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  • 10/2016 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig closes in on 1,000 graduates

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig closes in on 1,000 graduates

    A total of 53 students graduated last Friday (7 October) from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig which brings the overall number of students to have graduated from the College since graduations began in 1985 to 985. The strength and depth of education at the College was to the fore once again, with... more...
  • 09/2016 American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    An American poetess, Deborah Moffat, is the winner of this year’s MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize.  The competition which is run by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig was instituted by Sir Ian MacDonald of Sleat in memory of his daughter, Deborah, who died two years ago. Deborah Moffatt, who was born in... more...
  • 07/2016

    Opportunity for young Scottish performers - Musicians, Singers, Storytellers & Actors

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig & An Lòchran are seeking young Scottish performers to take part in a project between Scotland and Ireland in summer 2016. You will work with a group of fellow young people in Ireland to produce a performance for tour. You will gain valuable experience of producing and... more...
  • 06/2016

    TOSTA 2016

    Seven minority language communities along the Atlantic coast, Scotland, Wales, The Basque Country, Friesland, Ireland, Galicia and Cornwall have come together to create a creative partnership around Europe’s minority languages. Overcoming the usual language barriers, Tosta, a travelling program of cultural activities, will celebrate linguistic diversity and make you fall... more...
  • 05/2016 Jon Schueler Scholarship announces 4th Artist in Residence at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Jon Schueler Scholarship announces 4th Artist in Residence at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Parisian artist, Agathe de Bailliencourt, has been named as Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI’s new Artist in Residence under the Jon Schueler Residency Programme, which has been running for 4 years at the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye.  Agathe, who is based in Berlin,... more...
  • 04/2016

    URGENT Call to Scottish Gaelic musicians with an interest in being part of an exciting international touring project.

    TOSTA –  Tosta is a collaboration project between cultural agents in several minority language communities of Europe’s Atlantic coast, which will also serve as one of the travelling embassies of Donostia / San Sebastian 2016 European Capital of Culture. The project combines the promotion of artistic creation, the celebration of... more...
  • 04/2016

    Call for a Gaelic Artist - Tosta 2016

    We are looking for a Gaelic artist (working in any art, or cross artform – Sgrìobhadair/ Bàrd/ Neach-ealain Lèirsinneach/ Neach Dràma Gàidhlig/ neo Ceòladair) to take up a residency in The Basque Country from 5 May – 10 June 2016 to create work as part of  TOSTA - an artistic... more...
  • 04/2016 The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize

    The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize

    A second Gaelic poetry competition for ‘The Macdonald of Sleat’ Poetry Prize will be held this year.  The annual competition was inaugurated by Sir Ian Macdonald in memory of his daughter, Deborah, who passed away two years ago. The competition will be run once again by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the... more...
  • 03/2016 Bòrd na Gàidhlig appoints new Ceannard

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig appoints new Ceannard

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig, today announced the appointment of Shona MacLennan as its new Ceannard (CEO) who will take up post on 6 June 2016. Ms MacLennan, originally from Spean Bridge, brings to the Bòrd over 20 years experience in the development of business within the Highlands and Islands.  She is... more...
  • 03/2016 Lecture to explore the challenges faced by minority languages

    Lecture to explore the challenges faced by minority languages

    An expert on minority languages will present a free lecture at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI next month. Conchúr Ó Giollagáin, Gaelic Research Professor at the University of the Highlands and Islands, will explore the local and global challenges faced by minority languages. He will discuss how features of modern life... more...