A duo of musicians who graduated from Lews Castle College’s HNC and BA music courses in Uist are in the running for ‘Album of the Year’ at the MG Alba Trad Music Awards in December.

Christian Gamauf and Jamie MacDonald say: “We're absolutely over the moon to hear news today that our CD 'The Pipe Slang' has made the long list for album of the year at the ScotsTradMusicAwards!

Lews Castle College UHI welcomed its first cohort of 20 students on the newly developed Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Quality Improvement at the UHI PGT Induction Weekend, held in early September at the Centre for Health Science in Inverness. The new award is a collaboration between Lews Castle College UHI and NHS Highland, through the Highlands and Islands Improvement Institute (HIᵌ).

The Health Department at Lews Castle College in Stornoway is seeking to recruit supply lecturers to work on an ad-hoc basis in a range of Health, Child and Social Studies subject areas. The successful candidates will hold appropriate qualifications and/or experience. Whilst not essential, experience of teaching would be an advantage, as would a teaching qualification.

Lews Castle College recognises the equality between Gaelic and English, and would welcome applicants with skills in both areas 

Completed application and monitoring forms are to be returned by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5.00pm on 14 September 2018.

For more information, view the full job posting here.