Wendy Young


Lecturer - Sport and Fitness


  • Personal Academic Tutor for  Sport and Fitness (Outdoor)
  • Module Leader: Suite of Work Placement Modules (Years 1 to 4)
  • Lecturer – Level 5/Level 6/HNC/HND and BSc/BA within Business, Management and Leisure.


  • PGCert Teaching Qualification in Further Education, University of Aberdeen
  • BSc Sport and Management, University of Stirling
  • Currently studying MSc Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine.

Industry Qualifications

  • Trainer Assessor (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, Emergency First Aid at Work, First Aid at Work, AED)
  • Mountain Leader Trained
  • Foundation Safety Rescue Trained
  • Mountain Bike Leader Trained

Professional Membership

  • Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity
  • Royal Life Saving Society
  • Mountaineering Council of Scotland
  • Scottish Canoe Association
  • Swimming Teacher’s Association


  • +44 (0) 1738 877635
  • Wendy.Young.Perth@uhi.ac.uk
  • Room 904, Academy of Sport and Wellbeing, Perth College UHI, Crieff Road, Perth, PH1 2NX, Scotland, UK.


  • Held a variety of positions within the Sport and Fitness Industry for 18 years.
  • Roles within Training and Education for the last 10 years.
  • Training Coordinator for a Local Authority, Trainer for several Private Training Organisations and Lecturer within Further and Higher education courses.
  • Internal Verifier
  • Current Chair for UHI Placement Practitioners Network.

Wendy Young