Southern Regional College is a College of Further and Higher Education with campuses located in Newry, Portadown, Armagh, Kilkeel, Banbridge and Lurgan. 

The Further Education sector is the main provider of professional and technical education and training in Northern Ireland and has a key role to play in raising skill levels in the region. 

The Southern Regional College is well placed to provide learners, employers and the local community with a world-class facility to satisfy all their educational needs and to realise its aim in establishing a reputation for outstanding quality in teaching, training and business support, not just within Northern Ireland but nationally and internationally 

The Southern Regional College is a Non-Departmental Public Body within the budget responsibility and ambit of the Department for the Economy and is an incorporated body whose legal status derives from the Further Education (Northern Ireland) Order.

The Governing Body is supported by a number of committees; including the Staffing Committee, Finance & General Purposes Committee, Education Committee and the Audit Committee.

Andrew Saunders Chair

Brian Doran Chief Executive

Why Southern Regional College is supporting Boardroom Apprentice

“Good experience in participating in the scheme for the last number of years.”

Location of Board and Committee Meetings

Finance Cttee – Newry 4 x per year

Audit Cttee – Portadown 4 x per year

Staffing Cttee – Banbridge 3 x per year

Education Cttee – Portadown 4 x per year

Governing Body various locations 6 x per year minimum

Frequency and timing of board/committee meetings

As above – All meetings are scheduled to take place at 18.30 on Tuesday evenings.

Date of Board Meetings (September 2021 – August 2022)

31 August 2021

2 November 2021

23 November 2021

7 December 2021

23 March 2022

21 June 2022

Committee of the Boards and meeting dates (September 2021 – August 2022)

Finance & General Purposes Cttee

19 October 2021

18 January 2022

9 March 2022

31 May 2022

Audit Cttee

14 September 2021

9 November 2021

8 February 2022

10 May 2022

Staffing Cttee

5 October 2021

2 March 2022

3 May 2022

Education Cttee

28 September 2021

30 November 2021

1 February 2022

24 May 2022