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Swansea City announce partnership with Gower College Swansea

7th July 2021

Swansea City is delighted to announce a new one-year partnership with Gower College Swansea, which will see the organisation be the club’s Official College Partner.

The partnership will also see the College become an Official Platinum City Business Network member.

Gower College Swansea is a leading further education college that attracts learners from across the Swansea area and beyond. Every year, over 4,500 full time and 8,000 part time learners, including 3,000 apprentices, choose to study at the College.

The College offers almost 40 A Level subjects and 40 vocational subject choices so, whatever your interest, they have a suitable course for you.

Around 1,000 of their students will progress to university in September after their exam results success. Many of these are heading to the UK’s top universities, including Swansea University and Russell Group institutions. Every year around 10 students, on average, are selected to attend Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

In May, Gower College Swansea won UK Apprenticeship Programme of the Year at the annual Tes FE Awards, which recognises the best further education organisations supporting learners across the UK.

The College also specialises in upskilling adults and employers with a range of training courses that offer up to 100% funding for both individuals and businesses, in topics such as health and safety, leadership, business, management and digital.

“We are delighted to welcome Gower College Swansea to the club for the 2021-22 season,” said Swansea City’s head of commercial, Rebecca Edwards-Symmons.

“They are a trusted local education provider with a proven track record of helping students achieve high levels of success and we are looking forward to working with them even more closely.”

Paul Kift, Director of Skills & Business Development at Gower College Swansea added: “Gower College Swansea is delighted to be working with Swansea City as their Official College Partner. It’s important to us that our partners are like-minded and have similar values – and that’s what we see in Swansea City, who share our vision to lead the way for the benefit of the people, employers and communities that we both serve.

“We’ve been proud to work with Swansea City over the last few years, and I’m extremely pleased that we’re now able to formalise our partnership in this way - ahead of another exciting season.”