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#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...

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...

‘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...

Essential Skills

Throughout our years at school there are always subjects that seem to carry more importance than others. To be good at Art or P.E. can sometimes seem like a luxury skill or speciality; to focus on History or Geography, Spanish or French is often a...

#WOW 2016 Review

Way out West look back at some of the best moments, and our favourite blogs, from 2016. As 2016 comes to a close, most people will be happy to wave it good-bye. But turning away from some of the bigger and more negative stories, there's still plenty...

Black Friday

This Friday is ‘Black Friday’, which is quickly becoming a Christmas tradition for many people. In reality, it is an American custom, which through television, media and eagerness of people here to do all things USA, has seeped into our own culture, much in the...

#WOW SPORTS NEWS, WITH DOCSPORT 

With the GAA Club championships completed in Tyrone for the 2016 season, I would like to offer my congratulations to the following winners: Rock St Patricks (Junior winners) Pomeroy Plunketts (Intermediate Winners) and Killyclogher St Marys (Senior winners). I wish all teams the very best...

Sleep Cycle

Our Body Clocks are not something we often think about. When we do, it is often a complaint that after a week of getting up for class, we can’t enjoy a lie in on Saturday morning because our body clock wakes us up like it’s...

Dyslexia awareness week

What do actors Jennifer Aniston and Tom Cruise, musician Noel Gallagher, entrepreneurs Richard Branson and Steve Jobs, and artistic geniuses Leonardo Da Vinci and Pablo Picasso all have in common? As well as being both talented and immensely successful in their own right, they are...