Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI offers modern, comfortable accommodation sited in spectacular surroundings overlooking the Sound of Sleat. There are 84 bedrooms, all of which are en-suite and 3 of which are wheelchair accessible, with free Wi-Fi access.

Each of the accommodation blocks has a kitchen and lounge area. Bed linen and towels are provided and rooms are serviced weekly. Each of the accommodation blocks has a kitchen area and common room and there is laundry facilities on-campus.

Full board catering is included in the accommodation package and the campus is happy to cater for those with special dietary needs. Students and staff eat together in the campus canteen so you will have the chance to get to know everyone.

All full-time students are guaranteed a place in campus accommodation upon acceptance on to their course of choice. The cost for the accommodation is £3,950 for the academic year; this includes all meals, utilities and free Wi-Fi access and students have a choice between three payment schemes which can confirmed with the Finance Officer when enrolling. For more information click here.

Average price of private accommodation

The average price for a house/flat share near the campus in Skye is £254.16* this excludes all utility bills and is based on your own room with shared facilities.

*We researched and calculated the average price in 2015

Further information

If you prefer to live off-campus it can be difficult to find houses or rooms available on long-lets nearby, so if you're planning to study with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI and you want to live off-campus, it's best to get your plans in place as soon as possible.

To start looking for accommodation, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI recommends you place an advert in the local newspaper, The West Highland Free Press, or in local shops. You can also ask to have a message sent out through the campus internal email system.



  • The West Highland Free Press