British comedy set at a fictional Scottish university. Seeking her long lost uncle (Joseph Tomelty), Ada Shore (Diane Hart) arrives at Skerryvore University to find him working under another name as the Gate Keeper. Ada is mistaken by the Principal, Sir Archibald Asher (Patrick Barr), as his new secretary so she jumps headlong into the role. When Asher and Ada unexpectedly fall in love, the wrath of the puritanical Professor Hayman (Duncan Macrae) is incurred. The film features an appearance from a young Ronnie Corbett, playing a student.