South West College recently held their Fresher Fayre at Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh campuses. The fayre seen another year of excellent turn out from students and trade stands filled with information and freebies for students, such as pens, pencils, thermal mugs, wrist bands, frisbees and free pizza.
South West College (SWC) has successfully secured €1 million of Erasmus+ funding in this year’s funding round. The College, which has a strong history of European exchanges and partnerships, is now positioned as one of the UK’s leading organisations in Erasmus+ projects achieving funding under all three key actions covered by the programme; Higher Education, Vocational Education, and Youth Development.
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.
South West College has retained its position among the UK's top providers of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education, it was confirmed today.
The first 16 apprentices have today started an all-new course in Interior Systems (Dry Lining).
The training programme which is in partnership with South West College is the first accredited course in the South West Region. Apprentices will gain valuable on-the-job experience whilst studying part time for the industry-leading qualification.
South West College (SWC) working in partnership with the Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast are currently engaging on an ambitious project entitled ‘Project 10’. Project 10 is a forward thinking programme designed to deliver Higher Education to Degree Level (Level 6) in the South West Region through the establishment of a rural university base.
South West College held an information evening on construction courses and options available at all South West College campuses. Local businesses who work closely with the college attended the evening to talk to students about career opportunities and progression prospects within Northern Ireland construction companies.
Essential Skills are free courses to improve your communication skills, mathematic skills and technology skills. This involves improving listening, reading and writing skills, working with numbers and using computers.
The Strickland Scholarship is a prestigious annual competition organised by South West College in association with Strickland Tracks. It is designed for those who are interested in a career in engineering. The competition is aimed at Foundation Degree in Engineering students.
Accounting is a popular career choice. It was once seen as a specialised discipline associated primarily with mathematical geniuses it is now more accessible, with advances in computing meaning that it is less about natural numerical skill and more about aptitude and training.