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Welcome to Gower College Swansea

‘Profectus cum traditio’ – ‘Progress with tradition’

Gower College Swansea is one of the highest performing colleges in the country and is located in the UK’s first designated area of outstanding natural beauty. We are renowned for our A Level programme, with outstanding results and progression rates to the UK’s finest universities.

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Danteithion Cymreig i fyfyrwyr Rhyngwladol newydd

Roedd adran Ryngwladol Coleg Gŵyr Abertawe wedi cynnal digwyddiad ‘ymgyfarwyddo â chanol y ddinas’ ar gyfer ei charfan newydd o fyfyrwyr.

Uchafbwynt y diwrnod oedd blasu cocos, bara lawr a phice ar y maen ym Marchnad Abertawe – diolch yn fawr iddyn nhw am ddarparu’r bwydydd blasus am ddim! 

Mae Campws Gorseinon wedi croesawu cyfanswm o 36 o fyfyrwyr Safon Uwch newydd ym mis Medi o wledydd megis Tsieina, Hong Kong, Taiwan, De Corea, Singapôr a’r Aifft.
 

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Welsh treats for new International students

Gower College Swansea's International department held a ‘city centre orientation’ event for its new cohort of students.

The highlight of the day was trying cockles, laverbread and Welsh cakes at Swansea Market – a big thank you to them for providing delicious free tasters! 

In total, the Gorseinon campus has welcomed 36 new international A Level students this September from countries such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Egypt.

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Gower College Swansea...in China

Gower College Swansea Principal Mark Jones and International Manager Kieran Keogh recently visited Guangzhou (Southern China) to discuss the prospect of opening a Gower College Swansea-branded A Level campus there.

Mark and Kieran held successful meetings with both the investment team and the Local Education Bureau and conducted two site visits regarding potential locations for the campus.

Watch this space!

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International students tour Cambridge University

A group of International students from Gower College Swansea recently visited Cambridge.

The students stayed at Churchill College and attended application seminars and subject masterclasses. In addition, they visited other Cambridge colleges and were given tours by former Gower College Swansea students who are currently studying at the University of Cambridge.

Pictured: International students from China and South Korea at Churchill College with Felicity Padley, Oxbridge Tutor and HE+ Co-ordinator, and Mark Jones, Principal.

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Farewell to Diane

The International team at Gower College Swansea bids a fond farewell to Diane Ren (second left) who recently completed a 12 week teaching placement with the Business and Economics team at the Gorseinon campus.

Diane will now return to Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) to start teaching on their new A Level programme, for which Gower College Swansea is a partner.

Both Diane and the International team would like to thank all staff involved in helping to make her placement such a success.

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College bids fond farewell to Chinese teachers

Three teachers from Chongqing in China have completed a 12 week teacher placement at Gower College Swansea. They gave a presentation on their experiences at NPTC Group on 8 December and had some very positive things to say about their experience at the college.

The International team would like to thank the Engineering, ESOL, PGCE and A Level English Language teams for all their help and support in making these placements such a success.

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College establishes links with Alcanta Education

Gower College Swansea's International Manager Kieran Keogh has recently returned from a very successful business trip to China.

In Guangzhou, Kieran signed an A Level partnership agreement with Alcanta Education - after an introduction via The British Council - which will result in Gower College Swansea helping Alcanta to set up a Pre–A Level programme. Students who successfully complete this programme will then progress to the Gorseinon campus for their A Level studies.

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100% pass rate for International A Level students

International A Level students at Gower College Swansea celebrated an overall 100% pass rate in 2015, with 67% achieving A*- A grades.

These students have now progressed from the college to some of the UK’s top universities - including Cambridge, Imperial College London, University College London (UCL), Exeter and Manchester - as well as further afield, with one student attending Knox College, Illinois.

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