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South West College wins prestigious Green Gown Award
17
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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SWC Recognised as a GOLD Provider of Cyber Security Education
18
October, 2021
South West College have been recognised as a GOLD Provider of Cyber Security Education. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have published a list of schools and colleges that have achieved CyberFirst recognition at Gold, Silver or Bronze level. By achieving Gold Provider status South West College have been recognised as delivering excellence in cyber security education.
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 18/10/2021 07:57:10
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SWC's Renewable Engine Programme shortlisted for Prestigious Green Gown Research Award
18
August, 2021
Awards recognise Excellence in Sustainability during Extraordinary Times
 
Renewable Engine, a €6.1M EU INTERREG VA funded cross-border Research and Innovation programme, led by South West College has been announced as a finalist at this year’s UK and Ireland Green Gown Awards. The College is the only further education college on the island of Ireland to make the shortlist and will compete with institutions including Lancaster University, London College of Fashion and University of Portsmouth for the Research with Impact – Institution prize.
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 18/08/2021 13:36:29
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 Top Accolade for Apprentice Award Winner Luke
11
August, 2021
South West College (SWC) Level 3 Site Carpentry apprentice Luke Emery was crowned the coveted 2021 ‘Apprentice Award’ winner at the Federation of Master Builder Awards (FMB) after showcasing craftsmanship excellence and praised South West College and Lowry Building & Civil Engineering for their amazing support and encouragement throughout his career.  
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 11/08/2021 14:12:10
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Dungannon Student Wins Prestigious Child Health & Social Care Accolade at the 2021 BTEC Awards
08
July, 2021
The outstanding achievements of Aliyah Black from South West College in Dungannon were celebrated on 7th July 2021 as she was awarded the prestigious Gold BTEC Award for Child, Health and Social Care Learner of the Year 2021.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 08/07/2021 08:38:27
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Talented South West College apprentices shortlisted for Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Awards
13
April, 2021
Three talented South West College apprentices have been shortlisted for awards at the 2021 Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Awards, the winners of which will be announced at a special ‘virtual’ ceremony on Wednesday 28 April. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 13/04/2021 10:47:14
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South West College set to celebrate NI Apprenticeship Week with Engineering Careers Fair
07
April, 2021

South West College (SWC) are preparing to celebrate Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week which runs from 26-30 April 2021. The Colleges showcase virtual event ‘Get Engineering’, will take place on Tuesday 27 April from 5:30-7:00pm and will demonstrate to prospective apprentices and employers the benefits of becoming and hiring an apprentice. Aspiring apprentices will also hear about upcoming recruitment opportunities from a range of local engineering companies.  

 

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 07/04/2021 13:35:59
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CREST in the running for Sustainable Award
12
October, 2017
The Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies (CREST) at South West College has been shortlisted for the Sustainability Award at the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Built Environment Awards 2017.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 12/10/2017 15:30:17
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Way out West at South West College picks up Digital Communication Award in Berlin
04
October, 2017
The South West College Blog, Way out West, picked up the award in the blog category at the 2017 Digital Communication Awards, which took place in Berlin on Friday 29th September. The blog, which was launched in January 2016 and offers ‘a new voice from within South West College’, saw off competition from companies such as IKEA and IBM to win the prestigious award in a competition which aims to ‘honour outstanding projects, campaigns and innovations in the field of online communications.’
  • Troy Prenter
  • 04/10/2017 12:52:01
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South West College wins national education award
08
July, 2015
South West College has won Most Innovative BTEC Apprenticeship Provider of the Year 2015 at the National BTEC Awards.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 08/07/2015 16:44:34
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