Principal's Welcome

Welcome to Lews Castle College UHI.


Lews Castle College UHI is the local college and university for the Outer Hebrides. The Outer Hebrides offer an excellent environment in which to live, work and learn. We have passionate and enthusiastic students and staff.

Our courses range from access programmes to doctorates. We aim to provide a first class learning experience using a variety of learning and teaching approaches.

Our mission is to deliver excellent learning and teaching, research and enterprise: locally, nationally, regionally and internationally. We are delighted that you are considering joining us as a student in 2019/20.

Our portfolio of courses continues to grow, putting us at the heart of further and higher education in the Outer Hebrides. Our degree courses allow you to gain higher-level qualifications, through HNC, HND, degrees, post-graduate degrees and doctorates.

Please look at our courses and see what we have to offer you for 2019/20.

If you would prefer to speak to a member of our staff and discuss career options, please contact us.

We are extremely proud of our students and their individual success stories.

I look forward to welcoming you to Lews Castle College UHI and wish you success with your future studies.

Iain Macmillan
Principal and Chief Executive