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Creativity

This summer, South West College Omagh once again played host to the Red Balloon Guitar Workshop, organised by the Enda Dolan Foundation, set up in honour of Enda Dolan, who sadly passed away in October 2014. As part of the foundation, Dervla Dolan explains, ‘we created...

GCSE Results Day Emotions

GCSE Results

GCSE results day is a significant milestone in anyone’s educational journey, and one that many students and parents associate with trepidation and stress. This years group haven't been helped by the introduction of a new set of grade boundaries which will see a '9 to...

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,...

NASA Discovery

A huddle of seven worlds similar in size to Earth, has been discovered around a small, faint star in the constellation of Aquarius, 40 light-years away, Nasa have announced. Three of the planets are in the ‘habitable zone’ of the star, which is the region...

SWC #Bushtuckertrial

The most recent series of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here has only just finished, but already rumours have started over who the celebrity contestants will be in 2017. The bookies favourites are made up of the usual array of Reality TV stars...

Marathon Match

South West College's Brendan McDevitt is getting involved as Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and the Michaela Foundation team up to offer 42 enthusiastic footballers the chance of a lifetime, to break the Guinness World Record for the longest Gaelic football match in history and raise valuable...

Stormont Big Bake

It hasn’t been long since the latest series of The Great British Bake Off finished, but already South West College catering students have been among those making up for its absence, as two students took part in the Stormont Big Bake at Parliament Buildings. The...