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University Life

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 Students enlisted to develop major musical

2 days ago

Students enlisted to develop major musical

A major new musical – by Ozzy Osbourne’s former keyboard player and an internationally acclaimed crime writer – has benefited from pre-launch support from UWS students.

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about UWS globally recognised in national assessment

Thursday 12-05-2022

UWS globally recognised in national assessment

Ninety percent of research at University of the West of Scotland is world-leading, internationally excellent, or recognised internationally, according to a national assessment.

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about Super-gig to showcase Scottish music stars

Monday 09-05-2022

Super-gig to showcase Scottish music stars

A super-gig featuring Scottish music scene stars is being lined up by University of the West of Scotland staff and students.

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about UWS celebrates IDM2022

Thursday 05-05-2022

UWS celebrates IDM2022

Midwifery students, staff and guests gathered at UWS’s Lanarkshire campus on Thursday 5 May to celebrate the International Day of the Midwife.

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about UWS leads the way in decent work & economic growth

Friday 29-04-2022

UWS leads the way in decent work & economic growth

UWS is Scotland’s leading university for its impact on decent work and economic growth, according to a global higher education league table.

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about Graduate success at major television awards

Thursday 28-04-2022

Graduate success at major television awards

Nathan Clark and Sam Ruddy both won prizes at the RTS Scotland awards.

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