How to apply

The first step is to fill in an Orkney College UHI application form unless you are a school leaver applying for a degree course (see later for more details on this type of application).

You can download the application form, get it in person from the College campus, by phoning Orkney College UHI on 01856 569000 or request a copy by email. You should return the completed application form to Admissions, Orkney College UHI, East Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1LX. We will invite you for an informal interview where you can meet with your course tutor and view our facilities or depending on the course you have applied for, make you an offer based on the information supplied on your application form.

School leavers on degree courses

If you are a school leaver and plan to study a full time Degree, you should apply online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), the central applications service for Universities and Colleges by visiting the website Contact UCAS by telephone on 0871 468 0468.


Short courses and evening classes