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Internships at SWC

South West College offers a broad range of student internships and work placements, all of which provide a link between academic learning and professional employment, allowing students to experience work first hand and evaluate the types of jobs that match their interests and personality. Internships...

Anxiety

Millennials are considered an anxious generation, and people are generally all too ready to give reasons why. Simple explanations include a lack of sleep, often blamed on watching one too many episodes of the latest binge worthy Netflix series; or an obsession with social media,...

After A-Levels

Once you’ve got you’re A-Level results it can feel like for the first time in your life your future is not being decided for you. Before then it can seem like you're on an educational conveyor belt of primary school to secondary school and GCSE’s...

A-Level Results Day

There are lots of things we’ve come to expect from A Level results day. Social media losing all perspective on life, referencing the end of the world and quoting Game of Thrones – ‘Brace yourselves, exam results are coming’; students huddling in the school foyer,...

Pokémon Go

‘Get up and go! Catch Pokémon in the real world with Pokémon GO!’ is the message from the world’s latest phenomenon, and over the past week there has been constant anecdotal evidence of people doing exactly that. [caption id="attachment_2569" align="alignright" width="229"] Pokémon have even been spotted...

Changing Gear

Chris Evans has resigned after only one series as the host of Top Gear, but there are plenty of other options available in the world of Motorsport. One of the biggest jobs in British television is once again vacant, after Chris Evans resigned as the main...

Eco-friendly Housing

When we read about eco-friendly houses, or scroll though images of them online, they can strike us as several things: quirky, glamourous, and even futuristic. But rarely do they seem accessible and normal. Articles or blogs showcasing the leading concepts and technologies, with lavish designs,...

Ian McCutcheon

Recently retired after a forty-five year career, Ian McCutcheon still remembers the day he opened the doors to the Enniskillen Technical college for the first time in 1971. Since then, having been the buildings caretaker across five decades, few people have had a better first-hand...

Avoiding the Work Life Battle

Finding a compromise between work and life can feel like a constant battle. The two compete for your time and energy, fighting it out each week, with one coming out on top, only for the scoreboard to be reset when Monday morning comes around again....