How to Apply


Step 1 - Meet with your Guidance Teacher

Potential students should meet with their Guidance Teacher to discuss the possibility of undertaking a College programme as part of their timetable. The demands of the course should be considered and any potential impact on your school timetable carefully considered.

Step 2 - Option Choice Form

Make sure you put the course on your option choice form for the next academic year. If you have not received your option choice form, please speak with your Guidance Teacher.

Step 3 - Application Form

You will need to complete a Schools/College Application form online, visit our courses for school pupils page to view the courses available.

As part of the application, you will need to complete a personal statement. This is your opportunity to tell us about yourself and why you would like to do the course.

Personal Statement Top Tips

  • Try to be confident.
  • Explain why you are applying for the course.
  • Tell us about your achievements.
  • You can also include information about your career aspirations and any other details you feel are relevant.
  • Check for spelling errors and remember you can ask someone else to read through it before submitting.

You will also be asked to tell us what qualifications you have, and what qualifications you are pending results for.

Before you have submitted your application, you can return to it by logging in to UHI Records.

Step 4 - Interview and Next Steps

Some courses may be subject to a short interview, we will be in touch to advise the details.

After the interview, we will email to confirm if your application has been successful. Please ensure you check your emails, including the junk mailbox, to ensure you receive this information.

More information

If you would like more information about your options our Schools team will be happy to discuss this with you, your Guidance teacher and your parent/guardian.