James McKee


James was always interested in sports when he was younger but struggled to find the right job until he came across the sports management course.

“It opened new doors for me. The only place to offer this course is at UHI; it’s unique and offers so much more than other degrees. At first I commuted every day, then got lectures online from home with students from other academic partners in Inverness, Moray and Orkney, although my tutorials are in Perth. It took a bit of time to get used to this as I had to be self-motivated.

“The degree will help because it’s at management level. It helped me get an internship job with the Saltire Foundation at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014. The course definitely gave me the knowledge and experience to apply for it. It’s was a once in a lifetime chance.

“I had never heard of working from home but thoroughly recommend it as long as you are driven and want a degree. It saves a lot of time and money and I could still work locally, while getting same qualification.”