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  • 06/2020

    Gaelic Poetry Competition

    The Second Annual Sister Margaret MacDonell Prize in Gaelic Poetry The Department of Celtic Studies at St Francis Xavier University, in partnership with the Clan Donald Lands Trust,* is pleased to announce the second annual Gaelic poetry competition named in honour of Sister Margaret MacDonell, CND. Sister MacDonell is a... more...
  • 05/2020

    Scottish Government Funding Received for Streap: Postgraduate Certificate in Gaelic Medium Education

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig are delighted to announce they have received funding of £65,000 from the Scottish Government to run the Streap programme next academic year.  Streap is a Master’s Level postgraduate certificate in Gaelic Medium Education.  The programme is aimed at Gaelic speaking GTCS registered teachers (nursery, primary or secondary)... more...
  • 05/2020 Programme of live online Gaelic medium activities launched - #useitathome

    Programme of live online Gaelic medium activities launched - #useitathome

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s website will host the online programme with links to a range of interactive resources and after school events for young people.  This will allow children to use their Gaelic in the home setting. The Bòrd have been working closely with Gaelic youth organisations Fèisean nan Gàidheal and... more...
  • 04/2020

    Tunes From Home

    Christine Primrise with the song ‘Àite Mo Ghaoil’ (‘The Place of My Heart’), composed by Rob Calum Macleod from Garenin on the Isle of Lewis. Christine is from Carloway and is head of Gaelic Song at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and lecturer on the BA Gaelic & Traditional Music: http://bit.ly/GaelicTraditionalMusic.  ... more...
  • 04/2020 Coronavirus COVID-19 - Latest Update

    Coronavirus COVID-19 - Latest Update

    Information for Students, Employees and Visitors   CORONAVIRUS - UPDATE As you will have seen and heard, the national guidance has changed with much stricter measures now in place to try and protect people from the Coronavirus.  Both the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon outlined... more...
  • 04/2020

    COVID-19 - Latest Update

    Information for Students, Employees and Visitors   CORONAVIRUS - UPDATE As you will have seen and heard, the national guidance has changed with much stricter measures now in place to try and protect people from the Coronavirus.  Both the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon outlined... more...
  • 03/2020 Update from SMO - Covid 19

    Update from SMO - Covid 19

    Staff and students at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig will be leaving the campus this week to work from home and to engage in distance learning classes.  The decision was taken as a result of the increasing national Coronavirus guidance. Other than a small skeleton team, staff will be home-based.  All student... more...
  • 03/2020 Corona Virus COVID-19

    Corona Virus COVID-19

    Information for Students, Employees and Visitors   CORONAVIRUS - UPDATE   The College, in agreement with the wider UHI network, has now ceased all face-to-face teaching from 1pm today (17th March).  This means no face-to-face teaching will take place at the College whatsoever, although the College will remain open to... more...
  • 03/2020 Gaelic Song CD for Children hits the Right Note

    Gaelic Song CD for Children hits the Right Note

    Tobar an Dualchais (TAD), the national online sound resource, has launched a CD of Gaelic songs and rhymes suitable for young children. For the CD, entitled ‘Seinnibh Còmhla Rinn’ (Sing with Us), TAD has curated some of the best material for children from its website. The  CD and accompanying booklet... more...
  • 02/2020 Deputy First Minister to launch a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister to launch a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSP, will preside at the launch of a new history book by award-winning Gaelic author, Tim Armstrong, a lecturer at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye. This new book, Às na Freumhan [From the Grassroots],... more...