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Billie-Jo Selected to Train for Team UK
09
January, 2020
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.
  • 09/01/2020 15:29:12
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SWC Higher Education Winter Graduation 2019
12
December, 2019
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. 
  • 12/12/2019 15:55:05
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SWC Involved in International Research to Turn Leftover Grain into Fuel
28
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.
  • 28/11/2019 16:15:56
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Gadget Box to promote better learning
06
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.
  • 06/11/2019 11:44:55
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SWC Launches New Health and Well-Being Initiatives
10
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.
  • 10/10/2019 14:38:45
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Rebecca Achieves National and Global Success in ACCA Exams
30
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.
  • 30/05/2019 12:04:06
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Digitize Enterprise Launched for Young Learners
28
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.
  • 28/05/2019 11:07:46
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Students Graduate 'Career Ready'
29
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
21
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
18
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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