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Archibald welcomes approval of Southern Regional College Development

18 January, 2019 - by Caoimhe Archibald

Sinn Fein MLA Caoimhe Archibald, has welcomed planning approval for a new £45 million campus for the Southern Regional College.

The party's further and higher education spokesperson said:

"I welcome the planning approval for the Craigavon campus of the Southern Regional College.

"The development of the Craigavon campus is part of an overall £95 million investment from the Southern Regional College, supported by the Department for the Economy.

"The new campus in Craigavon will provide opportunities for training and education for young people including apprenticeships as well as employment opportunities in STEM, IT, hospitality and tourism among other subject areas.

"The development of the campus will also support hundreds of jobs during its construction.

“Investment in skills and infrastructure is vital to support local economic development."

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