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UHI North Highland, UHI Outer Hebrides and UHI West Highland campuses and learning centres

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UHI North Highland

UHI North Highland

UHI North Highland has campuses in Thurso, Halkirk, Dornoch and Alness. Thurso is home to the Engineering, Technology and Energy Centre, the largest and best equipped facility of its kind in the North of Scotland. Its courses in equine studies, gamekeeping and land management, and golf management, attract a high number of students from outwith the region. World class research is led through its Environmental Research Institute, which focusses on environmental issues affecting the region and the sustainable use of our natural resources.

UHI North Highland currently employs 253 staff and serves 2147 further education students, 388 higher education students and 90 postgraduate students (2020/21).

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UHI Outer Hebrides

UHI Outer Hebrides

UHI Outer Hebrides has campuses in Stornoway, North Uist, South Uist, Barra and Benbecula. It has highly regarded specialisms and research in areas including digital pedagogy, energy engineering, archaeology and sustainable development, and plays a strong role in supporting creative industries, including Gaelic music, language and culture. Its Centre for Online Research and Education supports education research and enhancement in learning and teaching practice, while its Innovation Centre facilitates small business innovation and graduate business start-up.

UHI Outer Hebrides currently employs 139 staff and serves 875 further education students, 350 higher education students and 270 postgraduate students (2020/21).

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UHI West Highland

UHI West Highland

UHI West Highland has 10 campuses and learning centres across Lochaber, Skye and Wester Ross including Fort William, Ullapool, Gairloch, Auchtertyre, Broadford, Portree, Mallaig, Kilchoan, Strontian and Kinlochleven. Its unique specialisms are in outdoor adventure and marine tourism through its School of Adventure Studies and its Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research. Its Advancing Manufacturing Centre provides support to small and medium sized business in the region, while its ‘Virtual School’ offer is widening access to senior phase courses for pupils at secondary schools throughout the region.

UHI West Highland currently employs 190 staff and serves 2484 further education students, 666 higher education students and 4 postgraduate students (2020/21).