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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.

  • 10/2019 Clò Ostaig Publishes New Book

    Clò Ostaig Publishes New Book

    Apologies, this is only available in Gaelic at the moment....

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  • 10/2019 Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2019

    Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2019

    This year’s Macdonald of Sleat poetry prize is being shared by two winners, Flora MacDonald who wrote ‘The Leaf’ and Martin MacIntyre with ‘Healing’.  The competition, which is run by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in collaboration with Clan Donald Lands Trust, was instituted by Sir Ian Macdonald of Sleat in memory...

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  • 09/2019

    New Head of Research appointed at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, are delighted to welcome Abigail Burnyeat to the post of Head of Research at the College.  Abigail Burnyeat was educated at the Universities of Cambridge and Glasgow and was Lecturer in Celtic and Scottish Studies at the University of...

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  • 09/2019 New academic years starts at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    New academic years starts at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, recently welcomed new and returning students through its doors last week, and a new academic year for all its students – those learning residentially on campus and the growing number studying throughout the world via distance learning programmes. This...

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  • 08/2019 7th Jon Schueler Scholarship Artist takes up Residence at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    7th Jon Schueler Scholarship Artist takes up Residence at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Australian artist, Kim Anderson, has now taken up her residency at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, under the Jon Schueler Residency Programme which has been running for 7 years at the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye. The Scholarship is a unique partnership between SMO and...

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  • 08/2019

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Open Day 2019

      Sabhal Mòr Ostaig welcomes you all to this year's Open Day. Discover the opportunities available to prospective students through the medium of Gaelic. We have leading academics and specialists in the fields of music, culture, media and education. On the day there will be taster classes, course information from...

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  • 06/2019 Bannan secures first international sale

    Bannan secures first international sale

    Bannan Series 6 will premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on Saturday 22nd June at 1825 where Young Films will be delighted to announce news of the first international sale of the show. Chris Young, Executive Producer of Bannan said: “France is a brilliant territory in which to make...

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  • 06/2019 New Director for National Heritage Project

    New Director for National Heritage Project

    Floraidh Forrest has been appointed as the new Director of Tobar Dualchais/Kist o Riches.  The national project has been running at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig for 13 years in partnership with organisations and archives such as Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish Studies, the National Trust for Scotland and BBC Alba. Chair...

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  • 05/2019 National Museums Scotland Partners with Skye College on Gaelic Content for Major Exhibition

    National Museums Scotland Partners with Skye College on Gaelic Content for Major Exhibition

    National Museums Scotland has partnered with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig College on Skye, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), on the production of content for the major summer exhibition, Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland.  Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland will examine how Scotland...

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  • 05/2019

    University unveils latest Gaelic Language Plan

    The University of the Highlands and Islands has published its third Gaelic Language Plan. The document sets out the university’s strategy for continuing to promote and develop the use of Gaelic through its practices, curriculum and communications until 2022. Proposals include producing more bilingual resources, encouraging staff to learn Gaelic...

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