Safeguarding

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All staff have a duty of care to respond appropriately to any protection concerns relating to the young people we come into contact with.

  • Staff are here to listen to any concerns that you have for yourself or a fellow student.
  • Staff will not make assumptions about whether harm/abuse has taken place.
  • Staff want to reassure you and will be sensitive to any anxieties you have. Staff cannot guarantee confidentiality.
  • Staff will have to pass on information to the relevant Safeguarding Co-ordinator or appropriate contact and ensure that you are kept safe.
  • Staff will record everything you tell them and will keep you informed of what happens at every step of the process.

Click to view the UHI Safeguarding Policy

Click to view the UHI Safeguarding Procedures

Click to download and complete the UHI Safeguarding Referral Form

Staff may also wish to refer to the Responding to Disclosures of Gender Based Violence Guidance, where appropriate.

Remember you can speak to any staff member if you have any concerns. However, staff with specific responsibility for Safeguarding at our campuses, learning centres, and residencies are:

Institution/DepartmentSafeguarding LeadSafeguarding DeputiesWebsites
UHI Argyll Liz Richardson

Elaine Munro

please speak to your local Student Services team to find out more about Safeguarding

UHI Inverness

Lindsay Snodgrass

Heather Keyes

Louise Martin-Theyers

Lynsey Mason

Craig Lowther

Iain King

Nicola Quinn

It’s Not On

UHI Moray Heather Henderson  

Student Support - Safeguarding

 
UHI North Highland Sophie Dunnett

Jackie Manderson

Student Support - Safeguarding

 
UHI Orkney

Lynn Tait 

Derek Aiken

Joanne Wallace

 
please speak to your local Student Services team to find out more about Safeguarding 
UHI Outer Hebrides Catherine Kelso

Michael Black

Archina MacLellan

please speak to your local Student Services team to find out more about Safeguarding 
UHI Perth Deborah Lally

 

please speak to your local Student Services team to find out more about Safeguarding 
UHI Shetland Caroline Hepburn

 Kevin Briggs

Student Support - Safeguarding

 
UHI West Highland

Tracy Kerr

Christine Blyth

Val Matheson

Jenna MacLean

Katrina Macleod

please speak to your local Student Services team to find out more about Safeguarding  
HTC Cathy Steed

Blair Gardner

please speak to your local Student Services team to find out more about Safeguarding  
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

Kathryn NicAoidh

 Eilidh NicPhàidein

Student Support - Safeguarding

 
Scottish Association for Marine Science Polly Crooks

 

please speak to your local Student Services team to find out more about Safeguarding 
UHI Central Iain Morrison

Kate Mawby

Hollie Drever

Allie Scott

UHI Central Safeguarding

 

UHI Residencies

Tim Skyrme  

UHI Central Safeguarding