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    Leading surgeon to present inaugural lecture on whether diabetes can be surgically cured

    Professor Majid Ali, Honorary Professor of UWS, is delivering an inaugural lecture at the University’s Paisley Campus on Monday 1 September 2014, 5pm.
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    European students benefit from summer study at UWS

    Over 70 students from across several European countries have benefited from undertaking summer study at University of the West of Scotland.

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    Launch of two new accounting conversion courses announced

    This September will see University of the West of Scotland launch two new postgraduate courses, aimed at those who wish to build a career in accounting. The courses, MSc Financial Accounting and MSc Management Accounting , have both been developed in close consultation with the accounting profession.

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    Get smart with new postgraduate computer networking Masters

    UWS is launching its new MSc in Smart Networks with a limited number of full tuition fee scholarships available. The course, which will begin this September, will seek to build upon students’ networking and computing expertise and focus on the latest and emerging smart networking technologies.
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    Rising elderly population prompts new Later Life Studies MSc

    University of the West of Scotland is launching its new MSc in Later Life Studies which has been developed in response to the continued rise in the number of older people. The course, which gets underway in September, has been designed to deliver high-quality services and interventions for older people.
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    Get set for success at UWS with innovative new MBA scholarships

    To celebrate Scotland hosting the Commonwealth Games, University of the West of Scotland is offering a limited number of scholarships for its Master of Business Administration (MBA). From September, the MBA will be available to study on a part-time and full-time basis at the university’s Hamilton Campus.

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    Serious About Sport - September 4

    Thursday 4 September 12.30-4pm, UWS Paisley Campus
    UWS students and staff are invited to join record-breaking, long-distance cyclist Mark Beaumont and members of Team UWS for an afternoon packed with information and events on student sports at UWS.
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    August 2014 Information Sessions

    Find out more about our part-time and postgraduate courses starting in September 2014 at our information sessions taking place across our 4 campuses: Paisley - Tuesday 26 August, Ayr - Wednesday 27 August, Hamilton - Thursday 28 August, Dumfries - Wednesday 3 September.

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    Can Diabetes be Surgically Cured? Professor Majid Ali Inaugural Lecture

    1 September 2014 17:00, UWS Paisley Campus
    As lead bariatric consultant surgeon for NHS Ayrshire and Arran and with a wealth of experience specialising in the field of type II diabetes, Professor Majid Ali will be presenting his inaugural lecture.
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    Honeycomb - Creative Works Networking Event

    Thursday 21 August 2014 6pm, UWS Ayr Campus
    Event for creative professionals to obtain info on a programme of masterclasses, short courses, and seed funding to help support your business developing digital content for film, broadcast, animation, computer gaming, interactive media or music technologies.
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    Scottish Dementia Research Consortium - August Symposium

    Tuesday 26 August 2014 9:30am, UWS Hamilton Campus
    The Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice at UWS is hosting the above symposium and would like to extend a warm welcome to members, and aspiring members, of the Scottish Dementia Research Consortium (SDRC).
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    Seminar by Professor John Curtice

    31 July 2014, 6-8pm, Lighthouse, Glasgow
    The University in partnership with The Health and Social Care Academy of the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (ALLIANCE) is delighted to invite you to a seminar by Professor John Curtice.



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