Young people from across counties Tyrone and Fermanagh celebrated gaining a range of qualifications, new friends and a new direction in life through an innovative and inclusive learning programme launched by South West College (SWC) in September 2014.
On 12th May, the First Stop Shop hosted #DigiDayWest, the first digital marketing conference to be held in the North West of Ireland, which saw some of Ireland’s leading names in the field of digital marketing descend upon Enniskillen.
The South West College Foundation Diploma in Art and Design class of 2015 welcomed their family, friends and special guests to the hugely popular and widely anticipated end of year art exhibition, hosted at the Higher Bridges Gallery at the Clinton Centre in Enniskillen from 8th – 22nd May.
Irish charity, Cycle Against Suicide has announced that its all-Ireland Cycle Against Suicide bike ride will visit Omagh on Wednesday 29th April and the charity has chosen South West College (SWC) as an anchor college to co-host an amazing mental health event during the lunch-time stop.
South West College Technology and Skills Centre in Enniskillen are delighted to host an engineering careers fair this Saturday 21st March from 10.30am – 12.30pm. The event will give students interested in a career in engineering the opportunity to visit the premises, receive tours of the facilities and meet with tutors and representatives from 9 local engineering employers who will be in attendance to discuss career options, job opportunities and the qualities they look for in employees.
South West College recently hosted Arlene Foster MLA Minister for Enterprise Trade and Investment and Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland (NI) at the Image Studio in its Enniskillen Campus.
IT and Games students from South West College, Omagh, enjoyed a visit from Peter Edgar, Programme Manager, with NISP CONNECT on Thursday 5th March 2015, to explore the Northern Ireland Knowledge Economy and various programmes which support innovation and entrepreneurship in Northern Ireland.
A mental health awareness conference entitled 'Young Minds Matter' was launched on Monday 9th February 2015 at the South West College (SWC), Omagh. The conference, which will be held on Wednesday 25th February at SWC Omagh, has been organised as part of the College's Outreach Programme in association with NIAMH (Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health), PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) and WHSCT (Western Health and Social Care Trust).
Early years and pre-school educators from across Counties Tyrone and Fermanagh gathered at the South West College (SWC) in Enniskillen for an early years conference aimed at addressing current issues in early years education. The conference was also attended by staff and students from a range of childcare and early years programmes at the college.
South West College, Omagh Campus will host an NI BIM Technology and Design Showcase on Wednesday 19th November. This free event will comprise of a host of demonstrations, workshops and guest talks relating to the latest technologies and design procedures. The event has been organised by NI BIM Hub in partnership with South West College and Ulster University, due to the rapid increase in industry demand for BIM technology advice and guidance.