The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Northern Ireland has awarded seven QUEST Technician Scholarships totalling £10,000 to outstanding budding civil engineers from across the Province, all of whom are following different paths into industry.
A number of local engineering firms have teamed up with South West College (SWC) to launch scholarships to engineering apprentices.
Four exceptional students from Northern Ireland were awarded prizes at a ceremony in Belfast as part of the Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTE) Ireland North 50-year anniversary celebrations.
Electrical apprentice, Jack Clarke from South West College (Omagh) has qualified for a prestigious SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition, after winning the recent Northern Ireland regional heat which took place at Belfast Metropolitan College.
The South West College (SWC) Confucius Hub marked the Chinese New Year of the Dog with a gala dinner attended by guests, students and staff. The event also marked the launch of the college’s new Business Chinese Test (BCT), an online Mandarin Chinese course, which has been designed to develop basic communication skills in a real Chinese business environment.
The South West College (SWC) Motor Vehicle lecturing team recently welcomed independent diagnostic and technical expert, James Dillon from Technical Topics, an Institute of Motor Industry (IMI) approved training centre to the college for IMI Level 2 and Level 3 Electric and Hybrid training.
The South West College (SWC) STEM Centre and Dungannon Primary School are teaming up for the GardenstoGrow project. The project is designed to strengthen the cooperation between Dungannon Primary school and the STEM centre to support the full development of horticulture potential for a better early childhood education and to promote social inclusion.
The Hospitality and Catering Department in South West College (SWC) cooked and served up a stunning performance at the recent Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) Competition hosted by Southern Regional College (SRC), Newry and sponsored by Bunzl McLaughlin and Dillon Bass.
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.