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Sky’s the Limit for Tourism Graduate Natasha
27
August, 2021
Natasha Foster from Enniskillen got her career off to a flying start by studying a Foundation Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management at South West College, which has provided her with a first-class route to a vibrant career as a Cabin Crew member with leading travel brand TUI. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 27/08/2021 13:17:14
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Graduate John Chooses the Right Tech Path
24
August, 2021
Tech enthusiast John Donaghy has graduated with a BSc Hons Degree in Computing Science at South West College (SWC).  John praised the College for helping him gain the relevant education, working experience and certifications needed for career advancement within the rewarding IT sector.

 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 24/08/2021 09:43:20
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SWC's Renewable Engine Programme shortlisted for Prestigious Green Gown Research Award
18
August, 2021
Awards recognise Excellence in Sustainability during Extraordinary Times
 
Renewable Engine, a €6.1M EU INTERREG VA funded cross-border Research and Innovation programme, led by South West College has been announced as a finalist at this year’s UK and Ireland Green Gown Awards. The College is the only further education college on the island of Ireland to make the shortlist and will compete with institutions including Lancaster University, London College of Fashion and University of Portsmouth for the Research with Impact – Institution prize.
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 18/08/2021 13:36:29
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South West College Graduate Celebrates First-Class Success
17
August, 2021
High achieving local man Ciaran McKerr from Lurgan, has graduated with First-Class Honours in the Ulster University BSc (Hons) in Social Work. Ciaran hailed South West College for their outstanding support, expressing that it has made an enormous difference to his life and career prospects.
Following two successful years studying at South West College (SWC) Ciaran completed his programme at Ulster University’s Magee Campus.
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 17/08/2021 07:58:40
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Dry Lining Apprenticeship Recruitment Open Evening at Oakleaf Contracts
13
August, 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 evening on Thursday 19 August 7-9pm for prospective students to find out more about becoming a dry lining apprentice.   
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 13/08/2021 10:09:46
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 Top Accolade for Apprentice Award Winner Luke
11
August, 2021
South West College (SWC) Level 3 Site Carpentry apprentice Luke Emery was crowned the coveted 2021 ‘Apprentice Award’ winner at the Federation of Master Builder Awards (FMB) after showcasing craftsmanship excellence and praised South West College and Lowry Building & Civil Engineering for their amazing support and encouragement throughout his career.  
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 11/08/2021 14:12:10
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Gearing up for Electric Vehicles – SWC is leading the charge.
10
August, 2021

College confirms role as project partner on €6.4 million cross border programme to install new public charging network. 

South West College has recently been announced as one of seven programme partners on a new initiative designed to increase access to public charging infrastructure for Electric Vehicles in a bid to encourage reduced carbon emissions. 

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 10/08/2021 14:01:48
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Retail Recovery Programme Goes Live
05
August, 2021
Collaborating to support the recovery of the retail sector, the six Further Education Colleges in NI, supported by the Department for the Economy’s ‘Retail Recovery’ programme, will kick start bespoke training this month with a series of webinars on support available, accessing finance and people management. 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 05/08/2021 08:24:44
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SWC Receive the Keys for Gortin Road Motor Vehicle Workshop
29
July, 2021
South West College have officially received the keys of their brand new, state-of-the-art motor vehicle workshop on the Gortin Road, Omagh. The workshop features the latest diagnostic and mechanical equipment available within the Motor Vehicle Industry, and facilities for training in EBS braking, active suspension systems, ADAS steering systems and engine horsepower testing. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 29/07/2021 10:20:20
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The Importance of Sport as the Tokyo Games Begin
23
July, 2021
Athletes, sports teams and individuals of all ages and abilities can feel inspired as the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and Paralympic Games kick off on 23 July. The importance of sport and the positive impact on our wellbeing will be reinforced, helping to motivate people to get active.
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 23/07/2021 13:15:46
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