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Gower College Swansea sees double success at PQ Awards

ACCA’s (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Platinum Approved Learning Partner Gower College Swansea achieved wins in two categories at the PQ Magazine Awards 2017 held on 21 February in London.

Paul Sizer, Curriculum Leader for Accountancy and Finance, was named Accountancy Personality of the Year and Jayne Walker, Lecturer and Mentor for Accountancy, picked up the award for Training Manager/Workplace Mentor of the Year.

Lloyd Powell, Head of ACCA Wales says: “Gower College Swansea’s commitment to training and student support is second to none. The recognition by PQ Magazine Awards confirms that there is a high calibre of staff working at the college to ensure students receive the support they need to succeed.”

“Gower College Swansea continues to demonstrate that it is a learning institution rightly admired and sought after. Students have come to depend on their expertise and leadership as they work towards obtaining professional qualifications such as ACCA”.

Bruce Fellows, Learning Area Manager of Gower College Swansea, says: ‘Last year we were named Accountancy College of the Year (Public Sector). For us to receive two awards for our dedicated team members is an amazing recognition of the hard work the entire accountancy team put in. We are proud to be recognised by PQ Awards”.

Gower College Swansea is the only Further Education College in the UK to be awarded ACCA’s highly sought-after Platinum Approved Learning Partner (ALP) status. ACCA grants Platinum ALP status to institutions that have demonstrated excellence in student expectation, policy, student experience and continuous improvement.

PR: thanks to ACCA

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