Gower College Swansea (Coleg Gwyr Abertawe)
Swansea, United Kingdom
About Gower College Swansea (Coleg Gwyr Abertawe)
Gower College Swansea (Coleg Gwyr Abertawe) is a mixed, non-denominational further education college in West Glamorgan, Wales. The college, situated in Swansea has over 7,000 students studying there every year.
Gower College Swansea was established in 2010 after the merge of Gorseinon College and Swansea College. The college has campuses in Tycoch and Gorseinon, along with smaller learning centres at Gorseinon Centre, Broadway, Kingsway, Llwyn Y Bryn, Sketty Hall and Sandringham Park.
Values and vision
Gower College Swansea wants to provide all students with a welcoming and inspiring learning environment where they can develop lifelong skills to set them up for their future career path. The Welsh culture is celebrated throughout college life and students are given the opportunity to study in Welsh, along with the option of joining social groups such as the Welsh Society. The college prides itself on its dedicated teaching staff and has seen students leave to gain places at Oxbridge and Russell Group universities. Gower College Swansea offers a wide range of sports academies, including rugby, netball and football, to allow for students to develop their skills outside the classroom and stay active.
"Learners generally make good progress on their programmes. They work well in the classes observed and contribute well in whole-class, small group and individual tasks. Learners understand what is expected of them and achieve the learning objectives set in their classes."