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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 Top UK innovation experts gather at UWS

Monday 20-06-2022

Top UK innovation experts gather at UWS

Leading UK innovation figures gathered at University of the West of Scotland (UWS) to further develop links between academia and industry.

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about Mock trial marks landmark 'snail in bottle' case

Monday 20-06-2022

Mock trial marks landmark 'snail in bottle' case

A major mock trial has taken place at UWS to mark the 90th anniversary of a world famous Scottish court case that shaped modern consumer law.

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about £21m Digital Dairy Chain opens

Thursday 09-06-2022

£21m Digital Dairy Chain opens

A £21 million digital dairy project – involving University of the West of Scotland (UWS) – which aims to decarbonise the dairy industry and create 600 new jobs, officially launched this week.

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about Largest study into online sperm donation underway

Wednesday 08-06-2022

Largest study into online sperm donation underway

The largest-ever study into unregulated online sperm donation is being supported by University of the West of Scotland academics.

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about Technology could revolutionise fashion industry

Monday 06-06-2022

Technology could revolutionise fashion industry

An eco-friendly technology that effectively sanitises clothing could help protect the environment by dramatically slashing waste.

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about UWS wins Higher Education Institution of the Year

Wednesday 01-06-2022

UWS wins Higher Education Institution of the Year

University of the West of Scotland has been crowned Higher Educational Institution of the Year at The Herald Higher Education Awards

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