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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...

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...

Planet Earth II

Planet Earth II is quickly becoming some of the most popular television of the year, and it's easy to see why. 10.6 million viewers tuned in on Sunday night to watch a series that required incredible amounts of skill, knowledge and money - not to...

National Author’s Day

[edgtf_blockquote text="“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.” - Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird " title_tag="h2" width=""] It's National Author's Day, and on a day to celebrate the people that bring us the books that can...

European Heritage Open Days

The European Heritage Open Days takes place this weekend, with over 340 free openers and events to choose from on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September across Northern Ireland. Organised by the Historic Environment Division of the Department for Communities, under the banner of ‘Love...

Benedict Kiely Weekend

Some of the past, present and future of Omagh writers and photographers are to be celebrated and acknowledged at the fifteenth Benedict Kiely Weekend this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at the Strule Arts Centre Omagh. The title for the event this year is ‘And As I...

Experiencing Shakespeare

‘My mama don’t like you and she likes everyone,’ sings Justin Bieber in one of his recent hits, describing a slightly less complex mother son dynamic than the turbulent one depicted in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. This is just one of the reasons why recent research has...

SWC Art Show

The South West College recently launched the Foundation Diploma End of Year Show, which will run until Saturday 28th May. The exhibition features students from the Ulster University Foundation Degree in Design, showcasing the students work in a variety of different disciplines, and including work such...