Lews Castle College

Lews Castle College

Lews Castle College ( _gd. Colaisde a' Chaisteil) is a further and higher education college in the Western Isles of Scotland. The main campus is in the grounds of Lews Castle, Stornoway. The College also has two learning centres in Benbecula and Barra. The College is a member of the UHI Millennium Institute

The College opened in 1953, its first principal was Colonel John Macsween. It was originally run by the local authority. In 1993, the College became an independent entity under the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992. The Lews Castle was originally used as accommodation for the students, but it is currently needing renovation.

The College has a subsidiary company, Lews Castle College (Trading) Limited, which provides Gaelic translation services [http://www.lews.uhi.ac.uk/about/fosglan/] .

External links

* [http://www.lews.uhi.ac.uk Lews Castle College]

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