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Six South West College Students Receive Prestigious Institution of Civil Engineers Quest Technician Scholarship 
02
March, 2021
South West College (SWC) has recorded a record of six winners of the coveted Institution of Civil Engineers Quest Technician Scholarship. This prestigious award is a recognition of the achievement and ambition of higher technicians in the civil engineering industry. It is open to all eligible students across the Northern Ireland Region of the ICE and applicants are required to complete a very comprehensive application form, focussing on academic achievement, industrial experience and most importantly career aspirations. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 02/03/2021 10:43:42
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Award-Winning Local Student Lauren ‘Earns While She Learns’ at SWC
29
January, 2021
Lauren Crozier from Omagh is following her passion for Engineering and ‘Earning while she Learns’ at South West College (SWC), Omagh. Lauren is studying the Ulster University Foundation Degree in Engineering with Specialism in Mechatronics, part-time. This allows her to work full-time as a Higher Level Apprentice (HLA) at Scotts Bakery, Fivemiletown, ensuring that she can gain her bachelor’s degree without accumulating any tuition fee debt along the way.  
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 29/01/2021 15:33:45
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'Get Engineering' Careers Fair 2016
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February, 2016
On Saturday 5th march 2016 the Get Engineering Careers fair will again be held at South West College Dungannon Campus from 10.00am – 3.00pm. The event will celebrate engineering excellence across Tyrone and encourage more people to ‘get engineering.’
  • 08/02/2016 16:19:53
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Engineering students visit HQ of iconic global brand JCB
15
May, 2015
The BTEC Diploma in Engineering team of students, along with their tutor, Uel Little from South West College (SWC) Dungannon recently visited the JCB Headquarters in Staffordshire, England to find out more about the iconic global brand, renowned for its pioneering spirit and positioned as one of the world’s top 3 leading construction and agriculture machinery manufacturers.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 15/05/2015 14:50:30
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South West College and 24 firms engineer unique jobs event
21
April, 2015
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.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 21/04/2015 09:58:17
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South West College & Terex Powerscreen Together, A winning Team
29
May, 2014
South West College and Terex Powerscreen have been awarded the Innovation in Partnership Award at this year’s Apprentice of the Year awards at Hillsborough Castle.
  • 29/05/2014 16:44:09
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Students Go digging for Gold
03
April, 2014
14 construction and civil engineering students from South West College in Omagh were given the rare chance to visit Gortin’s prospective gold mine recently – the Curraghinalt Project.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 03/04/2014 14:58:35
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