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North Highland College - University of the Highlands and Islands

www.northhighland.uhi.ac.uk/

Photograph of North Highland College - University of the Highlands and IslandsNorth Highland College UHI is one of thirteen academic partners and research centres that make up the University of the Highlands and Islands. This unique partnership allows us to deliver further and higher education programmes at our campuses in Thurso, Halkirk, Dornoch and Alness. Around 3000 students study here.

We’re extremely proud of the fact that we can reach learners in more remote areas, and that many of our courses can be studied online. We work closely with local employers to ensure that we meet their needs, and that you learn the skills and knowledge you need to successfully apply for jobs once you achieve your qualification.

Telephone
01847 889000

Fax
01847 889001

E-mail
nhcinfo@uhi.ac.uk

Postal Address
North Highland College - University of the Highlands and Islands
Ormlie Road
Thurso
Caithness
KW14 7EE

Contact
Reception



Opening Hours

Sunday :
Closed
Monday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Friday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday :
Closed




News for North Highland College - University of the Highlands and Islands

University of the Highlands and Islands elects new rectorThumbnail for article : University of the Highlands and Islands elects new rector
Dr Fiona McLean, a passionate advocate for the role of education in communities, has been elected as the University of the Highlands and Islands' sixth rector.  Dr McLean, who lives in Newtonmore, was selected by staff, students and community representatives.  
Virtual school initiative gains national recognition
Three colleges in the University of the Highlands and Islands partnership have been recognised with a national award for their use of technology to deliver courses to secondary school pupils in remote and rural areas across the Highland Council region.   West Highland College UHI, North Highland College UHI and Inverness College UHI were named winners of the ‘Outstanding Use of Technology in Delivering Remote Teaching and Learning' Award at the Tes FE Awards on Friday 28 May 2021.  
University forges new links with Icelandic communityThumbnail for article : University forges new links with Icelandic community
The University of the Highlands and Islands has embarked on a new initiative to promote closer connections between communities in the Highlands and Islands and Iceland.  The university has signed an agreement with representatives from Múlaþing, a municipality in east Iceland.  
University Of Highland And Islands Is Ten Years OldThumbnail for article : University Of Highland And Islands Is Ten Years Old
The University of the Highlands and Islands partnership is celebrating its tenth birthday today (Monday 1 February), the same day it welcomes its new Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Todd Walker.   Professor Todd Walker will join the university from Australia, where he has worked in multi-campus, regional universities for over 20 years.  
Principal of North Highland College UHI Announces Retirement in SeptemberThumbnail for article : Principal of North Highland College UHI Announces Retirement in September
The Principal and Chief Executive of North Highland College UHI has announced his intention to the Board of Management to retire from his post on September 30th 2020.   Mr Donald MacBeath, a native to Caithness, has held a number of positions across the college, starting as a lecturer in the mid 1980's and progressing to Assistant Principal and Vice Principal before accepting his post as College Principal in June 2014.  
North Highland College UHI - Corona Virus UpdateThumbnail for article : North Highland College UHI - Corona Virus Update
Updates for students, staff and visitors Update March 17: North Highland College UHI is to suspend the delivery of face to face teaching from close of business today, Tuesday 17 March at 5pm, moving to the delivery of teaching and learning online to help reduce the risk of spread of coronavirus within our communities.  Students local course leaders will be in touch to explain how this will affect students directly and to communicate how they plan to continue teaching and assessment arrangements.  
College And JGC Engineering Support Apprenticeship Opportunities In CaithnessThumbnail for article : College And JGC Engineering Support Apprenticeship Opportunities In Caithness
Aspiring engineers in the north highlands will benefit from a new apprenticeship pathway developed by North Highland College UHI and JGC Engineering.  The new pathway has been created to promote the value of employer engagement and the benefit of the skills, learning and experience gained at college.  
New Apprenticeship Hub to Support North Highland CommunitiesThumbnail for article : New Apprenticeship Hub to Support North Highland Communities
North Highland College UHI and Developing the Young Workforce North Highland (DYW) initiative, led by Caithness Chamber of Commerce, have signed a partnership agreement to formalise their new initiative, The Apprenticeship Hub.   The initiative aims to create a collaborative approach between North Highland College UHI and Developing the Young Workforce North Highland to support growth in the apprenticeship family to benefit the Caithness and Sutherland economy.  
North Highland College No Plans Yet In Place To Deal With Serious Financial ProblemsThumbnail for article : North Highland College No Plans Yet In Place To Deal With Serious Financial Problems
Colleges' financial challenges increase.   The Audit Scotland report published today (4th June 2019) shows North Highland college is only one of several colleges not to have any financial plan in place to deal with a growing deficit.  
First Newton Room In The UK Is Officially Opened In ThursoThumbnail for article : First Newton Room In The UK Is Officially Opened In Thurso
The first Norwegian style learning centre in the UK was officially opened in Thurso today Monday 25th March 2019.   Newton Rooms are designed to inspire more young people to become interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), and encourage them to study these subjects in school and beyond.  

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