School of Engineering and Computing


UWS hosting STEM subject event for Renfrewshire school pupils

Female school pupils from throughout Renfrewshire will get the chance to discover more about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects at an event at UWS on Thursday 2 June 2016.


UWS Working in the Computing and Creative Technologies conference 2016

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 9:20 AM - Wednesday, 16 March 2016 4:40 PM

The UWS Working in the Computing and Creative Technologies Conference is a one-day event on Wednesday, 16th March, 2016 running from 0920-1640 at the UWS Paisley campus. WICCT 2016 is aimed at Computing and Creative Technology students, graduates and companies. The conference url is: https://uwscreativetechnologies

  • 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.

  • UWS Research Studentships 2016

    UWS Funded Studentships are now available for application; the next start date for funded studentships is the 1st October 2016. Check the school listings in the Graduate School section of the website for a full list of studentships available this year. Please note the closing date for applications for all Studentships (bar one) is 15 May 2016.

    To be eligible for all UWS funded studentships you must be a Home/EU student. Non-EU students can apply, but will not receive the stipend and will be required to pay fees.