News and Events

12
May
Learners in one of the carpentry competitions of the SkillBuild

Gower College Swansea hosts SkillBuild regional heat

The 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.
04
May
Student at computer

College supports Digital 2030 vision

Jisc 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.
25
Apr
Sue Morris and Nguyen Nghi having dinner at the table

‘Home away from home’ for Gower College Swansea’s international students

Gower 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.
20
Apr
A Built Environment learner building a wall during Skills Competition Wales

FE colleges join forces with CITB to improve provision and support across construction sector

This 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. 
19
Apr
College staff, student and manager at Croeso Lounge, Mumble. Matthew Jones (Assistant Learning Area Manager), Angela Smith (ILS Tutor/Assessor), Ethan Scott, Dan Kristof (Manager, Croeso Lounge), Head Chef, Ryan Bath (ILS job coach).

Partnership success for Independent Living Skills and Apprenticeships

The 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. 
19
Apr
Man being interviewed

Minister talks to College students following EMA announcement

Gower College Swansea was delighted to welcome the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, to the Tycoch Campus on 17 April.
17
Apr
Creative Futures event

Gower College Swansea learners step into the spotlight at Creative Futures event

Gower 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. 
17
Apr
Female winner of Mumbles Duathlon holding a banner at the finish line

Gower College Swansea sponsors Mumbles Duathlon

Gower College Swansea was the title sponsor again this year for Mumbles Duathlon on 25 March.
30
Mar
Students volunteering at Mumbles Duathlon

Valuable learning during Travel and Tourism field trips

It’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.
27
Mar

Pro:Direct Football Academy trial – Wednesday 12 April

Following the success of the open trial in February, the Pro:Direct Academy are excited to announce another on Wednesday 12 April. This trial is open to male footballers who are currently in Year 11 at school, and will be located at Penyrheol Leisure Centre 3G (SA4 4LP), 10am-12pm. 

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