North Highland College UHI

North Highland College UHI offer dedicated student accommodation in Dornoch. They can also provide an accommodation list as a guide to help you find a place to stay. Some of the accommodation listings the college has are rooms within a family house (with breakfast and evening meal provided) for those who are looking for a home away from home.

Dedicated Student Accommodation

Artist's impression - Dornnoch accommodationSample Cityheart single room

New for 2017, a purpose-built student residence is available in Dornoch offering 40 en-suite bedrooms with shared kitchen and living areas. The accommodation is professionally managed by Cityheart Living (Scotland) Ltd, who can answer any questions you may have about the facilities.

A single en-suite bedroom with shared kitchen and living area is £126 per week and a studio en-suite bedroom with cooking facilities is £161.28 per week. The rent includes Wi-Fi, heating, electricity and cycle storage. Laundry services are also available at the residence. There is a support system in place for students adapting to university life.

The residence application process is managed by and the student leases will be with Cityheart Living (Scotland) Ltd. Applications are now being taken.

Private accommodation

The accommodation list is available on the North Highland College UHI website or alternatively you can discuss your accommodation requirements with the Learner Support Manager, Anna Swanson, or a member of her team via

The average price for a house/flat share in Thurso, the main campus for North Highland College UHI, is £230.00* per calendar month; 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



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