School of Engineering and Computing



Following on from the success of the first AniJam event, the School of Engineering and Computing staged its second Animation and Games Jam over the weekend of 6th-8th of November on the Paisley Campus. Twenty seven students took part in the event. The students were expected to produce a game or animation in 48 hour


Creating the future

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 9:30 AM - Wednesday, 16 December 2015 12:15 PM

Creating the future - an event for S1-S6 female school students focusing on science, technology, engineering and maths. December 16, 2015, 9.30am-12.15pm, UWS Paisley Campus

  • We are one of the leading players in computing and IT, with extensive expertise in research and development and collaborative working relationships with multinational companies such as IBM. 

    If you want to influence the future of the modern world our engineering programmes are a great step to building a strong career. With over 100 years’ of experience in training engineers, we offer vocationally-relevant, professionally recognised courses. 

    You’ll put your skills to the test in our industry-standard facilities and have opportunities for practical training and placement at home or abroad to give you a practical insight into industry, while enhancing your career prospects.

    The School offers a diverse range of career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate courses, which benefit from the School’s strong industrial links.


    • Our Civil Engineering course came top in the UK for academic support – National Student Survey 2014.
    • Our Chemical Engineering course is listed as a top ranking course in Scotland – National Student Survey.
    • 90% of Computing Science and 100% of Music Technology graduates in work or further study six months after graduating - HESA performance indicator 2014.
    • We have been delivering applied engineering courses for over 100 years.