Three archaeology students were recognised at the 2021 Orkney College special awards ceremony this week.
UHI Archaeology Institute undergraduate Sara Marinoni was successful in securing a Carnegie Vacation Scholarship this year and her final presentation is now available online.
Time for another “student story” – this time from Fredrik Fongen, who relocated to Orkney, from Norway, to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute. Here he explains why…
After graduating from the University of the Highlands and Islands with a BA (Hons) in archaeology in 2016, Holly Young returned to the UHI Archaeology Institute in 2019 to undertake a Masters…
Students have given their experience with the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute a definite thumbs-up.
The 2020 National Student survey shows that overall satisfaction for undergraduate archaeology students was 92.3 per cent. The Scottish average was 85 per cent.
Ailsa Westgarth is a project manager at a commercial archaeology company with offices in Scotland and England. She is currently undertaking an MLitt in archaeological studies, fitting her course work around her day job.
Perth-based Gerry Gillies on his time as a mature student with the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute.
Mairead, an archaeology student with the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, tells us what drew her to archaeology and her experiences studying with the UHI.
UHI Archaeology Institute student Magdalena Blanz has passed her PhD viva examination.
Gary Lloyd, an archaeology student based at Orkney College UHI, has been named overall winner of the University of the Highlands and Islands Higher Education Student of the Year award.
University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute postgraduate student Hannah Genders Boyd updates us on her continuing MRes research into the Bronze and Iron Age landscapes of Gairloch on the west coast of Scotland.
Neil Ackerman, a PhD researcher at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, has been awarded the Robertson Medal from the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland for academic year 2019-20.
Perth College UHI archaeology student Corrie Glover writes about the exciting activities Perth Archaeology and History Society organised in 2019.
University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute MSc student Will Lowe is undertaking his work placement with us in the Marketing Department here at Orkney College.
As part of his project Will is looking at post excavation processes and the ways in which information is shared across both the academic and wider community.
The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute undergraduate programme offers a professional placement in a commercial or academic organisation.
This provides students with the vital experience of working in the often demanding environment of an organisation and we believe equips students with an insight into the requirements of an employer.
University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute student Paul Jack is preparing to start his exciting Carnegie Vacation Scholarship project at The Cairns dig in a few weeks time.
Paul took a few minutes out from his busy day to talk me through his project which will involve working at The Cairns excavation to re-create an Iron Age furnace.
Perth College UHI students gathered on 21st May 2019 to celebrate the prestigious OBI Awards which recognise Outstanding, Best and Inspiring staff and students.
Congratulations to University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute undergraduates Gary Lloyd and Paul Jack, who have been awarded Carnegie Vacation Scholarships to complete research at the Ness of Brodgar and The Cairns.