The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science has visited Perth College as part of efforts to improve the student experience.
Richard Lochhead MSP was welcomed to the college’s campus by its principal, Dr Margaret Cook.
Dr Cook said: “We took the opportunity to share our ambitious plans for the future to ensure Perth College UHI supports access to employment and skills to those in Perth and Kinross, and across the world.”
The MSP and college staff discussed improving students’ experience through greater industry engagement and projects such as the Aviation Academy for Scotland, a Tayside-wide partnership project aimed at providing specialist training in the aviation industry
Mr Lochhead said: “Perth College is a perfect example of the great work happening across Scotland’s colleges, whether helping train the teachers we need in our schools or investing in STEM which is a vital part of our economic future.”