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University of the Highlands and Islands

UHI is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Located across one of the world’s most breath-taking and iconic regions, they are offering the chance to do something different; something special. Its curriculum and research reflects the heritage and culture of the area as well as embracing traditional, new and emerging sectors.

They are not a traditional university. They are different. Part of a new breed of tertiary institutions, the only one in Scotland and one of only a few in Europe.

Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, a distinctive partnership of independent colleges and research institutions, UHI is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach.

Their reputation is built on their innovative approach to learning and their distinctive research and curriculum – all enriched by the people, natural environment, economy, culture and heritage of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and its communities.

They have 40,000 students at the heart of their partnership and are measured by their success. Their curriculum portfolio across both further and higher education is designed to meet current and future local and regional needs and to attract other students to the Highlands and Islands to study.

UHI is a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions shown on the map below: