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Creative Arts students from Gower College Swansea attended a very special film premiere recently.

They were invited to Pontardawe Arts Centre to watch a film that - thanks to It’s My Shout, an independent film production company and training scheme based in Wales – they had a hand in making.

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GCS Owls: Setting the standard in UK Esports

Celebrating an extraordinary achievement in the realm of competitive gaming, Gower College Swansea's renowned Esports team - the GCS Owls - has solidified their 2023 legacy by finishing the year at the summit of the British Esports Student Championships' Winter Split.

With an unparalleled 100% win record, the Owls have triumphed in Rocket League, Overwatch and Valorant, showcasing their dominance across these esteemed leagues.

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Empowering Lifelong Learning: Adult Learning Partnership Swansea Unveils New Website

The Adult Learning Partnership Swansea (ALPS) is thrilled to announce the launch of its new website (Link to new ALPS Website), designed to be a centralised hub for adult learners in the local area. This website lists and links to the wide range of educational opportunities on offer, provided by the collaborative efforts of key organisations in adult education.

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Bruce Fellowes, Head of GCS Training, is pictured holding a laptop in front of a screen which says Gower College Swansea User Centred Design Apprenticeship Launch Event. Bruce is pictured alongside James Holloway, Digital Trainer and Assessor at Gower College Swansea, Lauren Power, Product Manager at Digital Public Services Wales, and Sarah Floyd, Apprentice at Digital Public Services Wales.

Gower College Swansea Leads the Way with Exclusive User Centred Design Apprenticeship

Gower College Swansea emerges as an educational pioneer once again, proudly launching a brand-new apprenticeship pathway in User Centred Design (UCD), establishing itself as the first and exclusive provider of this innovative program in Wales. With a dedication to innovation and fostering talent, the College marks a significant milestone by introducing a curriculum that aligns with the demands of contemporary industries.

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Finalists in the AoC Beacon Awards 2023/24

Gower College Swansea has been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Association of Colleges Beacon Awards for Widening Participation.

The Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education (FE) colleges. It is managed by AoC and run through AoC Charitable Trust - a registered charity.

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Gower College Swansea Electronic Engineering Students Shine in WorldSkills UK National Finals

Gower College Swansea Electronic Engineering Students Shine in WorldSkills UK National Finals

In a remarkable display of skill and dedication, two Electronic Engineering students from Gower College Swansea have secured medals in this year's WorldSkills UK (WSUK) National Finals.

Faroz Shahrokh, Rhys Lock, and Tarran Spooner, all pursuing the L3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies (Electronics pathway) at the Tycoch Campus, earned coveted spots in the Industrial Electronics finals following a successful initial round. At the finals, Tarran won Gold, while Faroz scooped Silver!

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Clintons’ visit to Swansea University puts focus on leadership for future generations

Clintons’ visit to Swansea University puts focus on leadership for future generations

It's not every day you get to meet former US President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

But that is exactly what happened to our student Anna Petrusenko when she attended a very special Leadership for Future Generations event at Swansea University

What an amazing experience for Anna!

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Important information about our Gorseinon Campus open evening, 16 November 2023

Here is some important information for anyone thinking of coming along to our open evening at the Gorseinon Campus on Thursday 16 November (5.30pm – 7.30pm)

Due to our £17m refurbishment of the Campus – which will result in enhanced facilities including social space, a new atrium and classrooms - there might be some extra things to consider before you visit us.

Please pre-register for the event if you can. Not only will this likely save you time when you arrive but it will also allow us to keep in touch with you with any event updates.

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Gower College Swansea Shines at Print Exhibition

Talented students and staff from Gower College Swansea were recently selected to exhibit their artwork at the Mission Gallery, as part of an innovative project that has united artists and creatives in the local area.

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College introduces innovative new User Centred Design apprenticeship

Gower College Swansea is delighted to announce the availability of a brand new User Centred Design apprenticeship pathway. This new route has been designed to meet the needs of employers and skill gaps in the local area, allowing learners to gain nationally recognised qualifications whilst working and learning. 

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