Local businesses have the opportunity to avail of up to £5,000 financial support to bring their new products or services closer to market through the Invest Northern Ireland (NI) Innovation Voucher programme, with assistance from The InnoTech Centre at South West College (SWC).
A number of local engineering firms have teamed up with South West College (SWC) to launch scholarships to engineering apprentices.
The South West College (SWC) Confucius Hub marked the Chinese New Year of the Dog with a gala dinner attended by guests, students and staff. The event also marked the launch of the college’s new Business Chinese Test (BCT), an online Mandarin Chinese course, which has been designed to develop basic communication skills in a real Chinese business environment.
The South West College (SWC) Motor Vehicle lecturing team recently welcomed independent diagnostic and technical expert, James Dillon from Technical Topics, an Institute of Motor Industry (IMI) approved training centre to the college for IMI Level 2 and Level 3 Electric and Hybrid training.
A new Youthscape programme funded by SEUPB, under the PEACE IV Objective 2.1 Children and Young People, was launched on Friday 19th January in The Termon Centre, Pettigo, Co.Donegal. The aim of the Youthscape project is to enhance the capacity of children and young people, ranging in age from 16 - 24 years, to form positive and effective relationships with others from different cultural backgrounds enabling them to collectively make a positive contribution to building a division less, inclusive society.
Northern Ireland’s six regional Further Education (FE) Colleges have joined together to promote a brand awareness campaign entitled “let’s do business” which will be formally launched in Spring 2018.
‘Renewable Engine’, a ground-breaking cross-border research and innovation ‘supercluster’ which will deliver focused research and innovation support to companies specialising in renewable energy and advanced manufacturing, was officially launched this week.
South West College hosted its fourth Early Years Conference as close to 160 early years providers and Primary School teachers attended the conference. The theme for this year’s conference was ‘Developing physical literacy skills in the Early Years’
The Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange NI launched on Wednesday 8th November at South West College, Dungannon Campus. This event celebrated the strong evolution of partnership between education and businesses in the South West region, and showcased the accelerated level of knowledge exchanges taking place to strengthen Northern Ireland’s innovation capability for the future.
Seafood lovers in Dungannon joined the rest of the UK to celebrate Seafood Week (6-13 October 2017) and the Dolphin Takeaway, officially NI’s Best Fish & Chip Shop, marked the occasion with a tasty pop-up event at SWC, Dungannon in aid of the Fishermen’s Mission charity.