Awards event honours stand-out students and staff

An Awards ceremony at Perth College UHI recognised Outstanding, Best and Inspiring (OBI) staff and students on Wednesday 1 June.

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Winning Perth College UHI staff and students

Led by HISA Perth - the Highland and Islands Students Association, staff and students put forward nominations in various categories celebrating teaching staff, non-teaching staff, Personal Academic Tutors, Student Voice Representatives and Sports Clubs and Societies.

Dr Margaret Cook, Perth College UHI Principal and Chief Executive said: “These awards celebrate the amazing staff, students and student groups that help make Perth College UHI a fantastic community and showcases how excellent a place Perth College UHI is to study and work in.

“The ceremony is a timely reminder to appreciate and reward the hard work and dedication of our staff and students in creating the best student experience possible, and how we work hard to embed student engagement in partnership with our students. Many congratulations to all the nominees, winners and runners up.”

Todor Pavlov-Kennedy, HISA Perth President explained: “Here at Perth College UHI, the OBI Awards are close to all of our hearts. At this key event, we at HISA, recognise the outstanding contributions, and inspiring efforts, our staff and students make to ensure our college community is the best it can be. This is now our ninth year celebrating the amazing achievements of our staff and students, and it is my hope that we will continue to do so for many years to come!”

While congratulating our nominees and winners, Dr Brian Crichton, Chair, Perth College UHI Board of Management also reflected on the resilience shown by all the staff, students, and wider community here in Perth and explained: "While we can’t all win prizes every year, we can all do our little bit! We can get up in the morning determined to do the best we can, We can inspire though setting an example to help our students, friends, and colleagues to be the best they can be - and we can all help to provide a supportive environment in which we can all thrive and develop as individuals."