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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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Contractor appointed for Enniskillen Workhouse Project
14
May, 2021

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.

 

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 14/05/2021 10:54:54
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‘Apprenticeships today are about much more than learning a trade’
30
April, 2021
‘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.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 30/04/2021 10:13:48
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South West College secure funding to help decarbonise industry in Northern Ireland
12
April, 2021
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.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 12/04/2021 14:15:25
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Student Governor Clara Helps 'Give a Voice' to Students at South West College
08
February, 2021
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. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 08/02/2021 16:30:55
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The Confucius Hub Goes Virtual
17
September, 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. 

  • Troy Prenter
  • 17/09/2020 10:14:51
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Student Support Services Continue Despite College Closures
27
May, 2020
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.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 27/05/2020 09:09:30
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Better at Home with Local Higher Education
20
May, 2020
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.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 20/05/2020 15:06:50
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