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Students Building the Generation Gap
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June, 2019
This year has seen the launch of the exciting and extremely rewarding Intergenerational Café at South West College (SWC) – a new social space for the exchange of skills and traditions to help bridge the gap between generations in the local community.
  • Laura Casey
  • 18/06/2019 15:09:53
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Strickland Scholarship for Engineering Students
20
May, 2019
Five Engineering students from South West College (SWC) were awarded the Strickland Scholarship – a prestigious annual bursary scheme organised by SWC, in conjunction with Strickland Tracks.
  • Laura Casey
  • 20/05/2019 15:21:29
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Students Receive IRTE Awards
01
May, 2019
Three exceptional students from SWC Omagh were awarded prizes at the recent Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTE) awards ceremony at the Transport Training Services NI, Nutts Corner.
  • Laura Casey
  • 01/05/2019 16:07:46
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Inter-Colleges Media Competition
02
April, 2019
Malachy O’Hanlon, a second year BTEC Creative Media student at Dungannon Campus, picked up 2nd place in the Photography section at the recent Inter Colleges Media Competition, hosted by North West Regional College (NWRC).
  • Troy Prenter
  • 02/04/2019 15:32:36
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Construction Apprentices Compete to be the Best in Their Trade at Skillbuild NI
28
March, 2019
Over 80 local construction apprentices gathered their tools to compete against each other in the annual Skillbuild NI National Finals, held at Belfast Metropolitan College, Castlereagh on Friday 22 March 2019.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 28/03/2019 12:22:35
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Companies provide £57,000 worth of bursaries for SWC students
28
March, 2019
Thirty-two South West College construction students were the recipients of a total of £57,000 in bursaries, as they were presented with scholarships from a variety of industry leading construction companies.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 28/03/2019 09:40:59
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SWC Apprentices Battle it out at the Worldskills UK Finals
29
November, 2018
South West College (SWC) apprentices were among the UK’s most talented young tradeswomen and tradesmen and skilled professional at last weekend’s climax of WorldSkills UK in Birmingham. 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 29/11/2018 10:44:00
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South West College’s Matilda May Voted Student of the Year
26
November, 2018
South West College civil engineering student Matilda May Beattie has received a top accolade at the recent annual 2018 Plant & Civil Engineer magazine Awards.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 26/11/2018 11:20:19
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World Skills competition on the horizon for local electrical apprentice
19
October, 2018
South West College (SWC) electrical apprentice, David McHugh has been named among the eight competitors who will compete in the 2018 SkillELECTRIC UK final, following a series of challenging regional heats earlier this year.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 19/10/2018 09:52:32
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Ronan Among the Next Generation of Top Design Professionals
04
July, 2018
South West College (SWC) Art and Design student, Ronan Naylor, recently competed at the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) UK and Ireland Final, at the CertMatters Live Conference held as the Design Museum Centre London.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 04/07/2018 10:46:56
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