Scholarship Fund applications for 2021/22 are now open!

Our Scholarship Fund aims to support students who are thinking of progressing their studies from HNC, HND, Year One and Year Two undergraduate degree level.

There are a limited number of scholarships worth £1,000 each to be awarded on the basis of a candidate’s potential to succeed and are intended to give the recipients a ‘helping hand’ in continuing their studies.

This could be used to assist you with rent or perhaps contribute towards materials required for your course.

Apply before Friday 30th April 2021:



The University of the Highlands and Islands has announced the appointment of Dr Beth Mouat as its first islands' strategy director.

This new post will lead the delivery of its islands' strategy which sets out the university partnership's plans to enhance its activity for the benefits of staff, students and communities across Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles.

A native Shetlander, where she is joint head of marine science and technology at NAFC Marine Centre UHI, Dr Mouat says she is excited to have the opportunity to take forward such an important islands-focused project:

As the 10th birthday of The University of the Highlands and Islands approached on the 1st of February 2021, Lews Castle College was celebrating a decade of art alumni success.

A showcase of work by staff and alumni work is currently on display at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum in North Uist where the Lews Castle College Art and Design courses are delivered from one of the smallest and remotest arts schools in Scotland -