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Get ready for study

Moving to studying at HN or degree level is often a big change from school, college or the world of work. Before you start, why not prepare yourself for this life-changing experience?

How is university different?
Find out more about what’s different in higher education.

Refresh your study skills
Have a look at our Essential Student Skills pages.

The first few weeks
Your first few weeks at university will be hectic and action-packed.  These pages will talk you through all of the jargon!

Sort out your funding
Before you start your course at the University of the Highlands and Islands, make sure you have your finances sorted out. Find out if you are eligible for financial help with tuition fees, living, and other expenses in our fees and funding section.