• Serving west and south-west of Scotland

    UWS incorporates four distinctive campuses situated in the west and south-west of Scotland: Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley; each town has its own individual character, architecture and social-scene. Whether you choose an urban or rural environment, our four campuses offer you a gateway to the best that the West of Scotland has to offer and an unparalleled educational experience.

    Travelling to Ayr Leaflet

    Travelling to Dumfries Leaflet

    Travelling to Hamilton Leaflet

    Travelling to Paisley Leaflet

    UWS in London

    UWS has opened a new campus in the heart of London. The campus is only 15 minutes' walk from Tower Bridge and is a delivery hub for Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees in Business and Health.

    Find out more about the UWS London Campus here.

  • Ayr

    Exciting, Refreshing, Different 

    The bustling Burns' town Ayr has become increasingly student focused, offering a wide variety of venues for socialising and entertainment.


    Picturesque, Friendly, Forward-thinking

    Enjoy all the facilities experienced by city students, but on a smaller scale.


    Vibrant, Historical, Thriving 

    A combination of town and country, there’s lots to see and do in Scotland’s 5th largest town.


    Urban, Contemporary, Dynamic

    Scotland’s largest town, Paisley combines history and heritage with modern, contemporary facilities. Only 10 minutes from Glasgow.

  • Downloads

    UWS operates a smoke-free policy on its campuses in Ayr, Hamilton, and Paisley. The smoke-free policy covers campus buildings, students residences and student association premises. For more information download the Smoke-free Policy and Procedure (pdf)

    Ayr Campus Awards

    Guardian University Awards 2013 - Runner up