• During an open day for prospective students and their families and friends our student ambassadors share their experience of studying marine science at SAMS UHI
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    Open Days at SAMS UHI


When: Friday 28th October, 1.30pm to 4pm 

Where: SAMS, Dunbeg, Oban, PA37 1QA


An afternoon of campus tours and demonstrations and a chance for prospective students to learn more about studying marine science at SAMS.

This event is ideal for those considering applying to our BSc (Hons) Marine Science programme, for 2023 intake and beyond.

Are you ready to sea the world differently and get inspired for a career in marine science?

Visit the #UniversityOnTheBeach! Sign up for our Open Day and enjoy an afternoon of tours, talks and demonstrations at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), a partner of UHI

Check out our teaching labs, lecture rooms, canteen, our seaview balcony and more. Learn from staff and students what our programme could mean for your future and the future of our oceans. Staff and students will be on hand to answer questions and chat to you about studying marine science here at SAMS. 

Make a day or a weekend of it!

SAMS' Ocean Explorer Centre (on-site), shop and café* will also be open to visitors too where you can find out more about SAMS' mission to work for healthy oceans and the vital marine science research work we do. Visit Dunstaffnage Castle next door and find a hidden ruin chapel in the woods. Take a walk around the Dunstaffnage headland and discover stunning pebble beach coves and see what marine life you can find on our rocky shores.

SAMS UHI is one of the top places in the world to study marine science. We've celebrated a 100% student satisfaction score three years on a row in the National Student Survey. UHI is also 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for earth and marine sciences subjects in the #GuardianUniversityGuide 2022.

*Centre open 10am to 4pm, cafe and shop open 9am to 2.30pm. 


Want to speak to us directly?

Contact: Polly Crooks, SAMS UHI Student Services and Course Advice

Email: admissions@sams.ac.uk | Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm

Other useful links:

BSc (Hons) Marine Science - SAMS UHI 2021