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Golspie UHI student wins scholarship

By Caroline McMorran

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A GOLSPIE student is one of two recipients of a new business-backed scholarship.

Rogan Nussey (17), who is studying engineering systems at UHI Inverness, has been awarded financial backing from the Future Leaders Fund.

Rogan Nussey has said he can now put "extra time" into his studies as a result of the award.
Rogan Nussey has said he can now put "extra time" into his studies as a result of the award.

The fund is supported by Fred Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall and is designed to retain talented engineering students and help create a pool of renewable energy specialists to help deliver Scotland’s net zero ambitions.

Rogan said: “The support will allow me to focus more on my studies and put extra time into my coursework, something I wouldn’t have been able to do without the financial assistance.”

David Hinshelwood, project director for Muir Mhòr Offshore Wind Farm, a joint venture between Fred. Olsen and Vattenfall, said: “It’s fantastic news that our support for UHI’s Future Leaders Fund will Rogan in his engineering studies.”

Alison Wilson, UHI director of advancement and alumni engagement, said: “Our donors are investing in the next generation, ensuring that we can attract and nurture talent in our region and that no one is prevented from studying with UHI because of financial circumstances.

"We can already see these scholarships making a difference to students' lives."

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