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Celebrating the Chinese New Year
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February, 2019
To celebrate the Chinese New Year 2019 – Year of the Pig - 240 pupils representing six schools across Co Tyrone participated in the Chinese New Year celebrations at our Dungannon campus.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 21/02/2019 10:37:29
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South West College sign MOU with Chinese Automobile & Engineering College
18
January, 2019
South West College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Wuxi Vocational and Technical Higher Diploma School of Automotive Engineering as part of its growing international education strategy on Wednesday 16th January, at its Omagh Campus.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 18/01/2019 12:27:29
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SWC Hosts Conference on Sustainable Business in Northern Ireland
07
December, 2018

Representatives from industry and academia addressed a range of issues affecting businesses of all sizes and complexities across Northern Ireland when considering a move to a Circular Economy or sustainable business practices at the recent Circular Economy conference at South West College (SWC).

  • Troy Prenter
  • 07/12/2018 15:00:19
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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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FE colleges say – “Let’s Do Business”
22
October, 2018
Northern Ireland businesses can boost their competitiveness and unlock their full potential by linking with local Further Education (FE) colleges.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 22/10/2018 16:56:28
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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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Civil Engineering success at South West College
03
October, 2018
The South West College has achieved unprecedented recent success in the field of civil engineering through the delivery of the first Foundation Degree to be offered in Northern Ireland.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 03/10/2018 12:44:04
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Skills Academy to Provide Skilled Welders for Local Engineering Firms
03
October, 2018

A seven week pre-employment Welding Academy, supported by the Department for the Economy’s Assured Skills programme has commenced at the South West College (SWC), Dungannon Campus.

  • Troy Prenter
  • 03/10/2018 10:06:35
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Students to Raise Awareness of Youth Homelessness
19
September, 2018
Participants of the Youthscape programme at South West College (SWC) will be putting themselves in the shoes of homeless people by participating in a 12-hour sit-out at the Omagh Campus, this Thursday 20th September from 10am-10pm.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 19/09/2018 15:14:16
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