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Events

Belfast Design Week

Belfast Design Week is an annual design festival celebrating local and international design in venues across the city. In its fifth year, the festival had a range of over 80 events, covering design sectors including: User Experience, Graphic Design, Illustration, Architecture, Interior Design, Digital Design,...

A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY

There are lots of things we’ve come to expect from A Level results day. Social media being dominated by memes and GIFs of stress and people freaking out; students huddling in the school foyer, finding a quiet place to be by themselves, or covering their...

Valentine’s Day

It's Valentine's Day, and that brings to mind a lot of very different questions for different people. Will I get a card? Do I send a card? What plans do I make - where to go and what to wear? These have been the classic questions...

Cyber Security

Cyber security has become one of the world’s major potential threats, both to individuals and leading companies and businesses. Last year the ransomware attacks hit banks, hospitals, and companies in 150 countries. Huge organisations were compromised, including FedEx in the US, Renault factories in France...

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...