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CREST in the running for Sustainable Award
12
October, 2017
The Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies (CREST) at South West College has been shortlisted for the Sustainability Award at the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Built Environment Awards 2017.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 12/10/2017 15:30:17
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Way out West at South West College picks up Digital Communication Award in Berlin
04
October, 2017
The South West College Blog, Way out West, picked up the award in the blog category at the 2017 Digital Communication Awards, which took place in Berlin on Friday 29th September. The blog, which was launched in January 2016 and offers ‘a new voice from within South West College’, saw off competition from companies such as IKEA and IBM to win the prestigious award in a competition which aims to ‘honour outstanding projects, campaigns and innovations in the field of online communications.’
  • Troy Prenter
  • 04/10/2017 12:52:01
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Way out West at South West College prepares for Digital Communication Awards
21
September, 2017
The South West College Blog, Way out West, has been shortlisted for the blog category of the Digital Communication Awards 2017, a competition which aims to ‘honour outstanding projects, campaigns and innovations in the field of online communications.’ 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 21/09/2017 12:43:19
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Greenville Energy Set to Boost Growth Through South West College Partnership
18
September, 2017
Ardstraw based Greenville Energy Ltd. in partnership with South West College has been successful in securing substantial funding through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 18/09/2017 16:15:52
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SWC Student Awarded for Entrepreneurial Spirit
08
June, 2017
The Rural Development Council has crowned South West College student, Joel Cuddy a regional winner of the Rural Youth Entrepreneurship (RYE) programme at the recent RYE Awards.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 08/06/2017 16:14:36
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Local Innovators Recognised at BEST Awards
26
May, 2017
The biggest awards event in the Further Education calendar in Northern Ireland took place this week at the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle, County Down. The BEST Awards recognise innovation in a wide range of areas ranging from creative industries, to visual design and life sciences being cultivated by students and lecturers across Northern Ireland’s six Further Education Colleges.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 26/05/2017 14:53:32
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South West College IT Trainees Take on Dragons Den
25
May, 2017
Fourteen students who enrolled on the OCR Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in IT in the Dungannon campus also chose to study the additional L2 IT Traineeship pilot qualification.  One of the components of this qualification was the completion of a Project Based Learning module which culminated in a very competitive and enthralling Dragons Den event held in Dungannon campus.
 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 25/05/2017 12:48:07
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Jungle Eating Challenge Winners at South West College
25
May, 2017
South West College held a ‘Jungle Challenge’ at each campus Open Day, in conjunction with Jungle NI outside Moneymore. The aim of the challenge was to complete an eating task which consisted of 3 courses, starter was jelly buffalo worms and meal worms, main course consisted of a cracker crickets and dessert was to eat an entire grasshopper.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 25/05/2017 10:46:40
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IT Trainees Visit Leading Engineering Firm McCloskey International
27
April, 2017
A group of Level 2 Cambridge Diploma IT trainees from South West College travelled to McCloskey International to discover more about the crushing and screening plants they design and manufacture, the trainees also learned of the potential Engineering and IT jobs that are available within the company.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 27/04/2017 13:37:46
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South West College Staff Volunteer with Mencap
26
April, 2017
A group of staff from the South West College volunteered with learning disability charity Mencap recently at their Supported Living Service in Omagh. The volunteering was set up as part of a Staff Development Day at the College and helped Mencap tenants in two of their houses with gardening, weeding, planting and painting fences.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 26/04/2017 16:36:36
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