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Author: Andrew Maguire

#TourismNI

Visitors to South West College recently marvelled at the tourist attractions of Northern Ireland. Last week, we hosted staff from Northern College in Ontario Canada, a college with an international reputation in civil and environmental engineering at technician and graduate level, and Aaron R. Klooster...

Ransomware attacks

Early Friday morning the world experienced the year’s latest cyberattack. The ransomware attacks hit banks, hospitals, and companies in 150 countries. Huge organisations were compromised, including FedEx in the US, Renault factories in France and the NHS in the UK. In Germany, train arrival and...

Mental Health Awareness Week

A major theme of Mental Health Awareness Week this year is that mental illness, despite not always carrying the same physical, outward symptoms, is just as important as physical illness. In the past, this hasn't been the case; mental health has often been swept under...

Renewable Energy

Last Friday Britain went a full day without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since the 1880s, in what the National Grid called a "watershed" moment. Considering that the next day was Earth Day, it couldn’t have come at a better time,...

Catering For The Stars

2016 was a good year for Irish football, with both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland enjoying success at Euro 2016 in France. Last summer, before Northern Ireland set off on this adventure, South West Colleges catering students were amongst those who prepared food...

Construction 2020

Construction comprises the creation, planning, design and financing of projects from outset to completion. Generating countless jobs, it requires teamwork, skill and knowledge of materials and techniques; making it one of the outstanding examples of human ingenuity and brilliance. Having managed to stay steady over the course...

‘An Amazing Weekend’

Looking back at Ireland’s 2017 Six Nations campaign, most fans will point to the last day victory over England, which denied their opponents a record breaking run of victories, as the most memorable moment. For Enniskillen Student, Moira Johnston, however, it was an earlier match...