Further and higher education

Scotland is reputed internationally for its education system and high quality university graduates.  Across the central belt alone, there are almost 300,000 students in higher education institutions and further education colleges, one of the UK's highest student concentrations.  Many of Scotland's academic institutions are internationally renowned for their research and teaching excellence.

It's no surprise then, that one of Scotland's greatest assets is its talented workforce.

The University of the Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) is Scotland's newest University.  The University provides access to undergraduate and postgraduate study, and research opportunities through a distinctive partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions.

Inverness Campus

The construction of Inverness Campus site, with HIE taking the lead role in its development, is one of the most important education and research initiatives in the Highlands and Islands and will play a pivotal role in the region's future.  The world class campus facility will bring education, business and community together.

Opened in May 2015, Inverness Campus integrates leading academic facilities with research opportunities at a stunning location overlooking the Moray Firth. 

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