School of Engineering and Computing


UWS a Partner in the Get into Engineering Development Scheme

Two UWS Engineering and Computing Students celebrated with pupils from Trinity High School and Stonelaw High School in Rutherglen on the completion of a 10 week Get into Engineering project.


Open Studios Ayrshire

Saturday, 25 April 2015 9:00 AM - Sunday, 26 April 2015 5:00 PM

For the second year running UWS Digital Art are taking part in Open Studios Ayrshire, an event encompassing over 80 locations all over Ayrshire and showcasing a multitude of Art and Artists- we will be exhibiting prints, paintings, digital artworks and sculpture in the Art Studio, level 3 of Ayr Campus. 2015-

  • 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.



  • Engineering and Computing Office

    University of the West of Scotland
    PA1 2BE
    Tel: 0141 848 3330
    Fax: 0141 848 3542