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A Level student heads to American University

Among the 1000-plus students about to progress to higher education from Gower College Swansea is Elli Rees, who has won a place at a prestigious American university.

Elli, who attended Ysgol Gyfun y Strade before studying A Levels in Maths, English Literature, Government and Politics, and Religious Studies at the Gorseinon Campus, will now read for a Liberal Arts degree at St John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland.

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A Level and GCSE

Myfyrwyr yn barod i astudio cerddoriaeth yn y prifysgolion gorau

Mae myfyrwyr Safon Uwch Cerddoriaeth o Goleg Gŵyr Abertawe yn dathlu ar ôl cael cynigion cwrs gan rai o’r prifysgolion a’r conservatoires gorau yn y DU.

“Rydyn ni wedi cael blwyddyn wych o ran dilyniant myfyrwyr o Goleg Gŵyr Abertawe i addysg uwch ac rydw i wrth fy modd bod cynifer ohonyn nhw wedi cael lle yn y sefydliadau nodedig hyn,” dywedodd yr Arweinydd Cwricwlwm Jonathan Rogers. “Mae pob un wedi mynd trwy broses clyweliadau hynod drwyadl a chystadleuol a dylen nhw fod yn falch iawn o’u cyflawniadau.”

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Music, Media and Performance

Students ready to face the music at top universities

A Level Music students from Gower College Swansea are celebrating after receiving course offers from some of the top universities and conservatoires in the UK.

“We’ve had a fantastic year for student progression from Gower College Swansea to higher education and I’m delighted that so many of them have gained places at these prestigious institutions,” says Curriculum Leader Jonathan Rogers. “They have each undergone an extremely rigorous and competitive auditions process and should feel very proud of their achievements.”

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Music, Media and Performance

Karly yn ennill dwy wobr

Mae cyn myfyriwr mynediad o Goleg Gŵyr Abertawe wedi dod yn ail yn seremoni flynyddol Coffa Keith Fletcher.

Bydd Karly Jenkins, astudiodd Mynediad i Les Cymdeithasol yn y Coleg, cyn mynd i astudio cwrs gradd mewn gwaith cymdeithasol ym Mhrifysgol Abertawe, yn mynychu digwyddiad cyflwyno arbennig ym Mhalas San Steffan, ar 24 Chwefror.

Dyma fydd yr ail wobr i Karly dderbyn eleni, gan mai hi hefyd enillodd gwobr Dysgwr Mynediad y Flwyddyn (Agored Cymru) yng nghategori’r Ymrwymiad Eithriadol i Astudio.

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Access

Karly is a double award winner

A former Access student from Gower College Swansea has been officially named as a runner-up in the annual Keith Fletcher Memorial Prize ceremony.

Karly Jenkins (second left), who studied Access to Social Welfare at the College before beginning her social work degree at Swansea University, will attend a special presentation event at The Palace of Westminster on 24 April.

It will be the second award given to Karly this year, as she was also the recent recipient of an Agored Cymru Access Learner of the Year Award, in the Outstanding Commitment to Study category.

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Access

Cyn-fyfyriwr yn dychwelyd i arwain rhaglen Rhydgrawnt y Coleg

Mae wyneb gyfarwydd yn barod i ddychwelyd i Goleg Gŵyr Abertawe.

Mae Fiona Beresford, a astudiodd Safon Uwch Hanes, Saesneg a Mathemateg ar Gampws Gorseinon, wedi cael ei phenodi yn Gydlynydd Rhydgrawnt/HE+ newydd y Coleg.

Ar ôl cwblhau ei chyrsiau Safon Uwch yn 2009, aeth Fiona i Goleg Churchill, Caergrawnt lle enillodd radd Gyntaf mewn Hanes cyn dechrau gyrfa addysgu.

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A Level and GCSE

Former student returns to head up College Oxbridge programme

A familiar face is set to return to Gower College Swansea.

Fiona Beresford, who studied A Level History, English and Maths at the Gorseinon campus, has been appointed as the College’s brand new Oxbridge/HE+ Coordinator.

After completing her A Levels in 2009, Fiona attended Churchill College, Cambridge where she achieved a First in History before beginning a teaching career.

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A Level and GCSE

Myfyrwyr busnes yn ymchwilio i ddewisiadau prifysgol

Yn ddiweddar, roedd grŵp o fyfyrwyr Safon UG Busnes wedi cael cyfle i ymweld â Diwrnod Agored i Israddedigion ym Mhrifysgol Falmouth i gael cipolwg ar y rhaglenni gradd busnes ac entrepreneuriaeth a gynigir.

Yno, roedden nhw hefyd yn gallu cwrdd â nifer o fyfyrwyr presennol yn ogystal â staff darlithio.

Roedd y myfyrwyr hefyd wedi gwneud gweithgareddau arforgampau amrywiol ar draeth Swanpool. Roedd y gweithgareddau hyn wir wedi’u gwthio nhw allan o’u cylch cysur ond roedden nhw’n boblogaidd iawn!

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Business, Accountancy and Law

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