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Graduation Ceilidh - tickets available now!

Dance the night away with brilliant local band “CARNAN”

  • Caol Community Centre
  • 7pm – midnight: Doors open 7pm, ceilidh beings 8:30pm
  • Light buffet supper
  • Cash Bar available

£10 per person: Tickets available from or from Customer Services Desk at Fort William - contact us on 01397 874000

Graduation Meal

Two local restaurants are offering graudation meal deals:

  • Ben Nevis Bar are offering a set menu, 2 courses for £27.50 and 3 courses for £32.50.
  • Nevis Bank Hotel are offering a 10% discount to graduates and their families. Just inform the hotel you are graduating upon booking.


The UHI West Highland Graduation Ceremony will take place this year at the Nevis Centre in Fort William on Friday 7th October.

Invitations are being posted and emailed now, when you receive your invitation please do RSVP via our online form to reserve your place. Contact us on 01397 874000 if you have any questions.

Graduation is a unique opportunity for us all, from all parts of the college, to come together to recognise and celebrate your achievement and we hope that you will join us for the most important event in our calendar.

Timings of the Day are likely to be:

  • 10.30 – 13:45 Gowning at Fort William campus
  • 2.00 Registration opens
  • 2.40 Registration closes
  • 3.00 Ceremony begins

Higher Education Students

(if you studied and HNC, HND, Degree, Post Graduate, or any course above SCQF level 7)

You will be notified directly from UHI that you have been successful and are eligible for an award by email to your student and personal accounts.  You will then need to follow the instructions from UHI to accept the offer to attend a graduation ceremony. If graduating with UHI West Highland, we will then contact you with more detail of the event and let you know how to request tickets and how to order your gown, etc.

FE Students

(if you studied with us full time on a NPA, NC, NQ, SVQ at SCQF levels 1-6)

You will have been informed by your course lecturer that you have passed your course. For courses with an awarding body certificate you will receive your official certificate from SQA shortly. You should now watch out for an email from us at the end of July to your student and personal email account. This email will have a link to our online form, this will contain information on how to request tickets, etc. It is important to click on the link to tell us if you are coming, or not, to graduation

Keep watching our social media and this website for more information.

FAQs: Graduation 2022

If you have any further questions please email

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