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SWC Appointed BPW NI-Based Training Centre
14
January, 2020
Further to the successful partnership with Glasgow-based GTG Training, BPW has now partnered with South West College (SWC), Omagh. This appointment ensures that BPW customers in Northern Ireland now have local access to the same level of training offered by BPW engineers at the Head Office in Leicester.
  • Laura Casey
  • 14/01/2020 13:54:43
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Billie-Jo Selected to Train for Team UK
09
January, 2020
South West College (SWC) Automotive apprentice Billie-Jo McKenzie is hoping to demonstrate her skills on both the European and World stages following her selection to Squad UK for the EuroSkills Competition in Graz, Austria and the international WorldSkills Competition in Shanghai.
  • Laura Casey
  • 09/01/2020 15:29:12
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SWC Higher Education Winter Graduation 2019
12
December, 2019
Tuesday 11th December marked a significant date in the calendar for South West College students and staff - Graduation Day - the highlight of the Higher Education academic year with over 600 students conferred during a ceremony at Omagh Leisure Centre. 
  • Laura Casey
  • 12/12/2019 15:55:05
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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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