Freshers events underway at Orkney College UHI

Freshers day at Orkney College UHI.
Highlands and Islands Student Association (HISA) members Sorcha Kirkwer, Graham Sinclair, Hannah Thompson and Teressa Harrold at their stall.

New students are being welcomed to Orkney College UHI, and life as a student in the county, with two days of ‘Freshers’ events.

From 10am this morning, stands have been set up in the main foyer area and canteen of the college, with 37 different organisation from around Kirkwall attending.

A range of other social and educational events are also due to take place today and tomorrow as the college starts its new term.

Hannah Thompson, who is a second-year student and is depute with of the Highlands and Islands Students Association (HISA) in Orkney, has been involved in the organising of this year’s freshers events.

She commented: “We hold the freshers events basically to let people who are moving up here what’s going on and to make the progression of school to college easier.”

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