Articles from SERC

Bangor man Simon Cummings completes first book

Fifteen years in the Further Education sector and a four-year PhD has recently led to a book contract for tutor Simon Cummings.

SERC staff collaborate with Institute of Technology in Bangkok

SERC staff members Paula Philpott and Aurla McLaughlin visited Thailand recently, where they delivered active learning and best teaching practice with staff from King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) in Bangkok. Paula and Aurla provided intriguing content to the institute which was established in 1960.

College lead the way in promoting workforce wellbeing

A local further education college is leading the way in employee health and safety responsibilities with the launch of a Mind Yourself campaign – an initiative by South Eastern Regional College (SERC), in partnership with Health Matters to raise awareness and promote health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Local College urge students to Mind their Head

This October, as part of mental health awareness, SERC is hosting a 'Put it in Your Phone Day’ on Tuesday 10 October to coincide with World Mental Health Day.  

Bright sparks required to address welding skills shortage

With the shortage of engineering skills well documented, an innovative initiative is being launched in the Lisburn Castlereagh area, to address specialist welding needs and develop a labour pool that is equipped to support local industry.

Sky’s the limit as SERC student takes off as an Emirates flight attendant

Former SERC Travel and Tourism student Lindsay Bothwell is now soaring the skies as she works with world-renowned airline, Emirates having previously progressed through the Level 2 and Level 3 Travel and Tourism courses at the Lisburn Campus.  

Hospitality entrepreneurs win enterprise challenge

A team of young entrepreneurs from SERC have won the final of the colleges 2017 Enterprise Challenge. The competition was sponsored by Ards and North Down Borough Council and Translink.

Local man cooks up new career

College hosts a professional development day for ESOL professionals

SERC recently held a free workshop for English language teachers and volunteers to facilitate knowledge and skill sharing to experienced and novice teachers of English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), English Language Teaching (ELT), Education Abroad Programme (EAP) and International English Language Testing System (IELTS) who teach adult learners of English.

SERC sign Memorandum of Understanding with Forth Valley College

On Friday 8 September, South Eastern Regional College (SERC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Forth Valley College (FVC). The MoU will allow the two organisations to work in partnership.

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