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  • 03/2018 Dr Gillian Rothach announced as new Principal for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Dr Gillian Rothach announced as new Principal for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Dr Gillian Rothach has been named as the new Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig. Dr Rothach is currently Deputy Director of Studies and Head of Research at the College and it was under her direction that the College achieved success in its submission to the Research Excellence Framework, with many... more...
  • 02/2018 New Writing Competition

    New Writing Competition

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is instituting a new writing competition in memory of Niamh Henderson from Mallaig, who died suddenly last year. Niamh was a first year student at the College, taking the Gaelic and Communication course.  The competition will be open to all college and university students in Scotland, and... more...
  • 01/2018 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Vice-Principal announces retirement

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Vice-Principal announces retirement

    John Norman MacLeod, Vice-Principal and Director of Studies at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, has announced he plans to retire in July.  John Norman has led the academic affairs of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig since 1983, and is the second longest-serving member of staff, after Christine Primrose who began a year earlier. Principal,... more...
  • 01/2018 Professor Hugh Cheape awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours

    Professor Hugh Cheape awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours

    An MBE was awarded to Professor Hugh Cheape of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI in the New Year’s Honours in recognition of his services to Scottish Cultural Education and Traditional Music.  Hugh has been a member of staff at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig , the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture,... more...
  • 12/2017 Gaelic Language Plan helps to further strengthen Gaelic at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Gaelic Language Plan helps to further strengthen Gaelic at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s second Gaelic Language Plan was published today (13 December). The Plan will further promote and strengthen Gaelic in every area of the work and operations of the college, which is the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture. This is the second plan Sabhal Mòr has prepared... more...
  • 12/2017

    The Little Minch

    An Cuan Sgìth |The Little Minch – 13 January – 24 February 2018 Gallery 1 & 2 Preview & family ceilidh Friday 12 January 7-9pm at Taigh Chearsabhagh.   Also at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig-  11 May – 23 June 2018 An Cuan Sgith is a two year visual arts exchange... more...
  • 12/2017 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig perform at Catalan music festival in Mallorca

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig perform at Catalan music festival in Mallorca

    Former students from the BA Gaelic & Traditional Music joined Programme Leader Dr. Decker Forrest and current students and staff of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig for a concert in Mallorca at the end of October. The concert was part of the 33rd annual ‘Festival de Mùsica de Bunyola’ which features a... more...
  • 10/2017 American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    The winner of this year’s MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize is Deborah Moffat from The United States.  This is the second year in succession that she has won the competition. Deborah belongs to Vermont but now lives in Fife. She began writing Gaelic poetry in 2013. The competition which is... more...
  • 10/2017 Gaelic Arts Strategy Launch & Creative Conversation

    Gaelic Arts Strategy Launch & Creative Conversation

    As part of Glasgow City Council’s Gaelic Language Plan [2012-17] Glasgow Life are delighted to be launching a Gaelic Arts Strategy for Glasgow [2018-22]. It will be launched in partnership with Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig & The National Theatre of Scotland with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig. ... more...
  • 09/2017 Julie Fowlis considers language, music and the landscape in the SMO lecture

    Julie Fowlis considers language, music and the landscape in the SMO lecture

    This year’s Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture was given by internationally-renowned Gaelic singer and musician Julie Fowlis from North Uist. Julie, an Honorary Fellow and Alumni of the University of the Highlands and Islands, delivered the 21st SMO Lecture, titled ‘Playing the Skyline’, on Thursday 14 September at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig,... more...