If you’re interested in a future in the sports industry, there’s no better place to learn than at Perth College UHI.

The Academy of Sport and Wellbeing provides an outstanding learning environment on campus. It is equipped with a multifunctional sports hall, gyms, strength and conditioning suite, fitness studio and Climbing Centre.

We offer 4 strands of courses: sport, fitness, sports therapy and outdoor education, each unique in its content. Our team of industry experienced academics ensure students have an excellent experience and gain academic qualifications as well as industry recognised certificates.

The natural landscape offers the perfect learning environment; our students get hands-on experience in one of the most beautiful settings in Scotland. We work in partnership with Willowgate Activity Centre, based on the banks of the River Tay, allowing all our students to experience a range of outdoor activities, skills and paddle sports.

We work in close partnership across the sector with a number of professional/governing bodies of sport including: Badminton Scotland, Netball Scotland, Basketball Scotland, Scottish Hockey, Cricket Scotland, Scottish Volleyball, Scottish Canoe AssociationScottish Football Association and Mountaineering Scotland, Sports Massage Association, Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation, ACTIVE IQ, CIMSPA and RLSS UK.

Blog Articles

A day in the life of a sport and fitness student

Lewis Melloy, BSc (Hons) Sport and Fitness student talks about what it's like at Perth College UHI, and why being a Sport and Fitness Ambassador has benefitted his learning.

Scholarships at Perth College UHI

Nicole Chatila was one of the lucky students to be awarded a two-week Sport and Fitness scholarship at Gleneagles Hotel.

A day in the life of a NQ Outdoor Activities and Leadership student

Emily Bayne, gives an insight into a typical day whilst studying at Perth College UHI.

Student-led residential on the beautiful island of Islay

Dave Girling - Programme Leader of the BA (Hons) Outdoor Education and Learning degree - shares the adventures of a #OutEdLearn residential experience.