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SWC Involved in International Research to Turn Leftover Grain into Fuel
28
November, 2019
The South West College Renewable Engine Programme has been involved in an international collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast and Sultan Oaboos University in Oman to convert leftover grain from breweries into carbon, which could be used as a renewable fuel for homes in winter, charcoal for summer barbecues or water filters in developing countries. The project was funded by EPSRC and The Bryden Centre at Queen’s.
  • Laura Casey
  • 28/11/2019 16:15:56
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Commended Status for SWC Confucius Hub
28
November, 2019
The Confucius Classroom Hub at South West College (SWC) has been awarded commended status from the AoC Beacon Awards as an 'outstanding example of a college’s ability to embed internationalisation across the college, wider regional educational system and the business community.'
  • Laura Casey
  • 28/11/2019 13:31:16
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SWC Partners with Manufacturing Industry to Provide Integrated Support Programme
25
November, 2019
The new Manufacturing Support Programme launched at South West College (SWC) Dungannon on Friday 22nd November. The initiative has been developed by SWC in conjunction with manufacturing companies from the Fermanagh Omagh and Mid Ulster District Council areas.
  • Laura Casey
  • 25/11/2019 15:47:55
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SWC Early Years Conference 2019
18
November, 2019
Over 120 early years practitioners, educators and policy-makers from across the south west region attended the 6th annual Early Years Conference at South West College (SWC), Omagh, Friday 15th November.
  • Laura Casey
  • 18/11/2019 12:22:16
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South West College Partners with Manufacturing Industry to Roll out Integrated Support Programme
08
November, 2019

The Dungannon Campus of South West College will be the venue for on Friday 22ndNovember for the launch of the Manufacturing Support Programme. This initiative has been developed by South West College in conjunction with manufacturing companies from the Fermanagh Omagh and Mid Ulster District Council areas, to address skills shortages in the region. 

  • Troy Prenter
  • 08/11/2019 15:53:20
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Gadget Box to promote better learning
06
November, 2019
The ‘Gadget Box’ has been designed and created by South West College (SWC) Computing Lecturer, John Lyons, in a bid to maximise a more conducive learning environment for both students and staff in the classroom.
  • Laura Casey
  • 06/11/2019 11:44:55
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Launch of Mind Me at SWC
05
November, 2019
The brand new ‘Mind Me at SWC’ Health and wellbeing hub has just launched at the Technology and Skills Centre in Enniskillen. The Hub follows on from a number of new health and well-being initiatives, recently launched across SWC including ‘Mental Health First Aiders’ and an online ‘Mental Health Awareness Module and Toolkit of Resources.’
  • Laura Casey
  • 05/11/2019 14:49:51
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SWC Curriculum Conference 2019
05
November, 2019
Over 300 lecturing staff came together at SWC Dungannon on Monday for the annual SWC Curriculum Conference - ‘It’s good to talk; it’s good to listen’.
  • Aidan Kelly
  • 05/11/2019 10:48:53
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Key construction phase complete at the pioneering  South West College Erne Campus
25
October, 2019
We are delighted to mark a key milestone in the construction phase of the new, state-of-the-art Erne Campus, with an official “Topping-out” ceremony on Friday 25 October. Representatives for the Department for the Economy, Tracey Brothers Ltd., the contractor responsible for the Campus build, and SWC took time to view the significant progress to date and learn from the Project Team some of the many facets of the significant renewable and sustainable technologies embedded in the construction phase.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 25/10/2019 12:37:54
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South West College and Tracey’s launch new Erne Academy
16
October, 2019

Learning through innovation was the focus of a pioneering ‘Erne Academy’ launched today, Tuesday 15th October, on the site of the new South West College Erne Campus.  South West College in association with Tracey Brothers Ltd., the main contractors responsible for the Campus build, have collaborated to create a unique learning opportunity for students.  

  • Troy Prenter
  • 16/10/2019 13:36:43
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