UHI Millennium Institute-Shetland Collegehttp://www.shetland.uhi.ac.uk/
Based in Shetland, Shetland College offers a range of further education and higher education courses, on a wide range of subjects that include accounting, business and management, and information technology. The college also runs a New Directions program, which is aimed at people who have little or no basic qualifications. The course is open to a wide range of people including the disabled, people who are unsure about their future options, or who would like a change of pace. The course is free and assistance with childcare and travel expense is also available.
Shetland College has a number of research opportunities as well, for eligible students. The college provides a number of facilities for student use, which includes access to the library. The library has a number of individual study stations, computer and internet access, printing, and photocopying facilities as well as access to a number of texts and research material. The college also has a number of IT resources, which include video conferencing, data projectors, and virtual learning environments.
Shetland College also has a number of student support services, which include aid for students who are disabled or have special needs. Financial aid is available for eligible students as well as childcare facilities for those with young children. Guidance is also available for students, who require advice on personal matters or issues relating to careers and higher education. All students are given a personal advisor to help them with both academic and other issues.
UHI Millennium Institute-Shetland College
Gremista, ZE1 0PX, Lerwick
Tel: 01595 771000, Fax: 01595 771001