Making a Difference
University of the West of Scotland aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the west of Scotland and beyond.
UWS is ranked by Times Higher Education in their 2018 World University Rankings as being in the top 3% of universities worldwide, and features in the top 150 of their Young University World Rankings.
The Times/The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 ranks us as a top 100 UK university and as the highest in Scotland for both teaching quality and student experience in the following areas:
- Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, General Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
- Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism
Physics & Astronomy is also ranked as highest in Scotland for teaching quality.