Open Days


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Visit our centres:

Book your appointment at one of our applicant information days to take a tour of our campus, followed by the chance to speak with one of our student support and admissions team.

Get information on our courses, funding and support and help with your application or enquiry.

Fort William Tuesdays throughout September

Email to book your place

Portree Tuesday throughout September Email Maggie MacDonald to book your place
Other centres At request Email your local centre to book your place

School of Adventure Studies Open Day, Fort William

Friday 12th November 2021 Email to book your place

Taster days:

Join our experienced lecturers for practical taster days and try out the skills you will learn during our varied full-time courses.

Broadford, Isle of Skye 

Date: Friday 24th September

Time: 10:45am to 4:00pm

Outdoor Adventure Taster Challenge

Try out the skills you'll learn on our Outdoor Adventure course on the Isle of Skye! Including canoeing, abseiling, cycling and expedition skills.

Book your place via Eventbrite

Broadford, Isle of Skye

Date: Monday 27th September

Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm

Rural Skills Taster Day

Try out some of the activities covered in our Rural Skills course on the Isle of Skye! From dry-stone walling and habitat assessment to tree growing and wildlife identification.

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Portree, Isle of Skye

Date: Wednesday 29th September

Time: 4pm to 6pm

Art and Design - Expressive Charcoal Drawing

Experiment with the marks and textures that can be created with charcoal drawing. This session touches on some of the drawing techniques delivered in our NC Art and Design course, offering you the opportunity to explore your creative side. 

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Fort William

Date: Wednesday 29th September

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Art and Design with Textiles - Mixed Media and Paintmaking

Explore the shapes, patterns and textures that can be created with mixed media and paintmaking. This taster session provides insight into the range of techniques taught on our Art and Design with Textiles course. 

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Our open days are an ideal opportunity for you to meet our friendly, knowledgeable staff and find out about all of our courses.

If the dates advertised aren't convenient, please get in touch, we will happily arrange a chat on the phone or video call with one of our lecturing staff. Call 01397 874000 or email

We can help with course options, how you'll study, how to apply, funding, student support and more.