UHI Outer Hebrides Centres

We have campuses throughout the Outer Hebrides; a diverse chain of inter-connected islands with their own unique Hebridean way of life.

Our islands are rich in culture and heritage and home to a vibrant Gaelic community. Join us and enjoy a truly unique student experience.


Renowned for their beauty, unique habitats, unusual geomorphology and spectacular coastlines, these islands comprise a rich and diverse natural environment.  Home to a wide range of native flora and fauna, they also play host to a large variety of migrating birds throughout the year.

North Uist campus >


Benbecula is a small island surrounded by North Uist and South Uist.  Imagine studying your course knowing you’re a five-minute walk from white sandy beaches.  Well, here you can!  Our courses offer a unique cultural and educational experience and attract locals as well as many from the mainland and beyond.


The well equipped, welcoming facility offers a wide range of post-school educational opportunities to the community of Barra & Vatersay.  The building is conveniently located in Castlebay's developing business hub area.  

Barra campus >


Cnoc Soilleir - New campus Development

Cnoc Soilleir is an exciting joint venture between Ceòlas Uibhist and the college. Located in the Gaelic heartland of South Uist, Cnoc Soilleir will promote and celebrate the community’s Gaelic cultural heritage.

Subject areas

We have been delivering courses online for over a decade and our staff are leading experts in the delivery of online learning. We offer a wide range of courses, many of which have been developed especially for online delivery. We also offer a wide range of flexibility including part-time courses, evening classes and we have a Student Support Team that can help you with various aspects of student life; from funding, applications and more.

Gaelic courses

The Outer Hebrides is home to a vibrant Gaelic speaking community. With us, you can learn Gaelic whilst immersing yourself Gaelic culture and Heritage. Gaelic is the first language of the Outer Hebrides. Today the islands are the main stronghold of this lyrical language in Scotland, and one of the few places you’ll hear it spoken in day to day life.

How to apply

Thinking of studying with us starting in August or September? Apply online today, view our courses here.


Welcome to the Outer Hebrides

Discover a student experience like no other, here in the Outer Hebrides.