Eleven students were awarded prizes at the NAFC Marine Centre UHI’s annual prize-giving ceremony on Tuesday.
Shetland College UHI is especially delighted that it achieved the highest percentage in Scotland (81.6%) of full-time further education students who completed their courses successfully in 2015-16. This compares with the national success rate of 65.5%.
Shetland is much bigger than many people realise, and would stretch from Cambridge to the channel coast.
Most major Scottish fish stocks have increased in size in recent years, while levels of exploitation have fallen significantly.
Students can now complete NAFC's fish welfare training course without attending college by studying the new e-learning version of the course online.
Happy New Year from all at the NAFC Marine Centre
Merry Christmas from the NAFC Marine Centre
The NAFC Marine Centre UHI has received approval for a ground-breaking new professional development programme in Aquaculture Management; the first of its kind in the UK for the aquaculture industry.
The NAFC Marine Centre UHI in Shetland has published a new report on fish landings from the United Kingdom’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) by fishing boats of other European Union member states.
More fish were landed in Shetland in 2015 than in all of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and one third of all the fish and shellfish caught in British waters were caught around Shetland.
A rare albino - or 'golden' - haddock was landed at the Lerwick fish market yesterday.
Safety books issued to merchant navy officer cadets at NAFC Marine Centre UHI.
The NAFC Marine Centre UHI has launched an online e-learning course in Fish Farm Containment allowing students to complete the course without attending college.
European Union fishing boats caught more than half of the fish landed from the United Kingdom’s Exclusive Economic Zone in recent years, and seven times more than UK boats caught elsewhere in EU waters.
Art students from Shetland College UHI visited the NAFC Marine Centre UHI this week to seek inspiration for their art work.
NAFC Marine Centre UHI were delighted to catch up with deck cadet Steven MacLeod today on board Northlink Ferry Hrossey to present him with the NAFC UHI Student of the Year award for 2016.
The NAFC Marine Centre UHI is launching a new HND course for Merchant Navy officers wishing to progress to Chief Mate's rank.
NAFC Marine Centre UHI staff attended an event at the Scottish Parliament earlier this week to celebrate modern apprenticeships in aquaculture.
The NAFC Marine Centre UHI has published an education pack to encourage school children to explore their local sea shore by discovering what seaweeds grow there and how they can be a useful resource for art, food and biofuels.
Former NAFC cadet Glenn Tonner has received an 'Outstanding Achievement' award from the Marine Society and Middlesex University on completion of an Honours degree at the university.