An International University
UWS is a truly international university with origins dating back to 1897. Our degrees will give you a global outlook and prepare you for the best international opportunities available.
UWS was recognised by Times Higher Education as being ranked in the 501-600 category of their 2018 World University Rankings, putting us in the top 3% of universities worldwide. In 2017, Times Higher Education also ranked UWS as being in the world's top 200 universities under 50 years of age.
We have forged links with educational institutions all over Europe and beyond - including our partnership network in China. We work in collaboration with these institutions to provide international exchange opportunities for students, ranging from the year-long Erasmus+ programme with our partner institutions in Europe to joint Masters courses with institutions around the world.
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UWS is a vibrant modern university with five campuses in the United Kingdom. We have four campuses in the south-west of Scotland:
plus, our campus in:
We have over 3000 international students from countries which represent 1/3 of the globe. We also have 130 European partners and are actively involved in global study and exchange options through the Commonwealth universities programmes.
We offer 32 study abroad Erasmus + countries for eligible UWS students and have over 20 transnational education partners worldwide which helps us deliver UWS Bachelors and Masters degrees across the globe.
Find your course of interest from our career-focused undergraduate, postgraduate (taught) and post-experience options.