News and Events

30
Aug
College enjoys a Welsh Celebration Day

College enjoys a Welsh Celebration Day

Staff at the Broadway Hair, Beauty and Holistic Centre recently enjoyed a Welsh Celebration Day as part of inset week.

29
Aug
Outstanding results for International A Level students

Outstanding results for International A Level students

This year’s A2 class scooped amazing A Level results with an impressive 64% achieving A* or A grades.

Over 90% of these students have been accepted by Russell Group universities, including Oxbridge.

Our AS Level students had a lot to celebrate too, with ten students achieving either four or three A grades.

24
Aug
Top results for Gower College Swansea

Top results for Gower College Swansea

After an incredible set of A Level results, over 1,000 Gower College Swansea students are set to progress to university this September.

Almost 200 of these students are heading to some of the best universities in the UK - including Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Imperial College London, Bristol, Exeter and the London School of Economics.

17
Aug

GCSE results day – Thursday 23 August 2018

GCSE results will be available for collection from 9am on Thursday 23 August 2018 (main reception area at Tycoch and the Exams office at Gorseinon)

16
Aug
Gower College Swansea A / AS Level results 2018

Gower College Swansea A / AS Level results 2018

Students at Gower College Swansea are celebrating an overall A Level pass rate of 98%, with 1827 separate exam entries.

Of these passes, 83% were at the higher grades of A*- C, 58% were at grades A*- B and 28% were at grades A* - A – all strong percentage increases on our excellent 2017 results.

01
Aug
Seven careers you could launch after College

Seven careers you could launch after College

GCSE results day marks the next chapter in a young adult’s life. Edging ever closer to the real world of higher education and employment, coming up with a plan for the future can seem like a seriously daunting task.

30
Jul
College scoops Bronze award for health and wellbeing initiatives

College scoops Bronze award for health and wellbeing initiatives

Gower College Swansea has achieved a Corporate Health Standard Bronze Award for its dedication to providing health and wellbeing initiatives for its staff.

The Corporate Health Standard is part of the Healthy Working Wales programme and is the national mark of quality for health and wellbeing in the workplace.

11
Jul
Local leader and college shortlisted for Wales’ national leadership awards

Local leader and college shortlisted for Wales’ national leadership awards

Principal and Chief Executive Mark Jones from Gower College Swansea has been named a finalist in this year’s Leading Wales Awards.

The 2018 Leading Wales Awards – in association with the Institute of Leadership and Management – have announced this year’s shortlist and are holding their judging interviews on Thursday 12 July.

05
Jul
Urdd success for Maggie

Urdd success for Maggie

One of our International students took third prize at the recent Urdd Eisteddfod 2018 (regional selection category).  

Maggie, who is originally from China, designed and produced a lino cut print based on the theme of urban environment.

Her art teachers thought her print was one of the most original designs from the group of first year fine art students.

05
Jul

Hitting the high notes - from ‘royal’ performers to rugby legends

Meet the Swansea exports taking the world by storm

From Dylan Thomas and Catherine Zeta Jones to Joe’s ice cream and the ‘Jacks’ - Swansea has a lot to offer.

Among the alumni of Gower College Swansea are many famous names. Here are just some former students who have made their mark across the world in the arts, sport and food  – to name just a few.

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