Perth College UHI is a leading college of further and higher education and serves a wide community, stretching from the River Tay to the Highlands of Perthshire. It is an academic partner of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).
There is one main campus and a range of community learning centres across Perth and Kinross.
There are around 9,000 full and part time students and over 500 staff at the college.
Courses and subjects
The college offers a wide range of qualifications from NC and NQ right through to postgraduate. There is also a range of vocational and professional qualifications.
Courses are taught through the following areas: Business, Management, Computing and Leisure; Creative and Cultural Industries; Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM); Applied Life Studies; and Mountain Studies.
Facilities and services
The main campus has a well equipped library including digital resources, and an IT suite with wireless internet, PCs, laptop loan and printing facilities. There is a student union with coffee bar, big screen and comfy furniture.
The multimillion pound Academy of Sport and Wellbeing provides modern training facilities for students of sport and fitness, hairdressing and beauty therapy.
There is a student association, The Union Link, which organises events throughout the year, including the Freshers’ Fair and Graduation Ball and there is support and guidance staff available to help students with a range of issues.
The college also has recently opened its brand new student accommodation on the campus.
Courtesy of Perth College UHI