UHI granted degree awarding powers

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The UHI Millennium Institute has recently been granted degree awarding powers by the Privy Council. This is a key step towards gaining a full university title.  Previously degrees from the UHI were validated by the Open University and the change gives the Institute more flexibility in developing new courses. UHI Millennium Institute have a full press release on their site. Congratulations UHI!!!

[I must admit I missed this story when it first came out (I blame my parents, they live in the UHI heartland, I’m surprised they never mentioned it :-)].