Your learning - what to expect

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2021/2 Academic Year

We are planning optimistically for the new academic year and it is our intention that our buildings will be open to all students, allowing you to study on campus and access support services.

We still expect to be operating under some Scottish Government restrictions, however, we are planning to bring as many students as possible onto campus for face-to-face teaching, unless your course is designed for remote/online delivery only.

It is likely most of our courses will be delivered via a blended model – that’s a combination of face-to-face teaching and some remote delivery.

Your timetable will show you when you should be on campus for classes and when you should access your classes remotely via a laptop or other device. You’ll also find out more about this at your induction.

All students will also be able to come onto campus to access facilities including the Library, Learning Resource, The Bothy and Student Support Centre.

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Modes of delivery

Modes of delivery

Courses at Inverness College UHI are delivered in a variety of different ways. Depending on your course, you will either study:

Face to face

Classes take place on campus, with lecturers delivering timetabled teaching face to face.

Blended learning

Students study through a combination of face to face classes on campus and remote learning, where some lectures and other sessions are timetabled remotely via our Brightspace virtual learning environment and video conferencing. 

Remote

You will access all learning via your computer or device. Lectures and other sessions are timetabled and you will attend these remotely via our Brightspace virtual learning environment and video conferencing.  

Online

You will access all your learning via your computer or device. Learning materials are posted online and you work through them in your own time, communicating with each other and your lecturer via discussions boards, forums and email. 

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On site services

On site services

  • The Corrie Restaurant, Inverness College UHI, will be open 8.30am to 2pm
  • The Lochan Café, Inverness College UHI, will be open 8am to 4pm
  • The Café, Scottish School of Forestry, will be open 8am to 11am and 12pm to 2.30pm
  • The Shop, Inverness College UHI, will be open 8.30am to 4pm
  • The Learning Resource Centre, Inverness College UHI, will be open 8am to 5pm, Monday, Thursday and Friday, and 8am to 9pm, Tuesday and Wednesday, for study. The Library is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm, Monday, Thuesday and Friday, and 8.30am to 8pm, Wednesday and Thursday. We continue to offer Click and Collect and Postal Loans also. For more information, click here.
  • The Bothy (G36), Inverness College UHI, will be open 10am to 5pm for quiet study. It will be staffed by Education Support Advisers between 10am and 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday, for drop-in study advice and learning support queries.
  • The Student Support Centre, Inverness College UHI, will be open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm to help with any enquiries you may have and need support with.
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COVID-19 guidance

COVID-19 guidance

If you are coming onto campus for face to face classes, or to access study facilities or student support services, there's some guidelines you need to follow to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

See our COVID-19 guidance here.