Old meets new as 400-years-old Foyle College begins move

The oldest school in Londonderry has moved into the city’s newest school building, marking the first time in four centuries that Foyle College has left the cityside.

Foyle College prepares for move to Waterside

Foyle College prepares for move to Waterside

One of only four seventeenth century schools in Northern Ireland will make an historic move from Londonderry’s cityside to the opposite bank of the River Foyle on Monday.

The news 11m teaching block at Ulster University, Magee

New £11m Ulster University teaching block to open in weeks

The new £11m teaching block at Ulster University's Magee campus will open within weeks, with the first student classes to commence in late January 2018.
Suzanne Campbell-Hanna pictured helping students at the 'reading between the lines' project in Londonderry

New way to boost working class pupils’ performance takes off in Protestant-dominated areas

A school teacher in Londonderry believes she may have come up with a way to help bridge the gap in performance between pupils from a working class background and those who are better off.


Lisneal College formal

Picture Special: Lisneal students and staff enjoy their annual formal dinner

Mountaineer and adventurer Hannah Shields who was the keynote speaker during the North West Regional College's Higher Education Graduation ceremony in the Millennium Forum celebrates with Clare McGovern, Paddi McMonagle, Aine McColgan, Laura McGowan, Deirdre Rafferty and Cathy King in teh Millennium Forum. PIcture Martin McKeown. 27.10.17

North West Regional College graduations 2017

Congratulations to everyone who graduated from the North West Regional College.

Around the world in just nine days thanks to the Foyle Film Festival

Around the world in just nine days thanks to the Foyle Film Festival

Schools, students and young people from across the North West will be taken on a round-the-world cinematic adventure next month as Foyle Film Festival launches its annual dedicated education programme. 

Conor McGurgan, centre, Marketing and PR Manager at North West Regional College picks up the award for Best Education Communications Campaign at the Northern Ireland Chartered Institute of Public Relations awards. From left are Cate Conway, Q Radio, Geri Martin, PR and Events Officer, NWRC, Samantha Livingstone, CIPR Judge, Erin Hutcheon, Marketing and PR Officer, NWRC, Mark O'Neill, Marketing Administrative Officer, NWRC, Eileen Kelly, Web and Print Designer, NWRC, Colm Bradley, Digital Marketing Officer, NWRC, Christina McDaid, PR and Events Officer, NWRC, and Stephen Clements, Q Radio.

North West Regional College takes gold award

North West Regional College (NWRC) has been awarded a Gold award by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) at the 2017 PRide awards.

The NSPCC is hoping more volunteers will help them deliver the programme to more children.

NSPCC calls for more local volunteers to deliver child safety project

Over 9,000 children in the west have been given advice on how to get help if they are living with the threat of abuse or neglect.

Leo Murphy.

North West cannot afford to keep exporting its talent

For the region’s economy to grow and develop, it is vital that learners are encouraged to stay local and study higher education courses available on their doorstep.

Group pictured at the final presentation of the Princes Trust Team Programme which was held at North West Regional College. 
Photo (L to R); Conor Hassan (Assistant Team Leader), Brandon McDonald, Joshua Stuart, Conor McGinnity, Macauley Macrory, Liam McClintock, Brandon Bamford, Shannon Doherty, Aaron O�"Donnell, Rachael Jennings, Sean Curran (Team Leader), Susan Chapman (Team Executive), Sharon del la Puente (Team Manager), and Breidge Johnstone (Curriculum Manager).

Prince’s Trust team programme

Sixteen students from North West Regional College (NWRC) have just completed a course aimed at building confidence and motivation in young people.

Advice: GCSE results

GCSE results: what should you do next?

Didn’t get the GCSE results you had hoped for? Listen, it’s not the end of the world, so don’t panic.


Successful head chef believes NWRC laid his career foundations

A successful local chef who returned to education after ten years of working in the kitchen, says he would never have gone on to achieve a full honours degree without studying first at North West Regional College (NWRC).

Some of the 27 students from Loreto College Coleraine who achieved three A grades or better at A Level.

A level success at Loreto College

Loreto College Coleraine has been celebrating its best ever A Level results, with students from the College surpassing the A Level performance of every other year group in the school’s history.

Laboratory technician

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

NSPCC image - exams

Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Childline is offering support to young people worried about exam results as teenagers across the country wait anxiously for AS and A-Level grades published this week.

North West Regional College Media student Tomala White celebrates the news that North West Regional College has been awarded almost ��900,000 in Erasmus + funding. From left are Danny Lyttle, NWRC Students Liasion and Events Officer, Aaron Smith, NWRC Media Student, Annette Smith, NWRC Project Based Learning Mentor Co-Ordinator, Ethan Kelly, NWRC Music Student, Bronagh Fikri, NWRC European & International Projects Officerand Christine Cavanagh, NWRC Hospitality Student. (Picture by Martin McKeown)

Eramus+ funding will send NWRC students on European adventures

North West Regional College has secured almost a million euros of Erasmus+ funding.

Under construction: Ballyarnett Country Park

New playpark projects developing in Londonderry

The first of a number of new playparks in Londonderry are expected to open within weeks.

A sad child - NSPCC image

'Bullying doesn’t stop when school stops' warns NSPCC

The NSPCC’s Childline service in Northern Ireland is reminding children and parents that just because it’s the middle of the school holidays, there is often no holiday from bullying for the many children who experience this misery.

Students watching TV

Students urged to claim TV licence refund

As students pack up and move home for the summer, TV Licensing is reminding students they may be entitled to extra holiday spending money in the form of a refund.

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