Inverness College UHI

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Inverness College UHI is the largest college in the Highlands and Islands, and the largest of the 13 academic partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands.

The college has a new main campus in Inverness, in the Beechwood building, as well as the Scottish School of Forestry at Balloch, 7 miles from Inverness city centre. It also has a Falcon Centre based at the Aviemore Highland Resort.

The college offers 200 courses and has almost 6,500 students studying at Inverness College.

Courses and subjects

Courses are available at all levels including introductory, National Certificate (NC), Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND), degree and postgraduate. Industry and vocational qualifications are also on offer.

Subject areas taught at the college include: Administration, Business and Computing; Care Practice; Cultural and Creative Industries; Engineering Technology; Construction and The Built Environment; Education including Supported Education; Literature; Hair and Beauty; Hospitality; School of Forestry; Science and Maths; and Sport.

Study Abroad: Inverness College UHI has more than 50 academic partnerships in over 20 countries across Asia, Europe and North America. Develop your personal skills and gain an international network of friends by studying for up to a year in a host country. 

Facilities and services

The college has training kitchens, workshops, hair and beauty salon, digital media studios and a performing arts studio, as well as a learning centre.

The new campus has a major sports complex which includes indoor tennis, all weather pitches, studios and games halls.


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Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy

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Contact Details

1 Inverness Campus

Inverness New Campus

Crown Avenue

Scottish School of Forestry


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