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FE/HE collaboration sees classroom transformation
Thanks to a successful bid to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), a classroom at Gower College Swansea has been transformed into an active learning space complete with videoconferencing facilities, interactive boards and VR headsets.
College HR team up for top award
Gower College Swansea’s HR department is in the running for another top award.
The team have been shortlisted in the Best In-House Team category at the CIPD Wales Awards, which take place at Cardiff City Hall on 15 November.
This particular award recognises HR teams that have worked closely together to deliver value through people-focused initiatives and practices.
Ambitious plans for Sketty Hall given green light
Gower College Swansea’s vision to redevelop Sketty Hall as a Business School will proceed following a successful bid for capital funding from Welsh Government.
University joins forces with College to help students
Swansea University and Gower College Swansea have teamed up to support students with autistic spectrum conditions as they prepare to make the transition from college to university.
They are collaborating on a year-long research project to investigate potential challenges that these students experience when making the change from further education to higher education.
College awarded NEBOSH Gold status
Gower College Swansea has been awarded Gold NEBOSH Learning Partner status – an official seal of approval for its delivery of health and safety courses.
College launches HE+ and Seren Academy for 2019
Gower College Swansea has welcomed over 400 learners to the Gorseinon campus for the launch of the HE+ programme and Seren Academy for 2019/20.
Gower College Swansea, at the invitation of and in collaboration with, the University of Cambridge, is the ‘hub’ institution in the Swansea HE+ Consortium, working with the seven state sixth-form schools in the City and County of Swansea.
£6.6m EU funding to support Gower College Swansea employability programme
A major £6.6m EU investment is set to expand and extend a Swansea employability programme through to 2021.
Five new projects, part of the ‘Better Jobs, Better Futures’ programme, will be delivered by Gower College Swansea, in partnership with local employers.
New students welcomed to College
New students had a chance to find out more about campus life when they attended the Gower College Swansea Freshers’ Fayre.
College celebrates Medallion of Excellence for Tom
During the recent WorldSkills Kazan 2019 competition event, no less than six of the 19 medals won by Team UK came from Wales.
Welsh youngsters named among best in the world at international skills competition
Talented young people from across Wales have been recognised as world-class experts at the WorldSkills International competition in Russia.
The event is the world’s largest skills competition and took place across four days in Kazan with young people from more than 63 counties battling it out to be awarded a medal in their chosen skill.