An alternative route to university

If you follow Scottish island mum on facebook you already know that we have just had some very good news.  George (our third child) is 17 and wants to go to the University of Highlands and Islands to study a BA in Adventure Tourism.  His route to university is non-standard in that it has not … Continue reading An alternative route to university

The New Student Experience

This weekend sees the beginning of young people leaving their nest and migrating to universities across the country.  It is an exciting time but it also comes with some considerable anxiety.  I went to university many moons ago and then I was incredibly fortunate to have an academic career for over 10 years with the … Continue reading The New Student Experience