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UWS & Saudi Arabia

University of the West of Scotland has established links with Saudi Arabia and we currently have over 20 students from Saudi Arabia studying a range of courses, including Business, Computing, Engineering and Science.

With an extensive catalogue of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes designed to meet the demands of research and industry, the University continues to offer a wide range of opportunities to Saudi applicants.

South-East Asian Community Posing for Pictures at UWS | University of the West of Scotland

Saudi Arabian Community at UWS

There is an established community of Saudi students at UWS who play an active role in many of the University’s social societies and sports clubs. This means that as a student at UWS, you will have the opportunity to meet people from your home country as well as making new friends from Scotland and other parts of the world.

Our Paisley Campus is just 10 minutes from Glasgow, which is one of Europe’s most diverse cities and includes a large Muslim population. The city is home to twelve mosques and a wide range of Halal butchers and shops. Furthermore, UWS has its own Muslim Society which represents and caters for Muslim students on campus.

Entry & English Language Requirements

Our Admissions team are familiar with the Saudi Arabian education system and qualifications. If you have any questions about your application to study at UWS, please contact our Admissions team on: internationaladmissions@uws.ac.uk.

If it isn’t your first language, you will need to have a good command of English to get the best results from your studies with us. All non-native English speakers are required to meet the English language criteria specified by the University.

View our English Language Requirements

How to apply

We are keen to provide as much information as possible that will help you in making your application to UWS. Below are specific notes depending on whether you are applying for one of our Bachelor (BA, BAcc, BD, BEng, BSc) degrees, Master (MA, MBA, MEd, MSc) degrees or Research (MRes, MPhil, PhD) degrees.

Applying for our Bachelor degrees

If you are applying from a non-EU/EEA country for entry to one of UWS's undergraduate degree courses, and have not applied already via UCAS, or have not applied to another UK university, then you may apply through our online application system.

International candidates applying through one of our recognised partners or agents for a full-time undergraduate degree course at UWS can also apply using our online application system.

To make the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible, we've compiled a step-by-step guide to applying to study at undergraduate level at UWS. Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read this to make sure you have everything you need and that you understand the process.

Applying for our Master degrees

Applying to study a postgraduate taught course at University of the West of Scotland is a simple process through our online application system.

To make the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible, we've compiled a step-by-step guide to applying for a postgraduate taught course at UWS. Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read this to make sure you have everything you need and that you understand the process.

Applying for our Research degrees

Applying to undertake a postgraduate research degree at University of the West of Scotland

is a simple process through our online application system. To make the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible, we've compiled a step-by-step guide to applying for a postgraduate research degree at UWS. Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read this to make sure you have everything you need and that you understand the process.

UWS in Saudi Arabia

We are keen to meet with students from around the world who are interested in studying at UWS. Our international team and official representatives can provide information and advice on a one-to-one basis, helping you to make informed decisions on your studies.

The University has a global network of official representatives who can provide information, advice and support in choosing your university and making an application.

Students graduating from UWS London campus

UWS Alumni

There are over 40 UWS alumni working in Saudi Arabia for companies such as:

  • Saudi Aramco
  • Halliburton
  • Advanced Electronics Company

UWS Representatives in Saudi Arabia

We are keen to meet with students from around the world who are interested in studying at UWS. Our international team and official representatives can provide information and advice on a one-to-one basis, helping you to make informed decisions on your studies.

The University has a global network of official representatives who can provide information, advice and support in choosing your university and making an application.

We have the following approved representatives in Saudi Arabia:

UWS official representatives based in Saudi Arabia (A-Z)

A2Z Management

Office No 1, 1st floor, Unit 3, Al Andalus Centre, Olaya Street, Al Wurud District, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

email: support@a2zmgt.com

Telephone: +966 11 419 7662

 

Business Consulting and Support Services (BCSS) Group

PO Box 92683. Riyadh 11663, Saudi Arabia

email: luaymehdi@hotmail.co.uk

Telephone: +966 546 488 616

 

Sindibad Education Consultancy

3551 Northern Ring Road, Almaseef District, Riyadh, 11673 KSA

email: ayman@sindibad-sa.com

Telephone: +966 11 494 0444

 

THG Educational Consultants

THG Building, Al Ahsa StreetNear to Saudi Franci Bank, Malaz, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

email: thg.educationalconsultants@gmail.com

Telephone: +966-598162240

UWS official representatives based in UK (A-Z)

Atlantis Consultancy and Trading Limited

168 Clare Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 6 RX

email: atlantis.education@gmail.com

Telephone: +44 29 20 40 4207

 

Edutrust Training UK Ltd

104 Harley Street, London, W1G 7JD

email: info@edutrust.co.uk

Telephone: +44 0 207 164 6809

 

Global for Education & Training

Suite 115, Southbank House, Black Prince Road, London, SE1 7SJ

email: info@gfet.co.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 203 002 3668

 

GMC Studies (Global Marketing Consultancy Limited)

Unit 1, St Georges Business Centre, St Georges Square, Portsmouth PO1 3EY

email: info@gmc-studies.com

Telephone: +023 931 901 50

 

Innovative Study Links

122 Dads wood, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1JL, UK

email: info@innovativelinks.co.uk

Telephone: 0203 290 7972

 

Knowledge Well Limited

102 Refectory Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1 RF

email: uni@knowledgewell.co.uk

Telephone: 0124 534 5797

 

Scorp Group Ltd

2 Universal Square, Devonshire Street, North Manchester, M12 6JH

email: riaz@scorp.co

Telephone: +44 (0) 333 344 1532

 

Synergy Solutions Private Limited

Suite 105, Citigate, 246-250 Romford Road, London E7 9HZ, UK

email: info@synergysltd.com

Telephone: +44 (20) 3583 6805

 

UK Dreams Limited

Office 2.3, 133 Creek Road, London, SE8 3BU, UK

email: info@ukdreamslimited.com

Telephone: +44 (0) 203 239 5910

 

Visa World Solutions

36 Alie Street, London, E1 8DA

email: jashim@visaworldsolutions.com

Telephone: 0207 488 3428

Meet us in Saudi Arabia

As well as being able to chat to one of our official representatives in India throughout the year, our international team regularly travels overseas to meet students and to attend exhibitions and events. If you are interested in meeting one of our representatives to learn more about studying at University of the West of Scotland, please email international@uws.ac.uk.

Last updated: 11/01/2018