People are at the heart of health and wellbeing services and play a significant role in improving the health and wellbeing of communities.
SDS estimate 137,000 people are employed by NHS Scotland.
“ One of the highlights of the course was being able to get hands-on with patients after only three months. I also enjoyed our outreach placements in Elgin which gave me a chance to practice my skills in a different environment and prepare me for life outwith the comfort of university. Over the three years of study I saw certain patients on a regular basis and one of the rewarding aspects of this was being able to educate them on the importance and associated benefits of good oral hygiene. ”
“ I can choose when I fit my studies in and where I study. I can even study in my local coffee shop over my favourite latte if I want! I absolutely love the freedom this course has given me. ”
“ The course has really helped me understand the fundamentals of beauty therapy and learn new skills that can be applied straight into a job. I have also gained employability skills; understanding of the beauty sector and created new friendships. ”
With locations spread across the Highlands and Islands, students can choose the university campus that suits. It might be close to home, or offer a course of interest, or there might be something special about a specific location. Students can also choose to create their own campus by studying online, when and where it suits them.
In 2015, 95% of the university’s graduates, who studied with us on a full time basis, entered work or further study (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey).