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Enrol now for a part-time course at South West College
17
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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College Support Makes Emily's Veterinary Career a Reality
05
January, 2022
Having always aspired to become a Vet, Emily Parkes from Dungannon is now making her dream a reality by studying Veterinary Medicine at the University of Nottingham. Initially, Emily did not get the A-Level grades her degree course required, but undeterred by the setback she was able to get back on track, joining South West College’s Applied Science course and achieving a triple distinction star grade. 
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 05/01/2022 10:06:22
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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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Dungannon students share climate concerns with Councillors and MLAs as part of SWC's CARE Project
14
December, 2021
Erasmus+ funded project provides a platform for Northern Ireland’s youngest citizens to contribute to the fight against global warming.
 
Year 10 students from St Patrick’s College Dungannon have been working with South West College on the Climate Action in Rural Environments (CARE) project and recently presented findings from their project research to MLAs and members of Mid Ulster District Council. 

 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 14/12/2021 15:29:33
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Bursary Student Tammy Swift Hoping to Inspire People with Enniskillen Workhouse Project
13
December, 2021
The Enniskillen Workhouse Project, a collaborative restoration project between Fermanagh and Omagh District Council (FODC) and South West College (SWC), continues to progress with bursary students working and gaining a wealth of experience on-site.
 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 13/12/2021 09:48:56
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James Carves out a Joinery Business with his Apprenticeship
02
December, 2021
South West College, Level 3 Bench Joinery apprentice James Little from Newmills successfully carved out his own exporting business in the intricate trade of bespoke joinery. Thanks to the apprenticeship pathway at South West College, which provided him with a broad range of high-quality joinery skills and qualifications at a young age. 

Now an experienced craftsman, James describes the apprenticeship route as invaluable and is grateful for all the incredible career opportunities that have come his way. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 02/12/2021 12:06:00
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South West College explores the impact of the built environment on climate change at COP26 keynote event
12
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
03
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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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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South West College to host Climate Change workshop at COP26
11
October, 2021

Following the recent launch of its world-leading Erne Campus in Enniskillen, South West College has been invited to host a key note address and panel discussion as part of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November.

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 11/10/2021 09:09:17
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