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Profile of UHI Millennium Institute-Orkney College

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UHI Millennium Institute-Orkney College
http://www.orkney.uhi.ac.uk/

College Profile

Based in Orkney, Orkney College offers students, who are school leavers and adult learners, a wide range of further education courses to choose from. These classes are available in full time and part time sessions. Post graduate and research programs are also available for eligible students, in subjects such as, agronomy, cultural studies, and archaeology, geophysics and Nordic studies. The college also runs a unique course, called Moving On, which focuses on developing basic skills, as well as, confidence and a sense of maturity, which is needed to succeed in life.

Orkney College also runs a number of other courses at its Open Learning Centre. The centre has video conferencing and computer access, so that students may pursue a number of courses, including degree level programs. The Centre provides IT courses, as well as, interest packs, which are held, depending on the course availability. Local businesses and employers can also benefit from Orkney College, by availing their training courses to strengthen business performance.

Orkney College offers support services for its students, which include personal tutors, who will help each student with any issues they may have regarding course work or even personal matters. A chaplaincy is also available to provide religious support to students, who need it. Eligible students can also avail financial aid, with the help of a number of funding agents, loans and grants. The college also offers discounts for its students at certain local outlets.


Campus Address(es)

UHI Millennium Institute-Orkney College
E Rd, KW15 1LX, Kirkwall
Orkney
Tel: 01856 569000, Fax: 01856 569001

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