The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) is an integrated university encompassing both further and higher education, the only one in Scotland and one of only a few in Europe. We are not a traditional university. We are different.
Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, we are a distinctive partnership of 10 independent colleges and research institutions. Our reputation is built on our innovative approach to learning and our distinctive research and curriculum – all enriched by the people, natural environment, economy, culture and heritage of the Highlands and Islands and its communities.
We have 36,000 students at the heart of our university partnership and we are measured by their success.
We're a little different...
The University of the Highlands and Islands gives you the chance to do something different, something special.
We offer a diverse range of courses, many taking advantages of our region's unique environment, landscape and culture.
Learn online from wherever you are
The university has some of the best online learning technologies meaning you can study many of our courses from home or work, wherever you are in the world.
Go on to achieve great things
Our close connections to local businesses will help you get into the industry you're passionate about. We work closely with employers (including SSE and NHS Scotland) to develop courses to secure your future success.