Summer access to your student account


Information on what will happen to your student account over the summer or when you leave UHI.

Just finished your exams and now thinking about what will happen to your UHI account?

For students who are completing their studies this year and leaving UHI, you will be able to access your account and our services until September. After this time your account will be removed along with your access to UHI IT services. Once your account has been removed we may not be able to recover any data. For students who are permanently withdrawing prior to the course ending your account access will be closed when your registry team updates your student record with this information. If you are temporarily withdrawing (suspending) from you studies, your access to UHI IT services will be suspended until you return.

You are reminded that you are responsible for downloading all electronic assessed work and feedback and for retaining all of your assessed work. It is your responsibility to produce the work should you wish to use it in the future as the basis of an academic appeal or any other reason.

You may want to consider doing some of the following activities before you lose access to your account;

Email Create an email .pst file (opens a microsoft page) Gives you a static copy of your email to refer to in the future.
Email Create an automatic reply To let contacts know your follow on email address.
Email Change your forwarding rules To ensure you receive the email you want.
Filestore Copy documents from your college network drives to a portable device. To ensure you have a copy of your data.

Login to and check your loan history for an outstanding items.

For those who use RefWorks or Endnote, log into them and download your references onto a portable devic.

To ensure you don't have any outstanding items and should you wish to keep a copy of your data.
Mahara Take an export of your portfolio. To enable you to keep a copy of your portfolio.
Personal Equipment Remove any UHI software that you will no longer be using. To ensure you aren't breaking any licensing agreements and to free up your PC resources.
Video Login to the UHI video streaming service ( and download a copy of your videos to a personal device. Should you wish to keep a copy of your videos. (Note you should always keep the original in the first instance as the quality of downloaded copies will not be as good as the original).
VLE Take a manual copy of any contributions you have made to your modules that you wish to keep. Should you wish to keep a copy of the data.

If you require any additional copies of your records transcript in the future you will need to contact your local College student support or the UHI Student Records office.

For students who are returning you will have access to our services through out the summer. You may want to take the opportunity to carry out some house keeping and get ready for the coming year.

Announcements for changes for the new academic year will be made on