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Assignation of Argyll College to the Regional Strategic Body

Consultation on the proposed assignation of Argyll College to the Regional Strategic Body for the Highlands and Islands, the University of Highlands and Islands (UHI).


Section 2: Background On Argyll College

2.1 The College is one of the smaller colleges in Scotland, providing tertiary education to meet the needs of learners, communities and businesses across one of the most geographically fragmented areas of Scotland. Its sixteen sites cover a population of approximately 88,000 people.

2.2 A study into local skills needs was commissioned by the local authority, Highlands and Island Enterprise, Skills Development Scotland and UHI. The report placed the College at the centre of the development of the region.

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