Easy going and friendly with a deep sense of community entrenched in everyday life, Lerwick is a great place to be a student.
Whatever your interests there are so many opportunities here, if you keep an open mind to the weather and are prepared to get out there and enjoy living the island life.
The spectacular scenery and impressive landscapes mean that there is an abundance of wildlife and outdoor leisure activities on offer. Steeped in natural beauty with access to world renowned archaeological sites, you really will be spoilt for choice.
You could find yourself kayaking, sailing, diving, mountain biking, bird watching, walking, or immersing yourself in the rich music culture. Annual festivals celebrate the very best of Shetland and will provide you with some unforgettable experiences and memories.
Regular sporting fixtures, triathlons, marathons, sailing regattas and charity events which engage the whole community – all capture the indomitable Shetland spirit.
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