Merger Background


UHI Shetland was established on 1st August 2021 through the merger of the NAFC Marine Centre UHI, Shetland College UHI and Train Shetland to create a single new tertiary-education college for Shetland.

A Shadow Board of Management including representatives from all three organisations was established in 2019 to oversee the merger process. The Shadow Board was replaced by a Transition Board on 15th July 2020 and the Transition Board became the Board of Management of UHI Shetland on completion of the merger process.

The case for the merger was laid out in the Merger Business Case document.

Papers from meetings of the Shadow Board and Transition Board (excluding confidential items) are available here.