UHI Orkney, as part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) partnership, has revealed a new name and visual identity to strengthen engagement with communities and market its offerings more effectively through a connected and recognisable brand family.
In the ballot of University and College Union (UCU) Scotland members, 77% of those who voted backed strike action on a turnout of 86%.
A public petition calling for University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) management to rethink savage staffing cuts had been backed by over 1000 people within days of being launched.
“It is with dismay that we learn about mass redundancies and budget cuts to UHI’s Executive Office”
Students from UHI’s BA (Hons) creative writing course have published an anthology of their work, with all profits going to a north of Scotland cystic fibrosis support charity.
Postgraduate students at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) have rated their study experience as the best in Scotland in a UK-wide survey for the second year in a row.
“I look forward to continuing with my research in the field of environmental archaeology and to learn more about the challenges faced by previous communities in the Highlands and Islands region as we begin to deal with similar issues of climate change, rising sea-levels and resource availability.” Scott Timpany
“The potential benefits that are achievable when people recognise that it’s not too late to learn or re-skill was something that our charitable trust definitely wanted to get behind and we are delighted to be supporting UHI in this cause.” Iain McNeill, Witherby Publishing Group
The two graduation ceremonies for Orkney’s University of the Highlands and Islands shared the same theme – a celebration of resilience.
A core part of the project was involving local people in exploring this theme and learning new skills.