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High Praise from External Examiner

Our external examiner provided excellent feedback for both the Ba (Hons) Outdoor Leadership and Adventure Sports Caching Degree. During his visit he commented; Both courses remain relevant to the employment needs across the outdoor learning, leadership and coaching sector.The student learning experience remains of a high quality.The degree programmes timetabling and academic content successfully integrates the work placement and practical components.Dissertations are excellent and publishable.Students are encouraged through formative feedback to produce highly innovative and creative work. This provides great support for the new BA(Hons) Outdoor Adventure Leadership due to start in September 2017.

Uclan Winter skills Scotland Fort William 2016

Day one – Sunday Our First Journey day!
“On Sunday we hiked up towards Buachaille Etive Beag, before turning and heading towards Stob Coire Raineach, learning the basic skills of walking in snow, using crampons and ice axes. Overall it took 5-7 hours, in snow and poor visibility the higher we got up, as well as moderate wind that seem stronger due to the snow and cold. One each took different turns in leading the group and practicing how to walk in snow as it’s different to walking normally. I learnt so many skills for the first time that first day and really enjoyed the day, I know that the others did too.” -Marianne Wilson
Day two – Monday
Our 2nd Journey day!
“For me, Monday was one of the main highlights of the unforgettable trip, we were all pretty equip and knew how to use our crampons and ice axes by then. We also knew how to judge the weather and make sensible decisions on what to do. The instructors kindly gave us the choice of journey or skills, we all choose a journey and …

Expedition to Skye

As part of the TL2124 expedition module. Hannah and Abi organised a trip themselves with the facilitation of their tutor Allison Inkster.




 The journey was planned, designed and carried out by the two of them working as a team, here the link will take you on their journey, covered in a short video filmed and edited by them too.