IT & Digital Services

  • Contact Information, Technology & Digital Services (ITDS)

    Telephone: 0141 848 3999
    Ayr: 4.022
    Dumfries: Dudgeon House E1.4
    Hamilton: A212
    Paisley: Library level 3
    Hours: 08:45-21:00 (Mon-Thu), 08:45-16:30 (Fri)

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  • Get Microsoft Office 365 for Free

    Yes, it's true. As a UWS student (or member of staff) you are eligible to install Office 365 Education for free on up to five devices. You are also entitled to 1TB of free cloud storage on OneDrive. So, go on get access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access* and Publisher* plus additional learning and collaboration tools; simply go to the Microsoft Office webpage and log-in with your UWS details to start.

    * only available on PC access; not on mobile or smartphones.
  • Information, Technology & Digital Services (ITDS) cover a wide range of areas such as your student email, virtual learning environment (VLE), wireless access and your home drive.

    The ITDS Helpdesk is your first point of contact if you experience any problems.

    Please refer to our factsheets for getting started with all things IT.

    ITDS Getting Started Fact Sheet

    ITDS Our Systems Fact Sheet

    If you have any comments or suggestions regarding the services provided or require further information please e-mail