International Students



South West College welcomes applications from International students.  The College provides an environment in which overseas applicants are treated in a friendly and welcoming manner and our dedicated International Office provides on-going advice and support for each student from pre-application to arrival and throughout their duration at the College.  The College’s aim is to ensure that all International Students will have a great educational and cultural experience.

About South West College

South West College is Northern Irelands only Grade One – Outstanding College and is firmly establishing as the country’s leading College in role Further and Higher Education.   The College has a key focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths courses) and prides itself on its drive to foster innovation and entrepreneurship for students of all ages. The College has a strong, long established; working relationship with both the Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast and is a STEM Assured College continually praised for its work in Higher Education by the UK’s STEM Foundation. 

The College has over 20,000 enrolments annually offering over 450 courses ranging from vocational training to degree level and is the largest employer in the South West region with over 650 staff, and an annual turnover of £40 million.