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Enrol now for a part-time course at South West College
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January, 2022
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.
 

 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 17/01/2022 10:24:32
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South West College wins prestigious Green Gown Award
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December, 2021
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
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 17/12/2021 11:00:24
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South West College explores the impact of the built environment on climate change at COP26 keynote event
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November, 2021
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.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 12/11/2021 15:25:42
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Going Places Programme Inspires Bethany to Achieve
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November, 2021
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.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 03/11/2021 09:01:47
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College Programme helps locals with employability skills
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September, 2021
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.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 23/09/2021 13:05:42
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Erne Campus sets roots for the future with native tree planting ceremony
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April, 2021
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.  
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 29/04/2021 14:13:40
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Automotive Apprentice Billie-Jo Accelerates her Career at SWC
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April, 2021

Talented Billie-Jo accelerated her career at South West College (SWC) after enrolling on a Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Gold Apprenticeship), which helped forge educational and employment trajectories, opening the way for Billie-Jo to secure a place on the coveted WorldSkills Squad UK team.  

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 26/04/2021 09:24:02
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SWC Erne Campus Will Provide Vibrant Industry-Standard Training for Hair and Beauty Students
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February, 2021
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.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 26/02/2021 15:16:57
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‘Going Places’ Programme at South West College Kick-Starts Patrick’s Career
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February, 2021
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.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 09/02/2021 09:57:07
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Student Governor Clara Helps 'Give a Voice' to Students at South West College
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February, 2021
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. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 08/02/2021 16:30:55
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