University of the Highlands and Islands

country rank  93
world rank  1471

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University Overview

Founded in 2011, University of the Highlands and Islands is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Inverness (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Scotland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Oilthigh na Gàidhealtachd agus nan Eilean
Acronym UHI
Founded 2011 Origins date back to 1992
Motto Foghlam aig ìre Oilthigh air a' Ghàidhealtachd is anns na h-Eileanan
University-level study in the Highlands and Islands
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 12b Ness Walk
Inverness (population range: 10,000-49,999)
IV3 5SQ Scotland
United Kingdom
T +44 (1463) 279 000
F +44 (1463) 279 001

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+44 (845) 272 3600

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

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Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019