University of the Highlands and Islands

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The University of the Highlands and Islands gives you the chance to do something different; something special. Our network of colleges and research centres, spread across the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, offers you a natural, supportive environment for studying at university and achieving your ambitions. You can study degrees and postgraduate courses at one of our academic partner colleges, or online from a distance, or you can undertake research at one of our specialist centres.

View all our research centres and their work by visiting 'Research Units' and clicking on the unit you are interested in.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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Collaborations from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or