Case studies


Read about the experiences of past and present students who have all been involved in volunteering activities, both within the university and externally in the local community. If you have a volunteering story that you would like to have featured, please contact us at

Beth Murray

Beth talks about volunteering within the local community and the benefits of taking part in the Saltire Awards scheme. 

Scott Anderson

Find out why Scott chose to become a Class Representative and the experience that the role has brought him.

Sebastiano Gallepini

Sebastiano explains how taking on a role within a club or society can help to develop your skills. 

Tracy Metcalfe

Tracy provides an overview of the various activities she was involved in whilst studying at UHI.

Sam McKenzie

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a Student Ambassador from Sam.

Joshua Smith

Joshua won the 2017 sparqs award for Best Class Rep, find out more about Joshua's experiences. 

Stephanie Sinclair

Stephanie talks about her experience of volunteering as a Peer Educator. 

Archaeology Institute

Hear from students studying with the Archaeology Institute about the volunteering opportunities on offer.

Shetland Students' Green Team

Find out more about the HISA Award winning Shetland Students' Green Team who are championing sustainability and environmental issues.