The University of the Highlands and Islands is Scotland’s newest university, achieving University status in 2011. With 13 Institutions across the Highlands and Islands, varying specialisms are offered and there is a focus on distance learning linked by modern technology. The University has gone from strength to strength since inception.
With the number of degree students doubling in 5 years, the University has grown by 39% in the same period. Now ranked 9th in the Scottish Universities League table for Research, UHI is already making its mark on the sector with the quality of its research produced.
With over 10,000 students enrolled in Higher and Further education across the Highlands, UHI is producing a high quality workforce for the future. Located at the Inverness Campus, the Inverness UHI facility is well situated to benefit from the cutting-edge Life Sciences activity in the Region. This ability to specialise applies across UHI - North Highland College is able to tap into the expertise that exists in the region in energy and West Highland College in Ecotourism.