at bakery launch

Stephen Williams, Catering and Hospitality lecturer at Gower College Swansea, was guest of honour at the recent official opening of a brand new bakery in the city centre.

The Hong Kong Bakery on Brynymor Road is owned by Peter Wong, a former student at the College.

06
Sep
Still looking for your ideal course for a September start?

Still looking for your ideal course for a September start?

For hundreds of students across Swansea, the summer will have been an emotional rollercoaster of excitement and nerves as they patiently awaited their GCSE exam results. Although that day has now come and gone, some feelings of uncertainty could still be an issue for many young people.

04
Sep
Freshers’ Fayres welcome new students to College

Freshers’ Fayres welcome new students to College

New students got a chance to find out more about campus life when they attended the Gower College Swansea Freshers’ Fayres at Gorseinon and Tycoch.

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