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 at the college.
Courses and Subjects
The college offers a wide range of qualifications from National Certificate (NC) and National Qualification (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; Engineering, Science and Technology; Creative Industries; Health, Education and Social Sciences; Research; and Skills for Life, Learning and Employment.
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, pool table and comfy furniture.
There are also specialist training facilities in the different departments, such as the automotive engineering body shop and state-of-the-art recording studios. Catering facilities include a training restaurant and food court.
There is a student association, 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.
Courtesy of Perth College UHI