Seafood lovers in Dungannon joined the rest of the UK to celebrate Seafood Week (6-13 October 2017) and the Dolphin Takeaway, officially NI’s Best Fish & Chip Shop, marked the occasion with a tasty pop-up event at SWC, Dungannon in aid of the Fishermen’s Mission charity.
Even though the doors are closed at all South West College campuses today, Tuesday 17th October, due to the aftermath of storm Ophelia, teaching activities at the College will continue throughout the day via the College’s Virtual Learning programme.
South West College (SWC) recently hosted a number of staff and students from its partner College, Xiangyang Vocational and Technical College, China, which provides full-time and multidisciplinary higher vocational education.
South West College (SWC) hopes to strengthen Northern Ireland’s marine economy by adapting existing technology and maximising the potential of the province’s aquatic resources.
The South West College Blog, Way out West, picked up the award in the blog category at the 2017 Digital Communication Awards, which took place in Berlin on Friday 29th September. The blog, which was launched in January 2016 and offers ‘a new voice from within South West College’, saw off competition from companies such as IKEA and IBM to win the prestigious award in a competition which aims to ‘honour outstanding projects, campaigns and innovations in the field of online communications.’
The South West College Blog, Way out West, has been shortlisted for the blog category of the Digital Communication Awards 2017, a competition which aims to ‘honour outstanding projects, campaigns and innovations in the field of online communications.’
Ardstraw based Greenville Energy Ltd. in partnership with South West College has been successful in securing substantial funding through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).
The Rural Development Council has crowned South West College student, Joel Cuddy a regional winner of the Rural Youth Entrepreneurship (RYE) programme at the recent RYE Awards.
The biggest awards event in the Further Education calendar in Northern Ireland took place this week at the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle, County Down. The BEST Awards recognise innovation in a wide range of areas ranging from creative industries, to visual design and life sciences being cultivated by students and lecturers across Northern Ireland’s six Further Education Colleges.