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Young Adult Mental Health Awareness Conference
22
May, 2014
South West College, Niamh (Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health) and Cookstown District Council recently joined forces to host a hugely successful conference in a bid to help erase stigmas surrounding mental health issues among young people.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 22/05/2014 16:01:01
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Outstanding Award for an Outstanding College
12
May, 2014
South West College was recently acknowledged for outstanding practice of running ASDAN courses by ASDAN Education, a pioneering curriculum development organisation and awarding body.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 12/05/2014 15:08:31
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South West College Florists Bloom at Chelsea Qualifying Event
07
May, 2014
Dublin based Florists and students of South West College, Ciara Quigley and Karen Massey were recently announced as the first and second prize winners, respectively, at the Irish Chelsea Hub qualifying heat.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 07/05/2014 13:21:43
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Local Volunteer hailed for work with young people
17
April, 2014
Omagh volunteer Johanne McCanny was recently announced as the recipient of the annual Ross McCartney Volunteer Award in recognition for her outstanding work and commitment in supporting young offenders.
  • 17/04/2014 12:44:36
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Students Receive STEM Industry Bursaries
10
April, 2014
Four Foundation Degree students from South West College have each received a STEM Industry Bursary of £2500 as part of a collaboration between Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council and South West College.
  • 10/04/2014 14:47:39
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South West College Hosts an Evening with Award Winning Hairdresser Joanne O'Neill
10
April, 2014
The Dungannon Campus recently hosted an evening for the College’s trainee hairdressing students and industry professionals with the award winning Hairdresser, Joanne O’Neill.
  • 10/04/2014 14:22:39
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South West College working in partnership with industry
07
April, 2014
South West College in association with the Department for Employment and Learning and the Connected programme held a Business Breakfast for employers in the construction and engineering industry entitled ‘Working with Partners in Industry’ in the Gallery Restaurant Omagh Campus on Thursday 3rd April.  The event was held to promote engagement on Foundation degree courses at the College.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 07/04/2014 13:42:15
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Students Go digging for Gold
03
April, 2014
14 construction and civil engineering students from South West College in Omagh were given the rare chance to visit Gortin’s prospective gold mine recently – the Curraghinalt Project.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 03/04/2014 14:58:35
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Jenny's International Flower Power
31
March, 2014

For the first time in history, Ireland will be represented at this summer’s Singapore Garden Festival ‘Windows to the World’ category as South West College student, Jenny Murphy accepts her invitation to showcase her creative blooms at Asia’s much awaited best garden and flower show.

  • Troy Prenter
  • 31/03/2014 16:13:17
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Young People Urged to Stay Connected for a Brighter Future
24
March, 2014
Young people who have successfully completed the Connections programme at South West College were recently praised for their efforts in overcoming personal barriers to return to education, training or employment and urged to continue to believe in themselves to achieve their goals.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 24/03/2014 15:35:18
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