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The Importance of Sport as the Tokyo Games Begin
23
July, 2021
Athletes, sports teams and individuals of all ages and abilities can feel inspired as the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and Paralympic Games kick off on 23 July. The importance of sport and the positive impact on our wellbeing will be reinforced, helping to motivate people to get active.
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 23/07/2021 13:15:46
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A FASTER move to Electric
08
July, 2021
South West College is inviting the public to participate in new survey examining driving behaviors and attitudes to Electric Vehicles (EVs)
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 08/07/2021 15:27:13
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Dungannon Student Wins Prestigious Child Health & Social Care Accolade at the 2021 BTEC Awards
08
July, 2021
The outstanding achievements of Aliyah Black from South West College in Dungannon were celebrated on 7th July 2021 as she was awarded the prestigious Gold BTEC Award for Child, Health and Social Care Learner of the Year 2021.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 08/07/2021 08:38:27
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South West College reduces carbon impact with printing of new 2021/22 course listing
07
July, 2021

South West College have recently launched their 2021/22 course listings which for the first time have been printed using Carbon Balanced Paper as part of their sustainability strategy. As a result, the College have reduced their carbon impact and balanced the equivalent of 1,118kg of carbon dioxide, which will enable The World Land Trust to protect 782 square metres of critically threatened tropical forest. 

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 07/07/2021 13:42:22
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Colleges Support Retail Recovery Across NI
30
June, 2021
The six Further Education Colleges in NI have collaborated to support the recovery of the retail sector supported by the Department for the Economy’s ‘Retail Recovery’ programme.
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 30/06/2021 15:06:45
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Universities and colleges lead initiative to offer school leavers alternative routes to university at local colleges
29
June, 2021
Northern Ireland’s Universities and Further Education Colleges have united behind a new initiative aimed at ensuring school leavers are made aware of the full range of higher education options available locally.
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 29/06/2021 10:45:17
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Online project to enhance apprenticeships goes live
28
June, 2021
As school leavers eagerly await their results and consider their future, a multitude of career progression pathways is available to them at their local Further Education College. South West College (SWC), in conjunction with the other five Further Education Colleges in Northern Ireland (NI), have collaborated to fully inform prospective students of their options by producing a package of resources to promote and enhance the immense range of apprenticeship schemes available within NI.  
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 28/06/2021 15:20:51
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South West College Higher Education Information Hotline now live
11
June, 2021
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. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 11/06/2021 14:06:57
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Dry Lining Apprenticeship Recruitment Open Night at Oakleaf Contracts 
11
June, 2021
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.   
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 11/06/2021 13:12:51
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Applications for College Scholarships Now Open  
25
May, 2021
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. 
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 25/05/2021 12:56:42
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