Articles from North West Regional College (NWRC)

NWRC fashion graduate says 'Go For It'

For as long as Lynsey McGarrigle can remember she wanted to be a fashion designer.The 26 year-old North West Regional College graduate has hit the industry like a whirlwind since the launch of her Haus Of MoHawk label last year, showcasing twice at London Fashion Week and designing bespoke pieces for a host of well-known celebrities.But it’s been far from an overnight success story.

North West Regional College celebrates first Degree graduates

Fourteen students who have completed a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood, Care, Health and Education, have become North West Regional College’s first ever Degree graduands.

NWRC catering student to sample life in Belgium

A Donegal student on the first year of the Level 3 Professional Cookery course at North West Regional College, has won a place at the prestigious Leuven Institute in Belgium.

North West Regional College conference highlights importance of Social Media

Two leading professionals in the field of Social Media have advised young people in the North West about the importance of establishing their online profile. Ryan Williams, CEO of Connected Talent, and Wayne Denner, an expert on Online Reputation were at North West Regional College to drive home the message that: “If you are a young person planning to join the job market in the next few years, then  get working on your social media profile now. The pair joined forces at the conference entitled: ‘Social Branding: Your Future’ where they spoke to a gathering of careers professionals from Colleges, schools, and government Careers Services in Northern Ireland and Donegal. The conference was the culmination of an Erasmus+ funded project Digi.Job.ID, in which NWRC collaborated with partners from Austria, Czech Republic Italy, Slovenia and Spain to create training materials to be used by schools, colleges and providers of youth training.  The materials, which are available online, will help careers professionals to guide young people in effective use of social media tools such as LinkedIn to find jobs. 

NWRC’s Masterchef picks up ‘Lecturer of the Year’ award

An award winning chef at North West Regional College (NWRC) has been named ‘Lecturer of the Year’ by the Institute of Hospitality. (IoH)

Works of Art on display at North West Regional College

Creations by students at North West Regional College will be on display for the public at the Lawrence Building in Strand Road..

NWRC student successfully nominates mentor for top award

A Seagate worker who mentored a North West Regional College student studying I.T. has been given a top award by the Career Ready programme.

Scholarship Success for North West Regional College Construction Students

Six students at North West Regional College have been awarded scholarships by renewable energy group, Gaelectric.

Paid Apprenticeships with Errigal Contracts and NWRC

Young people aged between 17 and 25 have been invited to a special event on June 6 at North West Regional College’s (NWRC) Greystone Campus, where they can find out more about applying for an Apprenticeship with an international company.

‘Whodunnit?’ Challenge as Schoolkids compete in NWRC Salters’ Chemistry Festival

Students from ten post primary schools have taken part in an exciting day of chemistry at the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry hosted by North West Regional College.

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