School Employer Connections

Summer Work Experience

During the months of July and August Artspace Creative Art Centre in Eglinton and the North West Independent Hospital in Ballykelly offered a Summer Volunteer Scheme for students.

The Artspace Centre is a Multi Sensory Centre/Day Opportunities facility for adults and children with additional needs. It offers a multi-sensory learning facility which is vitally important for people with learning disabilities because it enables them to use their personal areas of strength to help them learn. 21 students volunteered here throughout the summer working with adults and also developing & improving upon their own key skills.


The North West Independent Hospital is one of the longest established private hospitals in Belfast Northern Ireland. They have been delivering high quality healthcare since 1989 and work hard to maintain an impeccable reputation. The North West Independent Hospital offer Work Experience to students throughout the year in the Wards and also Physio Department . 17 students volunteered here throughout July and August and got to learn and observe some minor procedures in theatre as part of their placement with most time being spent shadowing nursing and other auxiliary staff and health care assistants on the Wards in the Hospital .



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They offered Work Experience Placements to 3 students from Holy Cross College, Strabane, Omagh Academy & Thornhill College.


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