School Within a College (SWAC) Programs - St. Patrick's & Ursuline College

School-Within-a-College Program (SWAC) offers secondary credit courses taught by secondary school teachers and college Dual Credit courses taught by college professors/instructors within a collaborative learning community at the Lambton/St Clair College campus in partnership with the St. Clair Catholic District School Board.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Be registered at a high school within the St. Clair Catholic District School Board

  • Be eight or fewer credits short of completing an O.S.S.D., depending upon their intake date (September intake students must have 22 credits or more; January intake requires 25 credits or more)

This program is of benefit to those students who have left high school before graduating. Please consider this program as a way to complete your high school diploma and transition into College.

A Typical Week in SWAC

Both Lambton College and St Clair College offer an exciting variety of Dual Credit Courses for SWAC students. These courses include:

Arboriculture and Chainsaw Hospitality

Bakeshop Applications Eat Well, Be Well

Esports Manicure

Hairstyling and Cutting Digital Photography

Criminology Conflict Management

Make-up Artistry Positive Child Guidance

Personal Wellness Kitchen Management

Mental Health Exploration Cultural Diversity

Electrical Installations Welding

For more information please see the Guidance Counselors at St. Patrick’s High School or Ursuline College