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Digital Futures Graduate Programme now recruiting
16
March, 2021
From April 2021, South West College will be delivering a new Digital Futures Cyber Security Academy, funded through the Department for the Economy’s Skills Intervention Programme and aimed at graduates who have been impacted by COVID-19. 
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 16/03/2021 14:28:14
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Computing course at South West College leads to job promotion for local lady
08
February, 2021
Amie McCay studied a Higher Level Apprenticeship Foundation Degree in Computing at South West College (SWC) and is now progressing in her career with Frylite Ltd. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 08/02/2021 16:18:49
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South West College Look to the Future with ‘21st Century Students’ Project
01
February, 2021
South West College (SWC) have embarked on a three-year Erasmus+ KA2 project, entitled ‘21st Century Students’. Partners involved in the project alongside SWC include institutes in Greece, Romania, Croatia, Germany and the Basque region, and the project objective is to promote Digital Manufacturing and Design in Schools.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 01/02/2021 09:49:36
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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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Award Winning Student Thankful for Culture of Creativity at South West College
26
January, 2021
Omagh screenwriter and former South West College (SWC) student, Aidan McAleer, won three screenwriting awards last year. Aidan won 'Best First-time Screenwriter' at the Kosice International Monthly Film Festival; 'Best Feature Script' at the Prague International Monthly Film Festival'; and ‘Best Screenplay' at the Canadian Cinematography Awards, for his screenplay, 'Forgiven', which tells an emotional story of accidental manslaughter and the swirling guilt and aftermath that follows it. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 26/01/2021 11:52:48
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South West College is the way forward if you have huge ambitions
25
January, 2021
Joseph Doyle (18) from Moortown, has just begun a Higher Education Ulster University Foundation Degree in Science in Computing at South West College’s (SWC) Dungannon Campus and was incredibly ‘proud’ to have been recently awarded the inaugural Chief Executive Scholarship Award in Science and Computing.  Joseph is amongst a prestigious group of students to receive the awards which were launched last year. 
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 25/01/2021 15:42:00
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South West College launch brand new Cyber Security degree
14
January, 2021
South West College (SWC) are now taking applications for a brand new Foundation Degree in Cyber Security due to commence September 2021 at the Colleges new Erne Campus, Enniskillen. The course will also be delivered province wide through blended learning. 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 14/01/2021 15:13:58
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Jungle Eating Challenge Winners at South West College
25
May, 2017
South West College held a ‘Jungle Challenge’ at each campus Open Day, in conjunction with Jungle NI outside Moneymore. The aim of the challenge was to complete an eating task which consisted of 3 courses, starter was jelly buffalo worms and meal worms, main course consisted of a cracker crickets and dessert was to eat an entire grasshopper.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 25/05/2017 10:46:40
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South West College Collect Twelve At SkillBuild NI
06
April, 2017
The SkillBuild NI Finals were held recently at Southern Regional College, with the AutoskillsNI Finals for Heavy Vehicle Repair and Light Vehicle Repair held at South West College, Omagh Campus. The competition, which is held annually, showcases the finest apprentices in Northern Ireland.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 06/04/2017 15:46:15
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South West College awarded Employer of the Year
30
June, 2015
South West College picked up another top accolade at the Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards in Titanic Belfast recently.  
  • Troy Prenter
  • 30/06/2015 13:08:14
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