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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.

  • 09/2014 PG Certificate in Scottish Culture & Heritage

    PG Certificate in Scottish Culture & Heritage

    An opportunity to explore Scotland’s culture, past and present, from home, anywhere in the world  A new postgraduate certificate programme in Scottish Culture and Heritage will be the first of its kind to be delivered entirely online. It offers a unique opportunity to engage with the culture of Scotland through its...

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  • 07/2014 Exceptionally talented musician from Tiree named as SMO Student of the Year

    Exceptionally talented musician from Tiree named as SMO Student of the Year

    Eilidh MacFadyen, who is studying for her BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music, has been named as undergraduate Student of the Year at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI. Born and raised on the Isle of Tiree, Eilidh has been a student at SMO for three years, where she is an exemplary...

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  • 07/2014 Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI awarded Honorary Degree

    Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI awarded Honorary Degree

    The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education was conferred on Professor Boyd Robertson by the University of Edinburgh on Friday 4 July. Professor Robertson has been Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig since 2009, where his vast experience of the Gaelic world and his vision for Gaelic have been instrumental in...

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  • 07/2014 Gaelic education helps reverse decline of the Gaelic language

    Gaelic education helps reverse decline of the Gaelic language

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig has published its Annual Report for the 2013/14 financial year.   Once again it is the first Public Body audited by Audit Scotland to sign off its Annual Report and Accounts, bilingually. As well as demonstrating a positive and productive year for the Bòrd, it also highlights the...

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  • 07/2014 New UHI Principal and vice-chancellor visits Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI

    New UHI Principal and vice-chancellor visits Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI

    Professor Clive Mulholland met with SMO staff on Monday just 4 weeks after taking up his post as the second principal and vice-chancellor of the University of the Highlands and Islands. Professor Mulholland joins the university from the University of South Wales where he was deputy vice-chancellor (research & student...

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  • 06/2014 HMI report shows high standards of education and practice at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    HMI report shows high standards of education and practice at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    A report issued by HM Inspectors (HMI) - following an external review of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig on behalf of the Scottish Funding Council and Education Scotland -  highly commends the educational practices and the work of the College. The external review of the College’s Further Education (FE) provision took place...

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  • 06/2014 Fresh New Start for Skye Creative Company

    Fresh New Start for Skye Creative Company

    Cànan, the bilingual design and digital agency based in Sleat on the Isle of Skye has appointed an executive team to direct the company into what they hope will be an exciting new chapter. The executive team will consist of Vanessa Lopez as Operations Manager, Floraidh Forrest as Programmes Manager...

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  • 06/2014 Scholars from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig among the principal speakers at this year’s Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig

    Scholars from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig among the principal speakers at this year’s Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig

    Four scholars from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig will give lectures at the Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig conference in Edinburgh next week. Dr Meg Bateman and Professor Hugh Cheape have been invited to give two of the plenary lectures, and Dr Tim Armstrong will deliver a lecture on identity and the Gaelic language...

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  • 06/2014 A new generation of budding directors learn key television skills at SMO

    A new generation of budding directors learn key television skills at SMO

    A new generation of aspiring directors and producers gathered at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI last week to undertake the first part of a Gaelic media course which will teach them the fundamentals of making and producing television programmes. The course, a National Progression Award in Television Production, is delivered through...

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  • 06/2014 Progress with the Kilbeg Development

    Progress with the Kilbeg Development

    Much has changed in the landscape around Ostaig in the past three months since Robertson began construction on the first phase of the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig development at Kilbeg. The work has a total value of £6m and is progressing on two fronts – the installation of essential services including...

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