South West College (SWC) is now enrolling for part-time courses
starting in January. Students join a part-time course at SWC each year for a range of vocational, academic and leisure courses to pursue a career goal, for professional development or simply just for fun.
The Green Gown Awards UK and Ireland’s
virtual Awards Ceremony celebrated the inspirational work of 90 Finalists across 14 categories.
Awards inspire and empower young people to visualise a better, sustainable future
South West College today, Thursday 11th November hosted a key note presentation and panel discussion at COP26
in Glasgow examining the role the built environment plays in the fight against climate change. The event was attended by international design and construction industry delegates and policy makers.
Strabane native Bethany has overcome barriers to learning thanks to the Going Places
Programme at South West College. The innovative employability programme assisted Bethany on her educational journey and progression into employment.
South West College is set to boost employability skills in the Fermanagh, Omagh and Mid Ulster District Council areas. Thanks to a major Department led Work Ready Employability Services Programme (WRES)
, the programme is designed to support jobseekers by offering access to free training in key employability skills, therefore helping them on their pathway to employment.
South West College’s (SWC) brand new Erne Campus which is scheduled to open its doors later this year welcomed a special delivery of 10 native trees recently which were planted as part of an all-Ireland initiative to help fight climate change.
Hair and Beauty facilities at the South West College Erne Campus will allow local students to train in industry standard conditions when the building opens in September 2021. The last year has been a difficult one for the hair and beauty industry, but tutors at South West College believe the state-of-the-art facilities will help maintain a bright future for a career area which has progressed significantly in the last ten years.
Patrick McGranaghan from Strabane has kick-started his career through the Going Places
programme at South West College (SWC), which has given him the employability skills, confidence, and qualifications to land his ‘dream job’, and also paved the way for future further education opportunities.
Student Governor Clara Jane Whitley, from Monea, Derrygonnelly, has been passionate about the student voice at South West College ever since she first enrolled in 2018. Clara, who studies a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design in Enniskillen, first embarked on her journey in student representation by becoming a class representative in 2018, before eventually being nominated by her peers for the Student Governor position in October 2020.