Join LCC UHI for a series of free classes at Stornoway Library where our expert staff will be on hand to deliver practical classes, advice and support that can allow you to experiment and discover your new career.

With classes including Canotype printing, fashion design, healthcare careers, 3D printing, and Gaelic language sessions there is something for everyone.

You can book you place, try out a new skill and find out about courses available at the college that could lead to a whole new direction for you and your career.

Places are free but limited and can be booked be emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

24th Sept – Healthcare Careers  - from mental health to social care and nursing, healthcare is the largest employment sector in Scotland – find out how you can start or develop your career in care.

22th October – Gaelic – an introductory language class for beginners or those looking to improve their conversational skills.

29th Oct - Art & Design – Canotype Printing Class – join artist and Lecturer Rosie Blake who will be showing you how to create your own canotype images.

12th November – Engineering – 3d Printing Class – join our engineering team and try your hand at 3D printing

26th Nov – Intro to Fashion Design – have you ever wanted to create your own designs? Join Fashion designer and lecturer Netty Sopata for this introductory session

Lews Castle College Maritime Department will be offering the following Short Courses, at the Stornoway Campus from September 2021.

All one day classes run on Fridays, from 0900, to 1700.

Sea Survival/Personal Survival Techniques (£110) –01st Oct, 10th Dec, 7th Jan

STCW Elementary First Aid(EFA) (£110) –22nd Oct, 21st Jan
(The three day “First Aid at Work” is available on request.)

RYA SRC / VHF (£150) – 08th Oct, 12th Nov, 17th Dec, 14th Jan

Personal Safety, and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) (£100) – 24th Sep, 19th Nov, 21st Jan

Arrangements can be made for additional courses, for group bookings of 6, or more, as and when demand dictates.

For additional details please contact:
Iain Angus Macaulay: Tel- 01851770287, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Alistair Macleod: Tel-01851770284, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lews Castle College: Tel – 01851770000


The Uist Virtual Archaeology Project is delighted to launch its brand-new App, Uist Unearthed. Created and led by archaeologists from Lews Castle College UHI and supported by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, the project aims to encourage communities and visitors to download the app and explore seven of Uist’s most significant archaeological sites.

From well-preserved Neolithic burial tombs to one of the largest Viking trading posts in Scotland, Uist is home to hundreds of spectacular archaeological sites. Offering Access courses through to postgraduate degrees, Lews Castle College UHI presents an amazing opportunity to study these diverse and internationally significant locations in stunning landscapes with leading experts.