On Thursday, 17 August, hundreds of Level 3 extended diploma learners from the South West College (SWC) Omagh, Dungannon, and Enniskillen campuses collected their results, with many students achieving the equivalent of 3A* grades.
As a result, they have secured places on their first choice Higher Education courses, with many staying local to pursue undergraduate courses at the College.
Among the students celebrating their success were Blessing Mutandwa and Aoife Carney from Enniskillen, who achieved excellent results on the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Business. They will now progress on the Ulster University Foundation Degree in Business Management at South West College. Both students praised their experience at the College, highlighting the amazing tutors and the direct route to Higher Education.
Further success was seen at the Erne campus, with Oran McMenamin from Ederney and Elisha McDermott from Derrylin achieving exemplary grades on the Level 3 Construction and the Built Environment course.They will now progress onto a Higher Level Apprenticeship in Construction Engineering and Management at South West College.
First-year students Maria Trainor and Colleen McManus from Coa were also delighted after receiving top grades on the BTEC Level 3 Engineering with Agriculture course.
Osin Wallace and Jack Johnston also achieved exemplary results on the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Business. Oisin will now progress to Liverpool John Moores University, while Jack hopes to pursue a Higher Level Apprenticeship locally.
At Omagh campus, Joe Harper achieved top results in National Extended Diploma Engineering and will progress on to Queens University Belfast to study BEng Mechanical Engineering.
Aimee and Katie Gallagher were also delighted to receive their results. Aimee just completed Level 3 Business at the College and will progress onto a Foundation Degree in Business at SWC.
Matthew McFarland also achieved great results from the BTEC National Extended Diploma Engineering and is delighted to be heading on to Ulster University to study BEng Mechanical Engineering.
Other notable successes include Katie & Bonnie Harper (Twins), who were delighted with their results for BTEC National Extended Diploma Construction and will both progress on to second year, with the intention to return to the College for a Foundation Degree in Civil Engineering.
Chloe Smith, a dedicated student at Omagh campus, achieved outstanding results for her BTEC National Extended Diploma in Applied Science. With her remarkable achievements, Chloe is thrilled to explore a diverse range of higher education courses to further her academic journey.