Lochaber College is Scotland’s newest University of the Highlands and Islands, it can provide the very best in education while also offering the help and support students may need. In terms of Higher Education the college has the best tutors who also have industry experience in their chosen fields, so students can expect to get help, advice and information about what careers they want to go into, as well as getting invaluable career advice.

There is also the added benefit for local students, in that the college may charge lower tuition fees (compared to England and Wales), so that’s one less thing to worry about.


Since it’s situated in Fort William, there is plenty of picturesque scenery, and medieval influenced architecture still standing today, some of which have been turned into hotels. For the historians amongst you, there’s a rich history containing mining, clues to the first human settlements, not to mention castles too! The guided tours will allow you to explore and investigate everything you want to know within this rich history.



Students at the college have plenty of options to entertain visiting family and friends because there’s so much going on around Lochaber College in Fort William, that you’ll be spoilt for choice. Throughout the year there are various events happening all over Fort William, from comedy entertainment to triathlons, walks and festivals. So whether it’s something active for example waters ports, hiking, eating out, or something relaxing like an alpine massage, day tours or sight seeing the time will fly by!