Scottish School of Forestry opens in Balloch

by | Feb 18, 2016 | Featured Slider, Latest, News

The Press and Journal reported earlier this week that Inverness College UHI unveiled its new Scottish School of Forestry facility in Balloch.

The new facility receives over 150 students annually and will help the growing forestry industry.

Diane Rawlings, principal and chief executive at Inverness College UHI said to the Press and Journal: “Inverness College UHI is one of the UK’s ┬áleading providers of forestry training and education, so it is only fitting that we should have a first class building and learning environment in which to develop the next generation of specialists.

“This industry is of growing importance to to the Scottish economy and will generate new business opportunities and jobs for the future. We’re very pleased to have welcomed students, staff and senior representatives of the wider forestry industry to celebrate this success with the official opening of our new facility today.”

The Scottish School of Forestry is the principal institution for forestry and arboriculture training and education in Scotland.

The new attractive larch-clad building provides an inspiring modern environment for students, with flexible classrooms and digital training facilities including video conferencing.

Students also have access to first class laboratory facilities in the College’s main building at Inverness Campus.

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