Industrial Action


Strike action is planned by EIS-FELA for the following dates:  

  • Monday 20th May 2024
  • Thursday 23rd May 2024
  • Tuesday 28th May 2024
  • Thursday 30th May 2024
  • Friday 31st May 2024
  • Monday 3rd June 2024
  • Tuesday 4th June 2024
  • Wednesday 5th June 2024
  • Friday 7th June 2024
  • Tuesday 11th June 2024
  • Wednesday 12th June 2024
  • Thursday 13th June 2024
  • Friday 14th June 2024
  • Monday 17th June 2024
  • Wednesday 19th June 2024
  • Thursday 20th June 2024
  • Friday 21st June 2024
  • Monday 24th June 2024
  • Tuesday 25th June 2024
  • Thursday 27th June 2024
  • Friday 28th June 2024

We are expecting many classes to be affected.   

Unless advised otherwise by your lecturer, all scheduled remote or in person classes will be cancelled on these dates. We anticipate that our school partnership students will attend campus as normal.   

The college will remain open.  The library times for each campus are as follows:

  Lerwick Scalloway
Monday 20th May 9-5pm Closed
Thursday 23rd May 9-5pm Closed
Tuesday 28th May 9-5pm Closed
Thursday 30th May 9-5pm Closed
Friday 31st May 9-4pm 2-4pm
Monday 3rd June 9-5pm Closed
Tuesday 4th June 9-5pm 10-4pm
Wednesday 5th June 9-5pm 9-1pm
Friday 7th June 9-4pm Closed
Tuesday 11th June  9-5pm 2-5pm
Wednesday 12th June 9-5pm Closed
Thursday 13th June 9-5pm Closed
Friday 14th June 9-4pm 9-4pm
Monday 17th June 9-5pm Closed
Wednesday 19th June 9-5pm Closed
Thursday 20th June 9-5pm Closed
Friday 21st June 9-4pm Closed
Monday 24th June  9-5pm Closed
Tuesday 25th June 9-5pm Closed
Thursday 27th June  9-5pm Closed
Friday 28th June 9-4pm 2-4pm

Study spaces with computer access and quiet study spaces will be made available for students who wish to be on campus.   

Student support services will be available both remotely and on campus.   

We also have a wide range of resources, guidance, and services which can be accessed online, including 24/7 mental health support through Spectrum.Life. You can use Spectrum-life by calling  0800 031 8227/What’s App 00353 87 369 0010. There is also a chat function if you follow the link Spectrum-life.   

Should you wish to spend some time working on development for your career pathway, we would recommend the UHI Careers Page:  

Essential Student Skills resources to help prepare for assessments can be accessed from  

If you would like to find out more about the ongoing EIS-FELA industrial action you can read more here.