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Shetland UHI, SC050701
Registered charity from 20 January 2021
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressShetland UHI
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeZE1 0PX
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitehttps://www.shetland.uhi.ac.uk/
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Companies Househttps://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
6. The company's objects are: 6.1. To advance education, and primarily further and higher education (in keeping with the Further & Higher Education Scotland Acts 1992 and 2005) of people within the Shetland Islands ("the Operating Area") and elsewhere, and the provision of training in skills of all kinds (particularly such skills as will assist the participants in obtaining paid employment) and all industries, including all aspects of the Shetland Fishing Industry, marine and coastal industries; 6.2. The advancement of education by fostering links with Scotland, the UK and international learners, researchers and education providers to further the objects of the Shetland UHI Ltd to increase individual and collective knowledge and understanding, skills and expertise; 6.3. To carry out and promote research relevant to industry, community development, the protection and sustainability of marine and coastal environments, arts, heritage and culture; and to make evidence available to educate, provide training and promote best practice; 6.4. To promote, protect, conserve, rehabilitate and improve the marine and coastal environment, including all animal and plant life, in the Shetland Islands and elsewhere; 6.5. To prevent and relieve poverty, and in particular, among residents of the Operating Area and other areas of Scotland, the UK and internationally, by facilitating accessible learning opportunities and imparting skills, and life skills, which enable learners to secure employment and contribute to their community; 6.6. To relieve unemployment for the public benefit in such ways as may be thought fit, including assistance to find employment; 6.7. To advance citizenship and community development (including through the promotion of trade and commerce), wellbeing, inclusion, citizenship and community development; 6.8. To advance the arts, heritage and culture; of all aspects of island and sea-going life; 6.9. To promote, establish, operate and/or support other similar schemes and projects which further charitable purposes; 6.10. To act as an Academic Partner with UHI as Regional Strategic Body; and 6.11. To collaborate with public bodies and other academic partners of UHI, to advance and support services, strategies, plans and projects to meet the needs of the Shetland Islands population and environment.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 31 Jan 2024
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
Constitutional Form Date: 20 Jan 2021
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Wider, but within one local authority area
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Shetland Islands
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the prevention or relief of poverty","the advancement of education","the advancement of citizenship or community development","the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science","the advancement of environmental protection or improvement","any other purpose that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to any of the preceding purposes"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "No specific group, or for the benefit of the community"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activity undertaken: "It carries out activities or services itself"
Notes: Previous name Shetland UHI Ltd 20/01/2021 - 18/11/2021
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Jul 2021 £0 £0 29 Apr 2022 Yes
31 Jul 2022 £6,871,000 £8,734,000 28 Apr 2023 Yes Published accounts can be found on the Companies House website
31 Jul 2023 No Annual Information due by 30 Apr 2024
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