South West College Essential Skills learners, Elizabeth O’Neill from Enniskillen and Bernard Green from Omagh have been awarded the County Fermanagh and County Tyrone (respectively) 2015 Essential Skills Learner of the Year award, at the annual Essential Skills Awards ceremony, which took place at Riddel Hall, Queen’s University, Belfast.
Irish charity, Cycle Against Suicide has announced that its all-Ireland Cycle Against Suicide bike ride will visit Omagh on Wednesday 29th April and the charity has chosen South West College (SWC) as an anchor college to co-host an amazing mental health event during the lunch-time stop.
Local volunteer Jonathan Logan is passionate about making a difference and volunteering allows him to see the benefits of working to help those with an intellectual disability to make a difference to their own lives and within their community.
South West College (SWC) Dungannon and 24 employers teamed up to pitch opportunities in the world of engineering to young people at a recent unique careers event.
South West College Technology and Skills Centre in Enniskillen are delighted to host an engineering careers fair this Saturday 21st March from 10.30am – 12.30pm. The event will give students interested in a career in engineering the opportunity to visit the premises, receive tours of the facilities and meet with tutors and representatives from 9 local engineering employers who will be in attendance to discuss career options, job opportunities and the qualities they look for in employees.
South West College recently hosted Arlene Foster MLA Minister for Enterprise Trade and Investment and Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland (NI) at the Image Studio in its Enniskillen Campus.
IT and Games students from South West College, Omagh, enjoyed a visit from Peter Edgar, Programme Manager, with NISP CONNECT on Thursday 5th March 2015, to explore the Northern Ireland Knowledge Economy and various programmes which support innovation and entrepreneurship in Northern Ireland.
It was all for a good cause at South West College recently, when the STEP students at South West College Omagh Campus took part in ‘Wear it, Beat it’ fundraising activities in aid of the British Heart Foundation.
A mental health awareness conference entitled 'Young Minds Matter' was launched on Monday 9th February 2015 at the South West College (SWC), Omagh. The conference, which will be held on Wednesday 25th February at SWC Omagh, has been organised as part of the College's Outreach Programme in association with NIAMH (Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health), PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) and WHSCT (Western Health and Social Care Trust).
Students from South West College (SWC) were awarded for their promising business projects at this year’s Future Student of Business Awards, which is organised jointly by the Federation of Small Business and Colleges Northern Ireland at Titanic Belfast.