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.

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.