A new Youthscape programme funded by SEUPB, under the PEACE IV Objective 2.1 Children and Young People, was launched on Friday 19th January in The Termon Centre, Pettigo, Co.Donegal. The aim of the Youthscape project is to enhance the capacity of children and young people, ranging in age from 16 - 24 years, to form positive and effective relationships with others from different cultural backgrounds enabling them to collectively make a positive contribution to building a division less, inclusive society.
South West College is delighted to announce that Tracey Brothers Ltd. has been appointed as the main contractor for the construction and development of the new Erne Campus. The new campus which will be situated on the site of the former Erne hospital in Enniskillen, represents an investment of over £29 million by the Department for the Economy.
Northern Ireland’s six regional Further Education (FE) Colleges have joined together to promote a brand awareness campaign entitled “let’s do business” which will be formally launched in Spring 2018.
The UK’s most talented young tradeswomen and tradesmen and skilled professional were crowned the nation’s number one last weekend at the climax of The Skills Show at the NEC, Birmingham.
‘Renewable Engine’, a ground-breaking cross-border research and innovation ‘supercluster’ which will deliver focused research and innovation support to companies specialising in renewable energy and advanced manufacturing, was officially launched this week.
A major new project to transform the remaining Enniskillen Workhouse building into a business enterprise and heritage hub is one step closer after the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) awarded support to the initial* plans
South West College hosted its fourth Early Years Conference as close to 160 early years providers and Primary School teachers attended the conference. The theme for this year’s conference was ‘Developing physical literacy skills in the Early Years’
The CREST pavilion (Centre for Renewable Energies and Sustainable Technologies) at South West College was announced as winner of the Sustainability Award at the recent CABE (Chartered Association of Building Engineers) Built Environment Awards in Warwickshire.
The Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange NI launched on Wednesday 8th November at South West College, Dungannon Campus. This event celebrated the strong evolution of partnership between education and businesses in the South West region, and showcased the accelerated level of knowledge exchanges taking place to strengthen Northern Ireland’s innovation capability for the future.
Encouraging girls to consider and pursue a STEM career is critical if our engineers and innovators of the future are to undertake the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.