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.

Staff Spotlight – Ricky Neil

Want to know more about our lecturers? This month we caught up with Ricky Neil from our Automotive Engineering department where he tells us a little bit about himself and things you would be surprised to know about him!

Top tips to tackle exam stress

Stressing over exams? Feel like you’re disappearing under a pile of essays? With exam time fast approaching, we recognise that it’s a stressful time and you might be experiencing worry and anxiety. 

Taking Control of your Cybersecurity

Over time, our understanding of what we’re trying to achieve by implementing cybersecurity has evolved. Essentially, what people really want is to reduce their cyber risk. That is, reduce the chances that there are negative consequences to using technology in the form of identity theft and financial fraud, and reduce potential intrusions into our privacy.