Earlier this month Lews Castle College UHI welcomed visitors from two of the country’s major recruitment agencies for the Merchant Navy, Trinity House and Viking Recruitment, to their Stornoway campus.

The Innovation Centre at Lews Castle College, which was launched publicly in August, is now officially open and looking for participants interested in updating their skills with training in high-technology or entrepreneurship, who have an idea for a business, or who would like to start their own business in the future.

Benbecula-based music lecturer and programme leader for BA Applied Music, Anna-Wendy Stevenson has been working across the University of the Highlands and Islands as mentor and mentee to encourage fellow staff members across the network to engage in the process for recognition of their work through the UHI’s ALPINE programme.

Anna-Wendy is pictured above with fellow lecturers Simon Bradley and Roisin King.

Anna-Wendy says: ‘The Alpine framework gave me a great opportunity to reflect on and share my practice and feel recognised at a national level for the work leading a team across the network and developing new curriculum.