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Across our four campuses in the West of Scotland - in Paisley, Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Ayr - and our campus in London enjoy access to a wide range of social, leisure and academic facilities to make the most of your time at UWS.

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Research

UWS research work has a tangible, early and positive effect. The innovative technologies we are developing are helping to shape society in Scotland and throughout the world.

In the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework) each of our submissions were ranked as international or as world-leading. 

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Business

UWS offers a wide range of commercialisation, consultancy and development opportunities. From specialist expertise and talent, to access to high-quality equipment and facilities, we can benefit commercial businesses, public services and third sector organisations.

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about UWS students offered free breakfasts

Friday 23-09-2022

UWS students offered free breakfasts

UWS has announced it will be giving students free breakfasts to help them fuel up for their studies.

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about Eco-friendly textile project boosted

Tuesday 13-09-2022

Eco-friendly textile project boosted

A project that could improve sustainability in the clothing industry has been boosted.

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about Cost-of-living crisis explored by renowed expert

Tuesday 13-09-2022

Cost-of-living crisis explored by renowed expert

Navigating the cost-of-living crisis will be in the spotlight at the launch of a series of public lectures tomorrow.

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about World Record for teen's charity mountain race

Wednesday 07-09-2022

World Record for teen's charity mountain race

A teenage fundraiser has been awarded a Guinness World Record for smashing a charity Mount Kilimanjaro race in memory of his football coach.

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about Paralympian inspires new sports students

Wednesday 07-09-2022

Paralympian inspires new sports students

Paralympian Scott Meenagh has inspired the next generation of sports professionals as part of University of the West of Scotland’s vibrant programme of Freshers Week activities.

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about Commitment to diversity and inclusion recognised

Tuesday 06-09-2022

Commitment to diversity and inclusion recognised

Two academics from University of the West of Scotland (UWS) have received national recognition for their outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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