October 2021 News


AURORA 2021/22 - Successful participants announced!

University engagement with the Advance HE’s Aurora Leadership Development Programme for women continues with six colleagues selected to join this year’s programme. The six successful participants are:

  • Audrey Decou, Curriculum Development Employer Engagement Officer Executive Office, UHI
  • Mandy Haggith, Lecturer, Literature and Creative Writing, Inverness College, UHI
  • Denise Maclean Ferguson, MIS Manager, Executive Office, UHI
  • Lindsey Moodie, Change Implementation Manager, Executive Office, UHI
  • Beth Mouat, Island Strategy Director (EO) Joint Head of Marine Science & Technology (Shetland UHI), Executive Office, UHI
  • Marie Porter, Physical Oceanographer, Scottish Association for Marine Science, UHI

In November of this year, they will begin their Aurora journey by joining over 200 women in professional services and academic roles across the Scottish higher education sector at the introductory webinar. The programme, which runs between November 2021 and March 2022, includes four development days exploring key aspects of leadership and two action learning sets.

Within the university Aurora Programme participants will be supported by the LTA through a range of professional development opportunities and by existing UHI Aurorans.

More about their experience of the programme is on the 2021/22 Aurora Programme webpage.