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South West College Erne Campus given the green light from planning
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March, 2017
South West College is delighted to announce that formal planning permission for the development of a new College Campus, on the site of the old Erne hospital, has now been granted.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 22/03/2017 20:55:27
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South West College Confucius Project Students China Bound
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March, 2017
Students from South West College Enniskillen, Omagh and Dungannon campuses have joined with students from the Loreto Grammar Omagh, Enniskillen Royal Grammar School, Bangor Academy and Lagan College for the trip of a lifetime to China.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 21/03/2017 15:34:41
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Opportunities in Digital Manufacturing
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January, 2017
South West College recently presented “Opportunities in Digital Manufacturing” at the College’s state of the art Passive Pavilion in the Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 18/01/2017 10:50:00
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Great British Barber Bash held at SWC
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January, 2017
The Great British Barber Bash (GBBB) showcase events all over the world from Omagh to Dubai, demonstrating the latest barbering techniques to their audience. Two barbers Ryan Cullen from Armagh and Conor Taaffe from Drogheda, are leading the way in barbering, and their success is known all over the world. They held a Barber Bash at South West College, Omagh campus, in which hairdressers and barbers from the Omagh area attended.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 17/01/2017 16:19:39
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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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