It estimated that in Orkney there are over 1,000 military veterans and in Scotland as a whole, 220,000.
The prestigious Robertson Medal is only awarded to those whose work is outstanding.
The Overblikk restaurant at Orkney College have again produced a superbly cooked and presented Christmas lunch.
Professor John Speakman has been elected a foreign Academician in the Chinese National Academy of Sciences – the first ever from a Scottish University to be elected.
“I feel the University’s new 2040 vision is an example about how to take things forward and that appealed to me”
“It was fantastic to see the education pack in use and how well the pupils responded to it”
The new BSc Paramedic Practice at RGU will be delivered from September 2020, giving students access to improved and more localised education and training opportunities.
For its 50th anniversary the Open University (OU) has gone on a road trip around Scotland. On Thursday, 3rd of October it came to Orkney.
The Open University is landing in Orkney on Thursday 3 October with events for both local businesses and Orcadians interested in learning with the OU.
Currently the limit is 26 – that will not longer exist by Autumn 2020.