West Highland College UHI

West Highland College UHI

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West Highland College UHI is an academic partner of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), providing learning opportunities to communities across the West Highlands of Scotland.

Although the college does not have a central campus, it has a wide network of 10 college centres across the region: Auchtertyre, Broadford, Fort William, Gairloch, Kilchoan, Kinlochleven, Mallaig, Portree, Strontian and Ullapool. Fort William runs the largest number of full time courses.

Courses and subjects

There are courses in a range of qualifications from introductory to degree level. Subject areas include: Adventure Studies; Business and Hospitality; Computing; Creative Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Energy, Engineering and Construction; and Health, Education and Child Care.

Facilities and services

The amenities available vary from centre to centre, but usually include computers with internet access, printing and copying facilities, study spaces and video conferencing equipment.

The Fort William Campus has a professional training kitchen and music recording studio. The Portree Campus also has a training kitchen, plus a hairdressing training salon, art studio and construction workshop.


The School of Adventure Studies, dedicated to outdoor and adventure related study, is based at Fort William, the outdoor adventure capital of the UK. The BA (Hons) Marine and Coastal Tourism is the first course of its kind in the UK.


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Auchtertyre Campus

Taigh Darach
IV40 8EG

Broadford Campus

Pairc nan Craobh
IV49 9AP

Fort William Campus

Carmichael Way
Fort William
PH33 6FF

Gairloch Campus

The GALE Centre
IV21 2BH

Kilchoan Campus

Pier Road
PH36 4LH

Kinlochleven Campus

The Leven Centre
PH50 4QH

Mallaig Campus

West Bay
PH41 4PX

Off campus

Highlands and Islands

Portree Campus

Struan Road
IV51 9EG

Strontian Campus

Ardnamurchan High School
PH36 4JA

Ullapool Campus

Ground Floor, 2 West Shore Street
IV26 2UR

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

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