Articles from SERC

South Eastern Regional College’s Industrial Engineers - Working from Home to Keep People Safe

Makeshift home offices come in many guises these days but two staff from @S_ERC have engineered a whole new look for their home office in order to continue making specialist face masks for those working on the front line.  

South Eastern Regional College Students Capture Lockdown for Future Generations

Four students from the Level 3 Performing Arts @S_ERC who are taking part in a Coronavirus Time Capsule project involving groups of young people from around the world, have been invited to become joint research assistants with Royal Central School of Speech & Drama who are looking at how young people engage with the project.

SERC Welcomes Local Schools for NI Science Festival

South Eastern Regional College Art Student Hosts Innovative and Immersive Virtual Art Exhibition

Farmyard Provides Inspiration for Lydia's #Virtual #VR Art Exhibition @S_ERC  Lydia Bell, a final year Level 3 Art and Design student at South Eastern Regional College (SERC) is set to host an innovative and immersive virtual art exhibition Matter of Heart to showcase her final course project at 7pm on Friday  29 May on Lydia Bell Art Facebook page. 

Class at 9am Provides Reassurance – No Matter What Else is Going On

Declan McClure, Lecturer with @S_ERC Foundation Skills Academy has given us an insight into the adjustments, flexibility and the extra efforts staff have made to ensure our students, many dealing with complex everyday challenges, have some semblance of normality in the wake of Coronavirus and that includes the reassurance that no matter what, there is class online at 9am:

Prospective Students Urged to focus on their Future

Open invitation to @S_ERC’s Virtual Full-Time Open Days  South Eastern Regional College (SERC) is online and open for business and that includes welcoming hundreds of prospective students and their parents to their virtual open days full-time courses starting in September at Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn and Newtownards campuses. Open days will take the format of webinars from 10am - 4pm, on Wednesday 27 May until Thursday 4 June, with dedicated teams online ready to meet those progressing to Higher Education, Further Education, Apprenticeships and Training programmes.

Making and Baking for the Community

@S_ERC (SERC) has recently secured a £1000 grant from Food for Life Get Togethers which is run by the Soil Association and funded through the Community Fund to help with the emergency response for those struggling for food during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Teams from SERC’s Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Catering and student company Golden Memories are working to help meet some needs in the local community. The funding will be used to purchase ingredients to make nutritious meals for vulnerable people during this crisis which will be prepared in the College’s training kitchens by catering lecturers and support staff. 

Spanish Students Regroup Online with Lecturer Declan

It was certainly a case of “Bienvenidos”, rather than “Hasta la Vista” for Level 4 Spanish students from Downpatrick Campus who got more than they bargained for as @S_ERC moved online.

The Water Boys find themselves on Crest of the Wave

A group of @S_ERC applied science students are finalists in the Eco-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Award where they are also up for the public vote People’s Choice Award and have reached the semi-finals of the Catalyst Inc Invent Programme 2020.

Local man cooks up new career

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