Information for international students

UWS is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 150 of universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings). In addition, in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, 90 percent of research at University of the West of Scotland was classed as world-leading, internationally excellent, or recognised internationally. And, with UWS being crowned Higher Educational Institution of the Year 2022 (The Herald Higher Education Awards) there's no better time to find out why you should choose UWS for your studies.


Alumnus, Alan Jenkins visits our Ayr Campus to find out what has changed since his time at UWS and what it is like to study at the University today.

UWS London campus class

English Language Courses

We offer three intensive courses which enable students to meet English language entry requirements for university study at UWS or elsewhere.

View our English Language Courses