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SWC Involved in International Research to Turn Leftover Grain into Fuel
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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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Gadget Box to promote better learning
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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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SWC Launches New Health and Well-Being Initiatives
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October, 2019
To coincide with World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2019, South West College (SWC) launched a number of new health and well-being initiatives including; SWC Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) and an online Mental Health Awareness Module and Toolkit of Resources.
  • Laura Casey
  • 10/10/2019 14:38:45
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Rebecca Achieves National and Global Success in ACCA Exams
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May, 2019
Rebecca Hood, an ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) student working for McElholm & Co Chartered Accountants in Omagh has achieved national and global success in the latest ACCA exam sessions.
  • Laura Casey
  • 30/05/2019 12:04:06
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Digitize Enterprise Launched for Young Learners
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May, 2019
A new project aimed at equipping young learners throughout Europe with effective learning tools to start their own business, officially launched this week at South West College (SWC) and will run until November 2021.
  • Laura Casey
  • 28/05/2019 11:07:46
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Students Graduate 'Career Ready'
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April, 2019
Congratulations to all our STEM Academy students who recently graduated from the Career Ready programme, with a special mention to Joel Dallas and Katie Cullen who picked up special awards at the recent graduation ceremony at Queen’s University Belfast. 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 29/04/2019 12:22:47
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SWC and Dungannon PS team up for GardenstoGrow
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February, 2018
The South West College (SWC) STEM Centre and Dungannon Primary School are teaming up for the GardenstoGrow project. The project is designed to strengthen the cooperation between Dungannon Primary school and the STEM centre to support the full development of horticulture potential for a better early childhood education and to promote social inclusion.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 21/02/2018 11:53:29
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Greenville Energy Set to Boost Growth Through South West College Partnership
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September, 2017
Ardstraw based Greenville Energy Ltd. in partnership with South West College has been successful in securing substantial funding through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 18/09/2017 16:15:52
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Gold Medal for Stuart at SWC at Skillbuild UK
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November, 2016
SkillBuild is the largest multi-trade competition in the UK, it has been on the go for over forty-five years, the UKs most talented apprentices compete against each other to be awarded SkillBuild champion in their chosen trade and be part of the UK team. 
  • 23/11/2016 12:25:41
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South West College urge students to Mind their Head
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October, 2016
On Monday 10th October, as part of mental health awareness, South West College (SWC) hosted a 'Put it in Your Phone Day’ to coincide with World Mental Health Day.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 10/10/2016 13:55:14
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