Graduates

22nd September 2015

Exceptional students win tuition fees

FIVE Northern Ireland students will have their tuition fees paid for the duration of their undergraduate degree thanks to Queen’s University, Belfast.  This is the third year of the Queen’s Scholar scheme in which each school or college across Northern Ireland was asked to nominate pupils who could demonstrate exceptional achievements outside academic life, whether in sport, music and the arts, business and enterprise or through community work, with a...

21st September 2015

Jackson family thrilled with degrees

A HUSBAND and wife who both returned to study have graduated from South Eastern Regional College (SERC). Nigel Jackson, 55, and his wife, Marion, 48, from Lisburn attended evening classes at SERC to study for the Liverpool John Moore’s BA honours Business Studies degree. The couple had to juggle studying at SERC with work and...

10th August 2015

Kyle continues to build on success with BTEC award

A student from South Eastern Regional College has been named Outstanding BTEC Construction Student of the Year for 2015 at the National BTEC Awards. Kyle McKee scooped the honour in a competition which celebrates achievement in the country’s most widely taken vocational qualification. Kyle has a distinction-level BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in construction from South Eastern...

10th August 2015

Students are praised after completing training course

Fourteen students have received their certificates after completing the Eishtec Training Academy. Following the announcement that Eishtec UK Ltd was creating 320 jobs in Northern Ireland, the three week Training Academy was designed by DEL, Eishtec UK Ltd and Southern Regional College (SRC) under the Assured Skills initiative, to prepare the successful students to compete...

8th July 2015

Belfast Met achievements celebrated

BELFAST Metropolitan College has celebrated the achievements of students and staff at its Apprenticeship and Training Awards. Forty-seven successful students received awards recognising their achievements through their current or recently completed ApprenticeshipsNI, Programme Led Apprenticeship or Training for Success programmes. The student award categories included the Apprentice Award, Training Award, Work Placement, Essential Skills and...

7th July 2015

Academy gives graduates new skills

A new training academy will help equip students with the skills needed to take up opportunities in the export sales and marketing industry. The Export Sales and Marketing Academy is aimed at those who have a minimum HND qualification in any discipline. It will provide an intensive eight-week training programme, with one of the weeks...

7th July 2015

Learners honoured at college’s first awards

More than 200 learners have achieved special further education awards from North West Regional College (NWRC). Hosted by the Millennium Forum in Londonderry, this awards event was the first of its kind for the college, enabling it to celebrate the achievements of further education learners who have undertaken Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3...

7th July 2015

Students given a flavour of working life around world

Eighteen students from across Northern Ireland will spend this summer gaining technical experience overseas. The students from Queen’s University, Belfast, and Ulster University have been selected to take part in IAESTE (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience), an exchange programme which sees students from all scientific and technical disciplines, undertake work...

24th June 2015

Emer on the way to fame and fortune

Queen’s University student Emer Maguire recently took part in the final of an international science competition. Competing against 26 other finalists from around the globe, the Clinical Anatomy student took part in the final of FameLab International 2015 at the Times Cheltenham Science Festival. Despite impressing the judges with her talk on the science of...

24th June 2015

Academy to equip graduates for work

A RECRUITMENT academy that has already secured employment for 29 graduates is now hoping to equip a further 20 participants with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to work in the industry. The third Alexander Mann Solutions Recruitment Academy targets Higher National Diploma and degree graduates from any discipline and offers an intensive six-week training...

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