News and Events
Gower College Swansea hosts SkillBuild regional heatThe largest and longest-running construction skills competition in the UK returns, as Gower College Swansea prepare to host 80-100 students for the SkillBuild 2023 South Wales regional heat.
College supports Digital 2030 visionJisc is working in partnership with Welsh Government to drive forward Digital 2030, which aims to see learning providers in Wales harness the potential of digital technology underpinned by principles of innovation, collaboration, co-production and social partnership.
‘Home away from home’ for Gower College Swansea’s international studentsGower College Swansea’s international students, who are aged between 16 and 18, come from countries all over the world. This year the College have students from Cambodia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.
FE colleges join forces with CITB to improve provision and support across construction sectorThis year, ColegauCymru, on behalf of their member colleges, signed an agreement with Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) in a move to support the provision of construction qualifications and support for learners, apprentices and employers across Wales.
Partnership success for Independent Living Skills and ApprenticeshipsThe Independent Living Skills (ILS) and Gower College Swansea (GCS) Training departments celebrate the fruits of their new joint first initiative which has enabled two students with additional learning needs to transition from a one-year work internship programme into supported, paid apprenticeships with local employers this April.
Minister talks to College students following EMA announcementGower College Swansea was delighted to welcome the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, to the Tycoch Campus on 17 April.
Gower College Swansea learners step into the spotlight at Creative Futures eventGower College Swansea hosted an exciting Creative Futures event on Thursday 23 March, bringing together fashion, hair and makeup and music in a showcase. The event took place at Tycoch Campus and was attended by pupils from Bishop Gore School, College learners, parents and guests.
Gower College Swansea sponsors Mumbles DuathlonGower College Swansea was the title sponsor again this year for Mumbles Duathlon on 25 March.
Valuable learning during Travel and Tourism field tripsIt’s been a busy few weeks for our Travel and Tourism students. Level 3 students recently visited Folly Farm to look at how visitor attractions can attract different types of tourists. They took photo evidence of the diversification methods used to attract new customers.