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North West Regional College conference highlights importance of social media

Two leading professionals in the field of social media have advised young people in the north west about the importance of establishing their online profile.

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Derry teenager Adam goes viral with 100,000 YouTube followers

Derry teenager Adam goes viral with 100,000 YouTube followers

Derry teenager, Adam Beales, is on course to become a major YouTube star after witnessing his subscription base rocket over recent months.

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A round of applause for Professor Patrick Johnston as the Derry man's funeral cortege passes the Lanyon building at Queen's University, Belfast.

Poignant tribute to Derry man Professor Patrick Johnston at Queen's

The funeral has taken place for Queen's Univerity's Professor Patrick Johnston, who hailed from Derry.

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Professor Paddy Johnston died suddenly at the weekend.

Shock and sadness at passing of Professor Paddy Johnston

Tributes have been paid to the Derry born Vice Chancellor of Queen’s University Paddy Johnston after his sudden death at the weekend.

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Local people working at the 4Rs social enterprise project in Derry. (Photo - Tom Heaney, nwpresspics)

Environmental upcycling project helping young people gain skills

Dozens of young people in Derry are improving their employment prospects while doing their bit for the environment by upcycling old furniture and machinery.

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Pupils and staff from St. Oliver Plunkett Primary School pictured with PCSP Chairman Councillor Gus Hastings, the actors and the facilitators from RAPID who attended the launch of the new Cyber Bullying Awareness DVD at Strathfoyle Youth Centre. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 24.05.17

New cyberbullying DVD resource launched

A new cyberbullying safety DVD for young people has been launched in Derry.

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The Ulster University Magee campus, Derry. DER3115MC002

Magee expansion bid will have to be considered by new ministers

The Magee expansion business case will have to be decided upon by new ministers appointed once the Stormont Executive gets back up and running, government officials have said.

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St Brigid's College in Derry.

Derry College apologises after refusing to take autistic child

St Brigid’s College in Derry refused to take in an autistic boy despite the Education Authority recommending he be placed there.

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The Mayor Alderman Hilary McClintock pictured with the players, coaches, parents and friends of the Oxford Bulls Football team during a reception at the Guildhall. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 22.05.17

Young Oxford Bulls team get Mayoral reception

The Mayor of Derry & Strabane Hilary McClintock has welcomed the players, coaches, parents and friends of the Oxford Bulls Football Club to the Guildhall for a special reception this week.

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The RISE Team from the Western Health and Social Care Trust pictured at the launch of the new service.

New initiative to help PS children achieve potential

A new health project aiming to enhance the development of children to ensure they reach their full potential is being rolled out in schools across the north west.

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Pupils from Thornhill College, Crana College and St Mary's Limavady pictured with NWRC lecturer Teresa Harris and students Gary Hoad and Marvin Mulhern at the Salters Festival of Chemistry

IN PICTURES: ‘Whodunnit?’ challenge as schoolkids compete in chemistry festival

Students from ten post-primary schools have taken part in an exciting day of chemistry at the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry hosted by North West Regional College (NWRC).
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Prospective students sign up for part time courses this morning at NWRC Strand Road.

Clock ticking on part-time places at NWRC

Enrolment on part time courses at North West Regional College have officially opened at Strand Road Campus in Londonderry, Strabane Campus on Derry Road and Limavady Campus on Main Street.

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Maragret Gallagher from the NSPCC.

NSPCC urge local parents to speak with children about online safety

A Derry-based NSPCC representative has called on local parents to ensure they talk to their children about online safety as a new ‘Share Aware’ campaign is launched.

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The Magee campus is one of the lcations being considered for the new Medical School, while plans have been submitted for a new Primary Health Care facility in Pennyburn.

Sites for new UU Medical School being examined across north west

The Ulster University has said it hopes to have plans for a major new medical school in the north west realised by 2019.

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Culturlann ui Chanain on Great James Street in Derry city centre.

Cuts proposals may force An Cultúrlann closure

Proposals to cut funding to Derry’s Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin could result in the building being forced to close, it has been claimed.

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Head of Student Services at NWRC, Karen Moore, Manager of North West Regional College's Careers Academy, Finneen Bradley, Senior HR Manager with Western Health and Social Care Trust, Ursula Doherty, Training and Personnel Manager with Errigal Contracts, Ciara King, NWRC student, Johnny Lynch and Mayor of Derry and Strabane District Council, Alderman Hilary McClintock, launch the Education to Employability Festival (E2E). (Picture by Martin McKeown)

E2E: NW prepares for first ever education and employment extravaganza

A free festival designed to inspire local people in the North West to make the connection

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Head of Student Services at NWRC, Karen Moore, Manager of North West Regional College's Careers Academy Finneen Bradley, Senior HR Manager with Western Health and Social Care Trust Ursula Doherty, Training and Personnel Manager with Errigal Contracts Ciara King, NWRC student Johnny Lynch and Mayor of Derry and Strabane District Council Alderman Hilary McClintock, launch the Education to Employability Festival, (E2E), a joint partnership between NWRC and Derry and Strabane District Council. The free community event will take place at Ebrington Square, Derry~Londonderry on May 26 from 1-6 p.m. (Picture by Martin McKeown)

Festival of opportunity at Ebrington Square

A free festival designed to inspire local people in the North West to make the connection from Education to Employability (E2E), will be held at Ebrington Square on May 26.

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The event will take place this Sunday ahead of Ramadan.

Muslim community issue open invitation

Derry’s Muslim community have issued an open invitation to other local residents to come visit them this Sunday.

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Yale Uni.

Plan for Derry students to study at ‘elite’ US uni

Exciting plans for Derry school-leavers to study at elite universities in the United States move up a gear next week when a representative from the prestigious Yale University visits the city.

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Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

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