Aurora 2020-21


University participants complete the programme

“We are delighted to welcome Eilidh, Elizabeth, Helen, Rosie, Sharon, and Tracy to the growing number of UHI Aurorans and look forward to getting to know them and supporting them in their leadership aspirations.  There will be many opportunities for them to engage in learning, to reflect, to network, to take part in mentoring, to build their capabilities and confidence in leadership and to contribute to building leadership capacity within and beyond the university. We are delighted to have them on board.  

Ann Tilbury, Organisational Learning and Development Lead, LTA


2020-21 AURORANS

The university's engagement with the Advance HE’s Aurora Leadership Development Programme for women continues with six colleagues join this year’s programme. The six successful participants are (in order as image above):

  • Eilidh Macphail, Programme Leader & Lecturer, BSc Sustainable Development, Lews Castle College, UHI 
  • Elizabeth McHugh, Electronic Resources Manager, Executive Office 
  • Helen Aird, Marketing and PR Officer, Inverness College, UHI 
  • Rosie Blake, Lecturer and Site Leader, BA (Hons) Fine Art, Lews Castle College, UHI 
  • Sharon Rankin, Faculty Officer, Executive Office, UHI 
  • Tracy Kerr, Head of Quality & Registry, West Highland College, UHI 

At the university’s International Women’s day celebrations held on 8 March 2021, The University’s Aurora Community set the scene with a video presentation from the 2020/21 Advance HE Aurora Leadership Programme participants about their experience and key takeaways from the development opportunity. Watch the video presentation below: