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Students Are Getting Career Ready at McCloskey International
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December, 2016
On Thursday 15th December nine Career Ready students and two staff went to McCloskey International at Coalisland, for a factory visit and master class on interview skills. The students went in two groups around the factory seeing up close as huge crushing, screening and washing machines and conveyors were fabricated.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 21/12/2016 16:14:42
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Career Ready SWC Students Enjoy a Capital Experience
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December, 2016
On 8th December, twelve Engineering, Science and IT Career Ready students and two tutors took a trip to London for a Capital Experience.  They met at Dungannon Campus car park at 4.30 am, surprisingly bright eyed and chatty but knew it was going to be a long day as they planned to return 10 pm that night.  
  • Troy Prenter
  • 16/12/2016 13:18:51
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Zambian Students Graduate through South West College Virtual Learning
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December, 2016
Five Zambian students were among the 450 Higher Education students that graduated today at South West College Higher Education ceremony at Omagh Leisure Centre.  The students Francis Mutale, Obedient Kacheche, Patrick Chingaipe, Phales Mizinga, and Zachariah Manda, benefited from South West College’s Virtual Learning programme with support of Direct Aid For Africa (DAFA) and Fatima Secondary School Zambia.
  • 14/12/2016 10:39:31
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SWC Sign Chinese Memorandum of Understanding
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December, 2016
As part of an educational mission to Wuhan City in the Hubei Province of China,South West College and Xiangyang Vocational and Technical College have sign a memorandum of Understanding. The memorandum was signed in Beijing on the 8th December by Malachy McAleer CEO SWC,  李菲 Li Fei, President of Xiangyang College and countersigned by First Minister Arlene Foster MLA.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 12/12/2016 14:26:42
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Success for SWC at The Plaisterers’ Training Awards 2016
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November, 2016
The 18th Annual Plaisterers’ Training Awards were held at Plaisterers’ Hall in London. The event was attended by the Lord Mayor, Alderman Lord Moutevans and over 170 other guests. The awards represent the plastering and dry-lining trade, Training Colleges, Independent Training Providers, City Livery Companies. With particular links to organisations actively involved in construction skills training. Daniel McAteer represented South West College; he was nominated by one of his lectures Noel McIntyre, from the Omagh campus.  
  • 29/11/2016 15:47:58
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Gold Medal for Stuart at SWC at Skillbuild UK
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November, 2016
SkillBuild is the largest multi-trade competition in the UK, it has been on the go for over forty-five years, the UKs most talented apprentices compete against each other to be awarded SkillBuild champion in their chosen trade and be part of the UK team. 
  • 23/11/2016 12:25:41
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SWC Students Depart for Sweden
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November, 2016
A group of 12 students from South West College are currently attending a three week work placement with their lectures in Helsingborg, Sweden funded through Erasmus+. There are six Childcare Learning Development and six Health and Social Care students from across all three SWC campuses. They were placed in a variety of organisations on their related discipline. Child Care students were placed at an International School in Helsingborg in both pre-primary and primary classes, whilst Health Care students experienced work in three different care homes and special needs centres. 
  • 16/11/2016 10:03:37
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Opportunities in Digital Manufacturing
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November, 2016
The CREST Centre, at South West College will host an ‘Opportunities in Digital Manufacturing’ event on Tuesday 22nd November 2016 at 10.00am.  The event will be a forum for discussion and networking in relation to current trends in manufacturing such as; 3D Printing, Product Design, Advanced Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things.
  • 01/11/2016 09:22:43
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EuroSTEAM project made possible after securing Erasmus+ funding.
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October, 2016
South West College has been successful in gaining Erasmus+ funding for the EuroSTEAM project. The
project kicked off with a partner meeting on 26th October 2016, hosting the participants of the project in South West College Stem Centre in Dungannon. The hosted partners included Italy, Spain, Portugal and Belgium. 
  • 31/10/2016 09:31:51
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Wayne Denner, Entrepreneur, Influencer, Educator and Expert on Digital Media
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October, 2016
Wayne Denner an influential speaker, author and expert in Online Reputation and Wellbeing. Wayne’s message was to learn to protect and improve your personal digital presence. He set up Ireland’s First Social Network platform in the early noughties before Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, and Bebo. Wayne is an Entrepreneur, Educator and Trainer, he is known for his engaging approach with young people and businesses. 
  • 25/10/2016 14:46:46
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