West Lothian College students shine

At this year’s virtual graduation ceremony Fiona Hyslop MSP announced the winners of the West Lothian College Student of the Year awards. These awards recognise students who, on top of their academic achievement, stood out through their commitment to the college, supporting others, or achieving additional skills from work experience or volunteering. There were six awards presentedContinue reading “West Lothian College students shine”


Over 500 students graduated from West Lothian College this year. Hundreds of new graduates with the skills, qualifications and knowledge that will make a difference to people’s lives, to communities, and to the economy at a local, regional and national level. Here’s my Principal’s message to our Class of 2020. Graduation is special, although itContinue reading “MESSAGE TO THE CLASS OF 2020”

West Lothian College Ambassador Award presented to John McGee

The West Lothian College Ambassador Award recognises a person who has made a huge difference to our college over the year. This award essentially gives that person lifetime freedom of the college. This year, I was delighted to announce that the recipient of the West Lothian College Ambassador Award is John McGee. About a year intoContinue reading “West Lothian College Ambassador Award presented to John McGee”

ADAmant that we will debug the gender gap in tech!

Ada Lovelace Day 2020 took place on 13 October and Scottish colleges like West Lothian College are ADAmant that we will attract more girls and women into science, engineering, technology and maths (STEM). The following post is an extended version of one published by TES on Ada Lovelace Day this year. Colleges across Scotland work withContinue reading “ADAmant that we will debug the gender gap in tech!”