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College hosts WorldSkills finals

Gower College Swansea hosted the WorldSkills All-Wales finals for Accounting Technician Skills on Wednesday 12th March. Sketty Hall, the college’s centre for accountancy and a range of other professional courses, was buzzing with activity all day. Several accounting challenges were presented to each of the 19 teams, which had come from colleges all over Wales.


Students hit the Big Apple!

A group of Gower College Swansea A level students headed to New York for a recent field trip.


Technical Theatre students heading for top colleges

Technical Theatre students at Gower College Swansea are celebrating as three of the final year students have gained places at some of the most prestigious Drama and Design colleges in the UK.


Translation a success at Gower College Swansea

A Level French and Spanish students at Gower College Swansea have been inspired by a visit from Anna Bastek, CEO of Wolfestone Translation Ltd, who spoke about the exciting opportunities that translation offers. Her speech was described as “inspirational” by one student and the students were all amazed at the career opportunities translation offers.


Alex comes out on top in WJEC Electronics exam

Alex Jones, a candidate from Gower College Swansea, was the best performer from a South Wales centre in last summer’s WJEC AS Electronics examination. In recognition of his achievement in gaining the highest marks, the Institute of Engineering and Technology awarded Alex a cheque for £200. The presentation was made by Steve Watts, Chair of the IET Wales South East Network.


Students beat the odds to win coveted apprenticeships

Three students from Gower College Swansea are among the four young people chosen to undertake a four-year engineering apprenticeship with leading Welsh travel operator First Cymru.


Platinum-level teaching at Gower College Swansea recognised by global body for professional accountants

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has awarded one of its key learning providers, Gower College Swansea, with the highly sought-after Platinum Approved Learning Partner - making it the only FE college of the kind currently in the UK.


Community Farm project for ILS students

A group of students from the Tycoch campus of Gower College Swansea are involved in a project at the Swansea Community Farm at Cadle. Those taking part are all students with additional needs, aged between 16 and 18, who are on the first year of the Work Preparation course.


New wave of scholarship students at Gower College Swansea follow in the footsteps of Welsh sporting heroes

A group of twelve young people have been awarded scholarships to attend the Sport Academy at Gower College Swansea.


Student secures place at RADA Summer School

Megan Langford, a student at Gower College Swansea, has been successful in securing a highly sought-after place on the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Summer School. Megan, who is 16 years old, is studying A Level Drama at the college.


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