The Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) is a document that records and evidences your experience with University of the West of Scotland.
It combines information on your programme of study with details of your module results and information on any additional activities such as volunteering, campaigning, mentoring or playing sports.
You will receive your HEAR transcript after graduation and the document serves as evidence to support information you may include in a job application or in a CV.
The HEAR can be shared with employers to demonstrate the skills and experience you gained at UWS and allows you to connect your university experience with employability. You can use it to help you demonstrate your skills when applying for jobs or further study. A HEAR is issued to undergraduate students receiving a full degree award.
Find out more on the HEAR website.
UWS Achievement Awards (HEAR)
UWS Achievement Awards are awarded to students who take part in additional activities at UWS. The activities must be in addition to your studies. There is a range of different activities that can lead to recognition as a UWS Achievement Award. Students can take part in:
- Student Representation
- Active Student plus many more
You can see the full list below.
UWS offers certified academic statements in a digital format to download and share, at any time using the secure CORE platform.
Upon completion you will receive access to the following digital statements:
- Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR)
- Graduation Parchment (Coming Soon)
What are the benefits of digital academic statements?
Digitary CORE allows you to access your certified documents 24/7 and view them in high definition exactly as they appear on paper. You can share your official statements online with interested parties, such as professional accreditation organisations and other educational institutions.
When sharing online, you can:
- control who can access your document(s) and for how long
- view who accessed your documents and when
- shut-off access to any document, at any time.
- Application processes (both study and professional accreditation) are also increasingly moving into the digital realm. Using Digitary CORE, you will be able to provide a hyperlink (URL) with any electronic application rather than attaching scanned documents or sending originals.
Adding Activities to your HEAR
Activities listed below are added to your HEAR by UWS staff once you participate in them. If you have questions, check with the leader of the award programme to ensure they are submitting details for your HEAR record.
You can also self-register any HEAR award missing or which does not have a UWS staff member responsible for them. Use the Register for the Award form here.
Activities that are currently recognised on the HEAR