South West College (SWC) Automotive apprentice Billie-Jo McKenzie is hoping to demonstrate her skills on both the European and World stages following her selection to Squad UK for the EuroSkills Competition in Graz, Austria and the international WorldSkills Competition in Shanghai.
Tuesday 11th December marked a significant date in the calendar for South West College students and staff - Graduation Day - the highlight of the Higher Education academic year with over 600 students conferred during a ceremony at Omagh Leisure Centre.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ardstraw based Greenville Energy Ltd. in partnership with South West College has been successful in securing substantial funding through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).