Climate Commitment

As one of the signatories of the Universities and Colleges Climate Commitment for Scotland (UCCCfS), we are committed to addressing the challenges of climate change and to investigating ways in which we can reduce CO2 emissions.

The college is a member of Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges (EAUC).


HISA and Sustainability

HISA's Student Partnership Agreement focusses on environmental issues across the Highlands and Islands Region. 


Shetland Students' Green Team

Here at Shetland College UHI along with NAFC Marine Centre UHI, we have student society Shetland Students' Green Team who formed in 2019. 

The Shetland Students' Green Team is affiliated to Highlands and Islands Student Association.

The aims and objectives of the society are:

Aim: To raise awareness of environmental sustainability in and around the Shetland UHI campuses and to aid them in becoming more eco-friendly. 

Furthermore, the Society may

  • Organise meetings and lectures, training courses and events
  • Build up equipment
  • Collaborate with individuals, organisations and similar groups. 

For more information, please visit the society's Facebook Page or read our Student Life section. The Shetland Students Green Team email address is imminent but until it is activated, please email SCTalkBox if you are interested in joining. 

Below: Students and staff from Shetland College UHI, NAFC Marine Centre UHI and Train Shetland taking part in the Shetland Amenity Trust's "Da Voar Redd Up" which is an annual spring litter pick in April 2019. 

Clearing the beach of nets, plastics etc