Enjoy a taste of your future career at UHI Outer Hebrides

Our new taster sessions are a great way to find out about a subject area and decide if it’s the right option for you. 

With opportunities to join our Food & Drink staff to try some cooking, to design your own room in 3D CAD and printing in Engineering, sharpen your business skills and so much more there is something for everyone thinking about taking their next steps in education.

Our subject tasters are aimed at anyone who wants to learn something new. Whether you are a potential applicant, current student, or someone who just fancies finding out more about a subject or our campus, these sessions are designed to give you a feel for what it might be like to study with UHI Outer Hebrides.

All our tasters are an hour long and are completely free.

Staff will also be on hand in our Student Support Centre to answer questions about courses, applying, funding and support.

Upcoming Taster Sessions:

Wednesday 4th May, from 7.30pm
Business Studies - Joins our Business team for some top business tips and communications tools to support your business and learning
Open Hair Salon - Join our open salon and try a quick hair up tutorial with our staff and students
Engineering - Design a room in CAD and test out our 3D printer

Wednesday 11th May, from 7.30pm
Fashion - Define your style with this fashion illustration session
Sustainable Development  - More details to follow

Wednesday 18th May, from 7.30pm
Jewellery - tour our studio and harness your creative process to create an original design
Gaelic - learn about the fairies, witches, ghosts, the evil eye and the second sight of the Gaelic world with this Intro to Folklore session
Computing - More details to follow
Food & Drink - Enjoy tour of our training restaurant and kitchens. You'll also get the opportunity to make an easy dish to take home.”

Thursday 25th May, from 7.30pm
Art - visit out art studios at our Uist Campus
- Engineering - Design a room in CAD and test out our 3D printer
Open Hair Salon - Join our open salon and try a quick hair up tutorial with our staff and students

BOOK NOW - simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your taster session now. 

 

When: 

Where: UHI Outer Hebrides, Lews Castle Grounds, Stornoway

We would like to invite members of the Outer Hebrides community who can attend UHI Outer Hebrides in Stornoway to take part in a workshop which involves discussing with others about local mental health needs.

This workshop is part of a research study based upon work done in Texas by our partners at Texas A&M University (Kingsville). There are two workshops taking place: one here in the Outer Hebrides and the other in the Black Isle in Highland.

 

Lews Castle College Maritime Department will be offering the following Short Courses, at the Stornoway Campus from January 2022.

All one-day classes run on Fridays, from 0900, to 1700.

Sea Survival/Personal Survival Techniques (£110) –07th Jan, 04th Feb, 04th Mar, 01st Apr, 06th May, 10th June

https://www.lews.uhi.ac.uk/courses/certificate-personal-survival-techniques-stcw-table-a-v1-11/

STCW Elementary First Aid(EFA) (£110) –  21st Jan, 11th Mar, 13th May

https://www.lews.uhi.ac.uk/courses/certificate-first-aid-elementary-stcw/

(The three day “First Aid at Work” is available on request.)

RYA SRC / VHF (£150) –17th Dec, 14th Jan, 11th Feb, 18th Mar, 22nd Apr, 20th May, 17th June

https://www.rya.org.uk/courses-training/courses/specialist/Pages/src.aspx

Personal Safety, and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) (£100) – 28th Jan, 25th Mar, 27th May

https://www.lews.uhi.ac.uk/courses/certificate-personal-safety-and-social-responsibilities-stcw/

Arrangements can be made for additional courses, for group bookings of 6, or more, as and when demand dictates.

 

For additional details please contact:

Iain Angus Macaulay: Tel- 01851770287, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alistair Macleod: Tel-01851770284, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lews Castle College: Tel – 01851770000