News and Events
Important information re: inclement weather 18 February
As you will be aware, the Met Office has declared a RED warning in our area tomorrow, Friday 18 February.
Having discussed this with colleagues in the Council we have decided that, for tomorrow, we will move to remote learning in all areas, with all campuses closed to staff and students.
Covid update from Principal, Mark Jones (Monday 14 February)
Following last Friday’s updated guidance from the First Minister in relation to education, there will be no changes to our current Covid measures within the College before half term.
This means the following safety measures are all still in place:
Incident in the Gorseinon area (10 February)
We are aware of a violent incident in Gorseinon Bus Station last night (Thursday 10 February).
South Wales Police have since issued a Section 60 notice, which gives officers the authority to stop and search anyone within the area, this includes the Gorseinon Campus.
Congratulations to our apprentice stars!
As part of the Apprenticeship Week Wales 2022 celebrations, Gower College Swansea held a virtual Apprenticeship Awards over its Twitter and LinkedIn social media feeds.
This virtual event was designed to highlight the very best of the best apprentices, employers and assessors.
Welsh businesses urged to re-think recruitment strategies amid workforce crisis
With Apprenticeship Week Wales underway (Feb 7-13), Welsh businesses are being urged to rethink existing recruitment strategies to best manage future workforces.
Mark Jones, Principal of Gower College Swansea and Vaughan Gething, the Minister for the Economy, are asking Welsh businesses to consider recruiting apprentices in a bid to fill vacancies.
Apprenticeship Week Wales – current vacancies and information sessions
Apprenticeships are a great way to gain qualifications while you work and earn a wage.
As one of the largest providers of apprenticeships in Wales, Gower College Swansea is pleased to share a range of current local vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for a vacancy, please contact the individual employer using the email details provided.
A warm welcome to Hannah
There have been some exciting developments at Gower College Swansea lately with the introduction of a new Learning Area called Built Environment, which encompasses courses in plumbing, construction, electrical and energy.
And overseeing this new department is a brand new Learning Area Manager - Hannah Pearce.
College launches Teaching Academy 2022
Ever wondered what it would be like to be part of an award-winning team, teaching at a sector-leading further education College?
Covid update from Principal, Mark Jones (27 January)
The Welsh Government's First Minister Mark Drakeford recently confirmed that from Friday 28 January, Wales will move to alert level zero, unless the public health situation changes for the worse.
But what does this mean for the College?
During the autumn term, we have had consistently low numbers of cases among our student community.