University compelled to rethink ‘integration’ plans

UHI will propose new ways to evolve in a challenging financial climate

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The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) prompted concern among staff and students earlier this year when it announced plans to “integrate” a number of its colleges. Now, UHI has been forced to rethink those plans.

The university, which brings together 13 colleges and research organisations, had wanted to create an “integrated” institution led by four colleges, with other academic partners “welcome to join to any degree at any stage”.

The aim was to improve governance standards and tackle financial challenges brought about by tightening budgets as well as the return of national ...

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