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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 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...

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  • 05/2020

    Huge response for Skye charity as part of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s Cèilidh Mhòr online

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s annual end of term cèilidh was held online last Friday for the first time ever and was extremely well received with almost 7k viewers watching the Facebook live event. The event brings the academic year to and end and gives both students and staff the opportunity to...

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  • 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)...

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  • 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...

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  • 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.  ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 03/2020

    Corona Virus 24-03-2020

    As you will have seen and heard, the national guidance changed again last night, 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, went on to outline the only reasons we should...

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  • 03/2020

    Corona Virus 20-03-20

    The health and safety of our staff and students is our priority during this very uncertain time. Having ceased face-to-face teaching on campus on Tuesday, we are now progressing quickly to home-working and online teaching.   SMO are well used to distance learning and although this is an abnormal situation...

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  • 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...

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