Holiday Toolkit


UHI North, West, and Hebrides will be closed for the Easter long weekend on Friday, March 29th, and Monday, April 1st. This closure applies to all staff and students.

For academic staff and students, the holiday period will be from Friday, March 29th, 2024, to Friday, April 12th, 2024, inclusive. During this time, student services teams, including admissions, support, fees, and funding, will remain available throughout the holidays, except on Friday, March 29th, and Monday, April 1st.

You will find a range of useful organisations and services that are available to students over the holidays on our Cost of Living Support page including food banks, mental health support, and financial support.

Emergency/urgent help

If you're in immediate danger or hurting yourself or others:

  • Go directly to the Accident & Emergency (A&E) department of your local hospital to get help
  • Call 999 to request an ambulance if you are unable to reach the hospital yourself

If you're feeling distressed and need urgent support:

  • Contact your GP surgery to request an emergency appointment
  • NHS 24's 111 service is here to provide urgent care advice and mental health support day or night. NHS 24 Information about the Coronavirus Mobile Testing Unit can be found on the NHS Highland Facebook page