We're a little different...

The University of the Highlands and Islands gives you the chance to do something different, something special.

We offer a diverse range of courses, many taking advantage of our region's unique environment, landscape and culture.

...but our students like that

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Online learning gave me control of when and how I studied, and allowed me to comfortably fit a job around my learning as well. The fantastic thing about a psychology degree is you can take it almost anywhere – business, marketing, the arts, further academia – the options are limitless. Josie Maltinsky Gaitens, 2015 BSc (Hons) Psychology Graduate

I have always wanted to do a postgraduate course and I have been very impressed with the quality of the modules provided by the Centre for Nordic Studies. I’ve also been able to work from my own home and choose how many modules I do each semester. Margaret Rorie, MLitt Viking Studies Current student

I spent two years in Finland where I participated in video conference lectures remotely and had a great experience learning Finnish archaeology. I wrote my undergraduate project comparing Finnish Stone Age to Scottish. Michael Fraser, 2015 MLitt Archaeological Studies & 2013 BA (Hons) Scottish History and Archaeology Graduate

Find the perfect course for you

Specialise at one of our campuses

We offer you the choice of studying at one of our 13 colleges and research centres, over 70 local learning centres, or online from wherever you are.

Learn online from wherever you are

The university has some of the best online learning technologies meaning you can study many of our courses from home or work, wherever you are in the world.

Video-Conferencing used during a lecture for teaching

Go on to achieve great things

Our close connections to local businesses will help you get into the industry you're passionate about. We work closely with employers (including SSE and NHS Scotland) to develop courses to secure your future success.

See where we can take you