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From FE to HE progression - UWTSD PhD student Ashley Pullen is on a path to success

Ashley, aged 26, will graduate next summer with an impressive portfolio of skills and qualifications in a specialist area – Non Destructive Testing (NDT). UWTSD has become a global centre for academic teaching, research and development in the field of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). NDT is considered essential for the safety of aircraft, off-shore oil installations, gas pipelines, railroads, chemical plant, power stations, civil engineering structures and a wide range of industrial products.

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Nathaniel heads to 'top of the class'

Kick Start student Nathaniel Parker has steadily made his way to ‘top in the class’ at the Gorseinon campus.

The Kick Start Programme is an initiative developed by Gower College Swansea and aimed at Key Stage 4 students who enrol at college to complete a BTEC in Vocational Studies. It enables students to study a range of different pathways and gives them the opportunity to discover an area of interest that they could pursue on leaving school.

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Go Kart team building trip a success

Motor Vehicle students from Gower College Swansea enjoyed a recent team building day at Newport's Supakart.

The visit, which was part funded by the College’s Reaching Wider team, allowed the learners to drive petrol powered vehicles around the multi-level indoor circuit.

“The aims of the Reaching Wider project are to increase participation in higher education and improve employment prospects," says lecturer Lucy Turtle. "This was a great opportunity for the students to experience driving go-karts and it really brought out their competitive sides!"

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Coleg yn croesawu cymal rhanbarthol Cystadleuaeth Sgiliau Cymru

Yn ddiweddar roedd Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe wrthi’n paratoi i groesawu cymal rhanbarthol Cystadleuaeth Sgiliau Cymru ar gyfer Technoleg Moduron.

Roedd wyth myfyriwr o bob rhan o Dde Cymru wedi ymgasglu ar gampws Gorseinon ar 31 Ionawr, lle bu’n rhaid iddynt gwblhau pedair tasg ymarferol 30 munud o dan lygad barcud panel o feirniaid o fyd addysg a byd diwydiant.

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College hosts Skills Competition Wales regional heat

Gower College Swansea recently geared up to host the Skills Competition Wales regional heat for Automobile Technology.

Eight students from across South Wales converged at the Gorseinon campus on 30 January, where they were given four practical 30-minute tasks to complete under the watchful eye of a panel of judges drawn from education and industry.

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