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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.

  • 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...

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  • 02/2018

    Lana Beaton talks about her Gaelic film which tackles transgender issues.

    Lana Beaton from the Isle of Skye, a previous student of SMO and now studying BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen at Edinburgh Napier University,  had an exceptional evening winning three prizes at the FilmG Awards – including Best Performance and Best Student Film – for her film ‘Coig...

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  • 02/2018

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Exhibition and 2018 Jon Schueler Visual Artist

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye, has announced the next recipient of the Jon Schueler Visual Artist residency and a new exhibition by last years’s artist, David Lemm. The Jon Schueler Scholarship, now in its sixth year, is a unique...

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  • 02/2018

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig students and alumni amongst winners at FilmG awards 2018

    Tha annual FilmG awards ceremony was held in Glasgow last Friday where they celebrated 10 years of MG Alba’s Gaelic short film competition.  FilmG is delivered by Cànan, the multi-media company who are based at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig on the Isle of Skye.  Present on the night were many students...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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,...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 11/2017 Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture and Young Person of the Year Award

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture and Young Person of the Year Award

    The sixth Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture was delivered by Lord Minginish, Roddy John MacLeod, on Tuesday 14 November at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig where he gave a detailed and fascinating talk on crofting legislation, and made particular reference to the work of Fearann Eilean Iarmain. The annual lecture was started...

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