Graduation 2019

This year’s graduation ceremony, held at the Perth Concert Hall on Thursday 3 October, saw over 320 graduates presented with their degrees, diplomas, certificates and awards.

World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2019

For this World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October, our Guest Blogger Claire Nelson (Student Support Worker) shares with you her top recommendations for looking after your mental health. She includes some really useful web links and self-care suggestions - as well as ways you can connect with others. 

Stay active on campus

The Academy of Sport and Wellbeing gym offers a wide variety of classes and programmes to help you exercise effectively. The extensive opening times allow you to fit in workouts before class, between classes or even in your lunch break!

Beautiful Campus

Gilbert Valentine, Head of Estates, takes us around the beautiful campus here at Perth College UHI. I have worked - and studied - on many educational campuses in the UK, and each one has its own beautiful character. 

Department Focus: Hairdressing

For this month’s department focus, we caught up with the talented hairdressing team at Perth College UHI to learn more about the students, find out what goes on in their end of year show and discover what is on offer in the college salon: ‘The Retreat’.

Staff Spotlight - Alex Kershaw

Our Creative Industries staff members not only lecture here at Perth College UHI, they are also real life artists. We caught up with Alex Kershaw who told us about one of her recent exhibitions, ‘Incommunicado’.

Staff Spotlight – Domini Grant

Domini lives in Falkirk with her husband and two children. She started working at Perth College UHI as a supply lecturer and then became a permanent member of staff within the Health, Social Care and Early Education department in 2010.

Perth apprentices scoop top national plumbing competition

The competition showcases the skills of plumbing apprentices from colleges and training centres across Scotland. Up to 36 participants competed in either the copper pipework competition or the lead work competition with four hours to complete a practical task that demonstrates their knowledge, technique and skill. Their completed work was assessed and marked by a panel of technical experts.

Securing your term-time accomodation

We understand that moving away from home to study can be a daunting experience so helping you to find somewhere to live where you will feel comfortable and happy is important to us. Our guest blogger this month is Kirsty Provan from Perth College UHI’s HomeStay Department. Kirsty will be sharing some advice and tips on the best ways to secure your private student accommodation.