Student engagement

Student Engagement

Inverness College UHI is committed to offering a great student experience, both within our campuses but also in the wider city of Inverness and the Highlands.

Our Student Engagement Officer works closely with the Highlands and Islands Students' Association in Inverness to help youenjoy your time here as a student, but also to promote others opportunities you can get involved in, including volunteering or mentoring.

As a student at Inverness College UHI,you are expected to invest time and effort to gain your qualification. Therefore, it is only right Inverness College UHI meets your expectations and you have a positive and effective learning experience.

Only you can tell us how things really are in the classrooms and workshops, and we place huge value in your comments, feedback and suggestions.

Make your voice heard by:

  • attending focus groups;
  • attending course team meetings;
  • taking part in student surveys;
  • attending HISA Inverness Student Representative Council (Class Rep) meetings;
  • sharing your ideas and suggestions for improvements with our Quality Team.

Student Ambassadors

The Student Ambassador Scheme is an excellent way to gain relevant volunteering experience, meet new people, and enhance your skills, including time management, planning and organisation, communication, team work and leadership.

It's also a great way to improve your CV.

You have the opportunity to work closely with different areas across Inverness College UHI including our marketing and events team, the international department, and our health and wellbeing team. You can also get involved with My World of Work with Skills Development Scotland, delivering information sessions to your peer group.

Want to know more?

Speak to our Student Engagement Officer Catriona Meighan.

Email catriona.meighan.ic@uhi.ac.uk

The Student Partnership Agreement

The Partnership Agreement presents the work being done at Inverness College UHI to improve the student experience.

It is a partnership between the Board of Management at Inverness College UHI and the Highlands and Islands Students' Association in Inverness.

It explains how students can get involved in shaping the experience and maps out the expectations of students, staff and the organisation. It is a tool used for discussion, improvement and quality enhancement.

The document also summarises the areas of work we are collectively concentrating on, which are:

Collective Responsibility: We are individuals and we all have the responsibility to look after our environment, each other and take charge of our own learning and development.

Student Life: The wider aspects of being a student

Student Voice in Partnership: Students and staff working positively together to find solutions to enable continuous improvement.

Student Partnership Agreement

UHI learning terms - your responsibilties