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Lews Castle College UHI

Lews Castle College UHI

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Lews Castle College UHI is a partner college of the University of the Highlands and Islands. It offers around 60 full time and 80 part time courses to over 2,000 students across four campuses.

The main campus is located in Stornoway, with local centres in Barra, Benbecula and North Uist. The college also delivers courses in Argyll and Lochaber and throughout the Highlands and Islands in partnership with other UHI colleges.

Courses and Subjects

There are courses in a range of qualifications, from introductory to degree and postgraduate level study. Vocational and industry qualifications are also available.

Courses are offered in the following subject areas: Administration, Business and Computing; Art and Music; Engineering, Construction and Maritime; Gaelic Language and Culture; Hair and Beauty; Health, Social Care and Education; History and Archaeology; and Hospitality and Food Management.

Facilities and Services

The Stornoway Campus has a student common room with LCD TV and a refectory for snacks and drinks. There is also a child care centre. All campuses are located within communities with good facilities such as sports centres, swimming pools, libraries and arts centres.

There is also a student services team, providing guidance on a range of issues, and the Student Association which is affiliated to the National Union of Students.

Specialisms

Lews Castle College UHI offers a wide range of courses suitable for many career paths, but in taking advantage of the area’s culture and history, there are a number of specialist courses available for Gaelic, Highlands and Islands culture and literature and Celtic studies.

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Contact Details

Castle Grounds
Isle of Lewis
Stornoway
Na h-Eileanan Siar
HS2 0XR

Barra Learning Centre

Castlebay
Isle of Barra
HS9 5XD
barralc@lews.uhi.ac.uk

Benbecula Campus

Lionacleit
Isle of Benbecula
HS7 5PJ

Lews Castle College Campus

Castle Grounds
Stornoway
HS2 0XR

North Uist Campus

Taigh Chearsabhagh
Lochmaddy
HS6 5AA
leart@uhi.ac.uk

Stornoway Campus

Stornoway

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