Awards event honours stand-out students and staff

An Awards ceremony at UHI Perth recognised Outstanding, Best and Inspiring (OBI) staff and students on Wednesday 31 May.

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Outstanding, Best and Inspiring (OBI) award winning students and staff

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. Xander McDade, Provost of Perth and Kinross also attended the ceremony to honor and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the winners.

Dr Margaret Cook, UHI Perth Principal and Chief Executive said: “These awards celebrate the amazing staff, students and student groups that help make UHI Perth a fantastic community. 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: "I’m delighted that we have reached this time of year to host our OBI Awards, and the very special atmosphere they bring to our campus at UHI Perth. This year is the tenth year since the awards first began, designed to celebrate student and staff achievements.

"Bringing together the UHI Perth community for this special occasion highlights the amazing work students and staff have done this past academic year. We look forward to another ten years of OBI Awards to come so we can continue to celebrate the accomplishments of our wonderful UHI Perth community!"