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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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SWC Launches New Health and Well-Being Initiatives
10
October, 2019
To coincide with World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2019, South West College (SWC) launched a number of new health and well-being initiatives including; SWC Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) and an online Mental Health Awareness Module and Toolkit of Resources.
  • Laura Casey
  • 10/10/2019 14:38:45
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Sustainability Top of the Menu for SWC Catering Students
08
October, 2019
The South West College (SWC) Catering Department has concluded a new pilot course – ‘Sustainability in Catering’ – designed to support both the educational and behavioural change in regards to local food and sustainability through the Food for Thought Project.
  • Laura Casey
  • 08/10/2019 12:57:24
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Launch of exciting new degree partnership with The Open University
17
September, 2019
South West College have today, Monday 16th September, announced a significant new partnership with The Open University, launching three new degree and top-up degree courses. These new degree courses will complement the college’s existing curriculum and are approved as; a BSc (Hons.) in Sport and Exercise, a BSc (Hons.) in Engineering, and a BSc (Hons.) in Construction Engineering and Management.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 17/09/2019 10:19:03
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Make Intellectual Property your Business
27
June, 2019
The IDEA Centre at South West College in Omagh recently hosted an introduction to IP seminar – ‘Intellectual Property: What’s it all about?’ which offered attendees the chance to hear from industry experts and local entrepreneurs navigating the Intellectual Property (IP) process.
  • Laura Casey
  • 27/06/2019 16:21:40
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