Why study with us


The numbers speak for themselves...


Top 10

most affordable UK universities, get the most from your experience

Complete University Guide


#3 in the UK

and #1 in Scotland for postgraduate student satisfaction

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey


Nearly 3⁄4

of UHI research judged ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’

Research Excellence Framework


Our reputation is built on an innovative approach to learning and our distinctive research and curriculum, which often reflects the unique environment and culture of the region. We are a multi-campus university with stunning study locations across the mainland and islands of Scotland, giving access to an amazing outdoor adventure playground.


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“The tutors provide helpful guidance throughout your studies, demonstrating a deep understanding of the articles and modules. They were readily available to answer any questions I had, provided excellent mentoring, and willingly assisted with proofreading.”

“Certification gives me more confidence, especially when I’m accepting a new challenge in my career... This experience encouraged me to continue pursuing my career through further studies.”


Study and research with us, and you could play a part in changing the world

Spanning the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, a place of outstanding natural beauty, UHI boasts centres of excellence and world-class thinking that push the boundaries of academic and applied knowledge.

Pioneers of blended learning, we teach and support our students through a combination of face-to-face, video and online technologies.

Combining academic excellence, vocational training, and industry expertise with our personalised approach, we help students find their path, building their skills and confidence to prepare them for success.

We are proud to be different - a university of today for the world of tomorrow

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