Open Week

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23rd - 26th November 2020

We know things have been a little different in 2020 and you may be wondering what it is like to be a student with us just now. We are here to answer all your questions. Our online open week is an opportunity to find out about courses starting in January and September 2021 and how we will support you in your studies whether you are on campus or studying remotely. Scroll down for more information.

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With over 20 years’ experience in blended learning, programmes from access level up to PhD and a personal approach to supporting our students, Orkney College UHI is well placed to help you succeed now and in the future.

You can study with us from entry level to HNC and Honours degree as part of the University of the Highlands and Islands. Our flexible learning lets you study full time or part time meaning you can start where you need to and progress as far as you want, fitting your studies around your commitments. We offer over 100 courses from school leaver to university postgraduate from Administration to Viking Studies and hundreds more across the UHI partnership - view our list of available courses

We will be advertising local and regional events over on our Facebook page, so please check our social media regularly for updates.


If you have any questions fill out the 'Contact Us' form and we will get back to you.

Alternatively, talk to us on our helpline on (+44) 01856 569 255 during office hours (9am-4pm Mon-Fri)

We look forward to hearing from you!

Our experienced lecturers will be on hand to give you a call by phone or online to talk about our courses and answer any questions you may have about a specific subject. Book now via our 'Contact Us' form.

Join Professor Donna Heddle, Dr Andrew Jennings, Dr Alex Sanmark and Lynn Campbell from the university’s Institute for Northern Studies to find out more about the undergraduate, postgraduate, MRes and PhD research opportunities offered from this interdisciplinary research centre preserving, rediscovering and interpreting the cultural heritage of Scotland and the wider Northern world. Visit the event page here.

Browse all of the Institute for Northern Studies courses.

Facebook Live Evening Sessions

The University of the Highlands and Islands will also be delivering a range of Facebook Live evening sessions which will focus on specific subject areas. Visit the UHI webpage for the schedule.


Full student learning support available for all students - visit our student support page here.

Funding available for many courses - visit our funding page here.

You can also book an appointment via our 'Contact Us' form to speak to our support or funding teams.