Get in touch with Shetland College UHI
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Shetland College UHI
The information on this page was last updated on 3 September 2018.
The details of support available can change, so before you apply it's best to speak to the named contact to check exactly what they offer.
At Shetland College UHI we offer courses that range from skills for work and National Certificates all the way up to postgraduate and research courses; so whichever course you may be after, we want to make sure that you receive all the support that you need.
That's why we have a dedicated team of support staff such as learning support, guidance, counselling and student engagement. We want to make sure that your time with us is a positive experience, and that you feel you have been supported towards reaching your full potential.
So whatever you may need help with, we will make sure that we can support you, and if we can't help in-house then we will try to bring in someone who can.
Your education is important to us and we want to help you unleash your full potential. So come and speak to us!
Support we offer?
- A named contact
- Outreach sessions or activities
- Pre-application help
- Guidance for offer holders
- A web page for care leavers
- Careers advice and support after graduation
Accommodation we offer?
- A place to live all year round
- If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year
Funding support we offer?
- Specific funding that's just for care leavers
- Additional funding available (such as bursaries and grants)
- Support for students seeking asylum
- Support for those with discretionary leave to remain
- Financial advice
Shetland College UHI is based in the Shetland Isles, we are a student-centred institution and we are dedicated to making student lives better.
We have discretionary funds which are available for all students to apply to. We offer support with our discretionary fund applications, so if there is something you do not understand, please get in touch and we would be more than happy to help!
If you would just like some advice and support with budgeting and financial spending, then we can help with that too.
If you have any questions, please let us know. We want to hear from you!