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Coffee and cakes for charity
17
October, 2014
Staff and students at South West College flocked to the college’s restaurants on 26th September for coffee and cakes, all in aid of Macmillan’s World’s Largest Coffee Morning, its flagship national fundraising event. The event raised £1200.00, which will be used to provide invaluable cancer support services across the local area of Tyrone and Fermanagh. 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 17/10/2014 14:14:47
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The Further Education sector supports widening access to participation in Higher Education
17
October, 2014
The Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings was the venue for this week’s special event to showcase the role of the six regional Further Education (FE) Colleges in widening participation to Higher Education. The event, sponsored by the Committee for Employment and Learning, was attended by key stakeholders including business and trade union representatives, MLAs, as well as staff and students from the six regional Further Education Colleges.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 17/10/2014 13:06:09
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Local lad’s success at European stock car racing
15
October, 2014
19 year old South West College student Jordan Rochford is pictured with his recent accolades won on the stock car racing scene.
  • 15/10/2014 13:03:20
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South West College Launches New Apprenticeship in Providing Financial Services
10
October, 2014
South West College recently launched a new Apprenticeship in Providing Financial Services in a drive to support the development of this economically important sector.
The apprenticeship is fully-funded by the Department for Employment and Learning and has been developed in collaboration with the Financial Skills Partnership, based on the sector needs and specific requirements of local employers.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 10/10/2014 14:54:20
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Local Motor Vehicle Apprentice Triumphs at Euroskills 2014
09
October, 2014
South West College motor vehicle apprentice Declan McGrath, from Belleek, County Fermanagh scooped a gold medal in automotive technology at the recent EuroSkills competition in Lille, France.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 09/10/2014 09:53:16
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Zambian Students Graduate from Award Winning Programme
09
October, 2014
A class of Zambian students have graduated from South West College, having successfully completed an award winning online learning programme in information technology, delivered by the college, and sponsored by local charity Direct Aid for Africa (DAFA). 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 09/10/2014 09:27:04
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South West College delivers e-learning to Zambia’s young people
03
October, 2014
South West College’s Zambia e-Learning project has been highly commended at the recent DANI Awards, Northern Ireland’s premier digital industry awards, which celebrate the best of Northern Ireland’s digital and creative talent.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 03/10/2014 15:32:06
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Omagh Engineering student building the right Foundation for his career
30
September, 2014
Aaron O'Neill from Gortin near Omagh and FP McCann have engineered a successful partnership through Aaron's Civil Engineering Foundation degree.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 30/09/2014 16:53:09
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College is Top of the Class for Health & Wellbeing Good Practice
15
September, 2014
Following a recent cross college assessment by the Investors in People (IiP), South West College has become the first college in Northern Ireland to receive the Health and Wellbeing Good Practice Award in recognition of their commitment to the health and wellbeing of staff.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 15/09/2014 16:48:06
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Fermanagh Student Declan McGrath set for WorldSkills São Paulo 2015
09
September, 2014
Declan Mcgrath age 20 from Fermanagh, Northern Ireland and currently employed at Bundoran Motors, Co Donegal, Ireland was named as one of the competitors for Squad UK (Automotive Technology) for WorldSkills São Paulo 2015 after competing over three days of intense competition at Emtec Nottingham. Declan was invited to take part in Squad UK after excelling at the WorldSkills UK Pre-Selection Skills Competitions.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 09/09/2014 10:59:49
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