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.
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.'
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
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.
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.
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.
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.’
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’.
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.
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.