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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; Beauty and Make-Up; Business and Administration; Computing and Creative Digital Skills; Creative and Visual Arts; Education and Childcare; Gateway to Skills and Education; Health and Social Care; Hospitality and Cookery; Humanities and Social Sciences; Land and Sea; Music and DJing and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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.

Specialisms

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) Adventure Tourism Management is the only course of its kind in Scotland.

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Contact Details

Carmichael Way
Fort William
PH33 6FF

Auchtertyre Campus

Taigh Darach
Auchtertyre
IV40 8EG
elaine.hunter.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Broadford Campus

Pairc nan Craobh
Broadford
IV49 9AP
abigail.manvell.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Fort William Campus

Carmichael Way
Fort William
PH33 6FF
info.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Gairloch Campus

Gairloch Museum
Gairloch
IV21 2BH
susan.maclean.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Kilchoan Campus

Pier Road
Kilchoan
PH36 4LH
sophie.kerley.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Kinlochleven Campus

The Leven Centre
Kinlochleven
PH50 4QH
clare.slinger.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Mallaig Campus

West Bay
Mallaig
PH41 4PX
jane.henderson.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Off campus

Highlands and Islands

Portree Campus

Struan Road
Portree
IV51 9EG
maggie.macdonald.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Strontian Campus

Ardnamurchan High School
Acharaile
PH36 4JA
rory.green.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Ullapool Campus

Ground Floor, 2 West Shore Street
Ullapool
IV26 2UR
christine.crook.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

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