School Leavers Encouraged to Explore Options at SWC

South West College (SWC) is set to welcome prospective students and their parents to an exciting range of Virtual Open Days for Full-Time and Apprenticeship courses starting in September. The Virtual Open days will take the format of interactive online webinars with a live Q+A function and will be hosted live on You Tube Premiere. […]

More students opting to study closer to home

UNSURPRISINGLY, more Fermanagh students than ever are opting to study at home this year, with applications to the South West College already higher than previous years.  Third level studying has been anything but normal in recent times, with Covid-19 restrictions having brought a halt face-to-face teaching to a halt not just at the SWC but […]


Milestone final beam placed at new South West College

The construction of the new South West College hit a key milestone as the last beam was placed on the building. The new £29 million Erne campus is situated on the site of the former Erne Hospital in Enniskillen and is scheduled for completion in August 2020.  On Friday, a ‘topping out’ ceremony was held […]


‘Vital’ new bridge may not now get green light

  WHILE work at the new South West College building is progressing on schedule, there are now doubts over a planned footbridge linking the new college with Enniskillen town centre will go ahead. The redevelopment of the old Erne Hospital site is at an advanced stage, with the new Erne Campus on schedule to receive […]


New state of the art college campus

THE new South West College is taking shape as work gets underway on the new building’s interior. The building, on the site of the old Erne Hospital sweeps around the waterfront and will secure the future of education in Fermanagh for another 50 years.  Speaking about the new build a spokesman for the college said, […]