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Gower College Swansea’s Big Yellow Bus is heading to Swansea

☆ Spot Gower College Swansea's Big Yellow Bus for a chance to win £1000 for your school! ☆
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Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair, and Media Make-Up Students at Students Awards 2023

The creative journey of our Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair, and Media Make-Up students

College theatrical, special effects, hair, and media make-up students stunned guests with their horror circus display at the Student Awards last week.

The combination of intricate special effects make-up, mesmerizing hair designs, and captivating performances brought the circus of nightmares to life.

This was the final project of the year for the busy students. From mesmerizing transformations for College theatre productions to captivating appearances at conventions, these students have showcased their boundless creativity and talent.

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Weekly Apprenticeships Bulletin - 3 July

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.

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Myfyrwyr â’u tlysau / Students with trophies

An evening to remember: Gower College Swansea Annual Student Awards 2023

Students and staff from Gower College Swansea have celebrated yet another year of academic and vocational excellence.

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Krazy Races Team

Gower College Swansea’s Engineering Team Wins Best Design at Krazy Races

Swansea city centre was buzzing with excitement on Father's Day as Krazy Races took over the streets. The event, sponsored by Gower College Swansea, was Swansea’s first soapbox Derby, and saw participants in outrageous fancy dress and whizzing around the city streets in homemade soapbox carts.

Gower College Swansea, not content with simply supporting the event, went the extra mile by entering a team from their esteemed engineering department.

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Media Workshop at Yr Egin, Carmarthen

On 12 June, our media students all had a special opportunity to work with a professional company called Carlam - which is part of the community of Yr Egin, Carmarthen - to create a live programme and then stream it live.

They worked as part of a group to carry out a task under specific time conditions developing research, production and camera work skills. They gained experience in planning, filming and editing promo content by considering the different elements of creating a programme.

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Art, Design and Photography Summer Shows - June 2023!

Join us for an extraordinary showcase of talent and creativity at the Summer Art Exhibition, featuring the exceptional work of A Level and Vocational Level 3 learners from Gower College Swansea! This series of exhibitions provides a platform for the next generation of artists and designers to express their perspectives on various themes and issues.

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10 revision tips for a stress-free exam season

College Principal shares 10 revision tips for a stress-free exam season

Exam season has begun and young people across Swansea are now taking their final exams and assessments for GCSEs, A Levels and vocational qualifications.

It’s natural that this will be a stressful time for some students and their families.

While many people are still recovering from the effects of the pandemic, it’s important to recognise that mental health strain and pressure are common and that steps can be taken to ease anxiety.

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Costumes on display on stage at URDD Eisteddfod

National success for students in the Urdd

Our students had particular success at the Urdd Eisteddfod in Llandovery last week. Over 60 students in all competed in various stage and homework competitions. Gower College Swansea was the most successful further education college in Wales this year.


2D Drawing Yr10 and under 19 – 1st Lara Rees

Modified photograph Yr10 and under 19 – 1st Sam Sarsero | 2nd Morgan Mason

Photography: Colour photo Yr10 and under 19 – 1st Steffan Thomas | 3rd Archie Craven

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Group of students at Downing St

A surprise trip to Downing St for students

Our AS Government and Politics students recently visited London where they took in some very famous sights.

It was an action-packed day. Setting off from Swansea at 5.30am, the students visited the UK Supreme Court and enjoyed a walking tour of Whitehall.

They were also treated to a tour of Parliament including both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. There was a workshop on law-making at the end of the tour, followed by a Q&A session with Gower MP Tonia Antoniazzi.

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