Turning Creative Ideas into Results 

north west regional college


Strand Road Londonderry BT48 0LY 

Key Contact: Catherine O'Donnell 

North West Regional College (NWRC) is a leading provider for Further and Higher Education and skills training in the North West, offering state-of-art and industry standard facilities across our five campus; Strand Road, Springtown, Strabane, Limavady Main Street and Limavady Greystone Campuses. 

NWRC support over 10,000 students annually to achieve their educational goals, through full part-time or higher education courses, as well as offering Higher Level Apprenticeships, across the subject areas below:

  • Administration & Business 
  • Art & Design 
  • Care & Health 
  • Computing & IT
  • Construction, Built Environment & Engineering 
  • Early Years
  • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy 
  • Hospitality & Catering 
  • Languages (inc. ESOL and TEFL)
  • Media, Multimedia & Journalism 
  • Music & Performing Arts
  • Science
  • Sport
  • Trades & Crafts 
  • Travel & Tourism 

NWRC also serve community and business groups through a number of learning and skills initiatives, DfE upskilling programmes such as Skill Focus and Skill Up as well as research innovation support through Innovate Us, Invest NI Innovation Vouchers and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. The college supports businesses to drive new product development with technical experts on hand to support the innovation journey through 5 innovation centres:

  • FoodovationTM (Food & drink innovation)
  • DIAL (Health & assisted living)
  • XR Extended Reality (Virtual & augmented reality)
  • i4.0 (Artificial Intelligence, robotics, automation) 
  • Product Design Centre (3D printing, additive and advanced manufacturing)

To date NWRC have supported over 1500 businesses across Northern Ireland resulting in positive outcomes for business including increased productivity, profitability and skills.