South West College (SWC) have launched a new Higher Education Information Hotline, a direct phone line that prospective students and parents can call to obtain information about the Colleges wide range of Higher Education courses. Advice is on offer for HNCs, HNDs, Foundation Degrees and Honours Degree Top-up courses that are validated by The Open University, Queens University, Ulster University and Pearson and delivered locally at the Colleges campuses across Cookstown, Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh.
In partnership with South West College (SWC), Oakleaf Contracts
, a local company based in Magherafelt, will open its doors to host a recruitment open night on Thursday 24 June 7-9 pm for prospective students to find out more about becoming a dry lining apprentice.
South West College (SWC) is launching three fully funded Higher Education Scholarships for full-time study, open to applications from pupils at local feeder schools.
QMAC Construction Ltd, has been awarded a £2.2m contract for the conservation and restoration of Enniskillen Workhouse Entrance Block, a historically significant Grade B2 Listed Building.
‘they’re a stepping stone to wherever you want to go.’
South West College’s (SWC) Centre for Excellence Manager for Work Based Learning, Christopher Robinson, has seen a lot of change in apprenticeships since he first left school to complete his own almost twenty years ago. Since then, apprenticeships have evolved, with more industries availing of their methods, more students choosing them, and public perceptions changing. The result of all these changes mean that Christopher sees apprenticeships as a better educational opportunity than ever before.
South West College (SWC) has been awarded Erasmus Plus funding for a new project entitled “HySkills”, which aims to provide training on the subject of green hydrogen (H2) safety skills in order to help commit to the transition to renewable energy use.
Student Governor Clara Jane Whitley, from Monea, Derrygonnelly, has been passionate about the student voice at South West College ever since she first enrolled in 2018. Clara, who studies a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design in Enniskillen, first embarked on her journey in student representation by becoming a class representative in 2018, before eventually being nominated by her peers for the Student Governor position in October 2020.
Like every course in South West College, the delivery of Mandarin Chinese Language & Culture classes through our Confucius Hub has encountered no less, perhaps more hurdles in recent times.
Staff and students across further and higher education colleges in Northern Ireland have been exploring new ways to ensure that teaching and student support services continue remotely while under lockdown regulations caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.
The message to stay close to home to support families and the wider community has never been more important. That’s exactly what thousands of students do each year by choosing their local Further Education (FE) College for post A-Level and Leaving Cert study.