“I’m living proof that it’s never too late."

Jodie Croxall, from Swiss Valley in Llanelli, celebrated achievement this week as she received her PhD in Social Policy from Swansea University.

Jodie, aged 39, received her award at the Summer Degree and Award Congregation for the College of Human and Health Sciences at the City and County of Swansea’s Brangwyn Hall, cheered on by her proud parents Allan and Tina, husband Neil and son Adam.

Special graduation event for college's HE students

Around 80 Higher Education students from Gower College Swansea recently attended a graduation event at the National Waterfront Museum.

The students were celebrating achievement in subjects as diverse as accountancy, engineering, leadership and management, sports massage therapies, hair and beauty management, childcare, and health and social care services.


Business, Accountancy and Law Engineering Hairdressing, Beauty and Holistics Health and Childcare Sport and Fitness Teaching, Learning and Development

Maths students make the most of STEP session

Students taking Further Maths at Gower College Swansea enjoyed a stimulating morning recently when they attended a STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper) master-class, organised by the college in conjunction with the Further Maths Support Programme Wales, using facilities provided at Swansea University.

These STEP II and STEP III master-classes are open to all Year 13 pupils who are studying Maths and Further Maths and two people had travelled from North Wales to benefit from the programme!


A Level and GCSE Maths, Science and Social Sciences

Access students gain career guidance

Current students on Gower College Swansea’s Access to Higher Education programme met up with former students, who are now working in their dream jobs, for career advice at the Tycoch campus.

The Access programme is aimed at students aged 18 and above who wish to return to education after a break or are looking for qualifications for a change of career, preparing them for study at university.




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