Welcome to West Highland College UHI

We are delighted you have chosen to join us here on the NC Computing & Digital Media Courses.


Lewis will be your main point of contact and will teach your classes, you can contact him at lewis.sturrock.whc@uhi.ac.uk (It's a good idea to save this now)

Lewis will be uploading lot's of helpful videos to his YouTube channel



This is your timetable, you have a short break at 10:45 and a longer one for lunch at 12:30. Classes are on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Some of you will learn in person and some of you will connect over the internet.


This is a combined class and includes students who are studying level 5, as well as students who are studying level 6.

You will be studying

Semester 1

  1. Computing: Computer Hardware and Systems
  2. Digital Media: Still Images
  3. Computing: Website Design Graphics
  4. Digital Media: Audio Editing
  5. Digital Media: Video Editing
  6. Information literacy
  7. Social Media Literacy
  8. Network Literacy

Semester 2

  1. Animation Fundamentals
  2. 3D Modelling and Animation: An Introduction
  3. Computer Games: Media Assets
  4. Computer Games: Design
  5. Computing: Applications Development
  6. Computing: Project


If you are studying from one of ours centres or from home - then you will need to connect using Cisco Webex Teams


By default you will use your college email to login, this is your student number followed by @uhi.ac.uk

Unless you change your password, then it will be your date of birth in a 6 digit format, i.e. 110101