School of Engineering and Computing


UWS link-up with GSS advancing thin film technologies

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is working with Glasgow-based Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS), utilising the company’s capabilities in epitaxial thin film technology, originally developed for low power consumption gas sensors, for possible use in future gravitational wave observatories. UWS, in conju


January 2015 Information Sessions

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 4:00 PM - Thursday, 15 January 2015 7:00 PM

Paisley Campus Tues 13, Ayr Campus Wed 14, Dumfries Campus Wed 14, Hamilton Campus Thur 15 January 2015. Find out more about our part-time and postgraduate courses starting in February 2015 at our information sessions taking place across our 4 campuses.

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

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