Learn local

Love living locally? It’s time to explore the range of courses available to you on your doorstep and the benefits of choosing UHI Inverness.

Choosing to study at college or university can be a big decision. Benefits of learning locally include:

  • Save money
  • Build your confidence with the support of friends and family nearby
  • Keep that part-time job
  • Study at a city campus surrounded by our beautiful surroundings
  • And still make new friends and enjoy new social experiences!
An aerial view of a beach with a female student
An aerial view of a beach with a female student

And you'll still have an excellent student experience

Benefits of studying with us:

  • The choice of a wide range of courses from access level through to degree and beyond, co-designed with employers
  • Flexible study options
  • Small class sizes where you’re a name, not a number
  • Personalised academic, practical, or personal support from dedicated staff
  • Student discounts and benefits.

Apply now for September start


What our students think

  • 1st in Scotland and 4th in UHI for postgraduate student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, 2022)
  • 4th in Scotland for overall undergraduate student satisfaction in Scotland (National Student Survey, 2022)
  • 93% student satisfaction (UHI Inverness Student Satisfaction and Engagement Survey, 2023)

"I wanted to remain local to ensure family support, to save money and to allow me to continue with my part-time retail job and the course suited my skills and area of interest," - Jody Smart, who studied BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology and now works with CRGP Architects.

Jody Smart at graduation