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University of the Highlands and Islands

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The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) was created so that higher education could be available locally throughout the Highlands and Islands. It is based on a partnership of 12 colleges and research centres.

It received university status in February 2011, evolving from the higher education institution, the UHI Millennium Institute.

The university has some of the best online learning technologies meaning you can study many of the courses from home or work, anywhere in the world.

You can study at one of the 12 campuses throughout the Highlands and Islands where you will find some of the most stunning locations in the UK.

The campuses are:

• Highland Theological College UHI
• Orkney College UHI
• Perth College UHI
• Sabhal Mòr Ostaig
• Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) UHI
• UHI Argyll 
• UHI Inverness 
• UHI Moray
• UHI North Highland
• UHI Outer Hebrides
• UHI Shetland
• UHI West Highland.

Courses and students

UHI offers Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND), degree and postgraduate courses taught through the following subject areas (FE Level courses are listed under individual colleges):

Subject areas include:

The UHI has 40,000 students across higher and further education. Their learning is supported through a network of over 70 local learning centres throughout the mainland and island communities. Centres are linked by the newest communications technologies, so wherever you study, teaching and support are the same.

Facilities and Services

Every campus has its own learning and teaching facilities including libraries and study areas. They have restaurants and sport and fitness facilities for students to use. See each of the campus websites for details of each individual campus.

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Contact Details

Information Line
Executive Office
12b Ness Walk
Inverness
IV3 5SQ

Highland Theological College

High Street
Dingwall
IV15 9HA
01349 780000
htc@uhi.ac.uk
http://www.htc.uhi.ac.uk/

Orkney College UHI

East Road
Kirkwall
KW15 1LX
01856 569000
orkney.college@uhi.ac.uk
http://www.orkney.uhi.ac.uk

Perth College UHI

Crieff Road
Perth
PH1 2NX
01738 877000
pc.enquiries.perth@uhi.ac.uk
http://www.perth.uhi.ac.uk/

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

Sleat
IV44 8RQ
01471 888000
fios@smo.uhi.ac.uk
http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk

Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI

Scottish Marine Institute
Oban
Argyll
PA37 1QA
01631 559000
info@sams.ac.uk
http://www.sams.ac.uk/

UHI Argyll

West Bay
Dunoon
PA23 7HP
0345 230 9969
ACAdmissions@uhi.ac.uk
http://www.argyll.uhi.ac.uk

UHI Inverness

1 Inverness Campus
Inverness
IV2 5NA
01463 273000
info.ic@uhi.ac.uk
http://www.inverness.uhi.ac.uk

UHI Moray

Moray Street
Elgin
IV30 1JJ
01343 576000
http://www.moray.uhi.ac.uk

UHI North Highland

Ormlie Road
Thurso
KW14 7EE
01847 889000
nhcinfo@uhi.ac.uk
http://www.northhighland.uhi.ac.uk

UHI Outer Hebrides

Castle Grounds
Stornoway
HS2 0XR
01851 770000
leadmissions@uhi.ac.uk
https://www.outerhebrides.uhi.ac.uk

UHI Shetland

Gremista
Lerwick
ZE1 0PX
01595 771000
shetland.college@shetland.uhi.ac.uk
http://www.shetland.uhi.ac.uk

UHI West Highland

Carmichael Way
Fort William
PH33 6FF
01397 874000
info@whc.uhi.ac.uk
http://www.whc.uhi.ac.uk

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