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UWS & USA

We are delighted to welcome students from the USA to study with us. The University is growing in popularity amongst students from the USA, who are recognising the quality of our degree programmes.

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 North American applicants.

 

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

American Community at UWS

There is an established community of American 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.

Happy students graduating from UWS London campus

UWS Alumni in America

There are currently over 700 UWS alumni working in the United States for companies such as:

  • IBM
  • Apple
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Schlumberger
  • Oracle
  • Philips
  • GE Oil and Gas
  • Caterpillar Inc.

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 Representatives for the USA

We work with two educational representatives in the UK who can assist with your enquiries.

UWS official representatives based in UK (A-Z)

LondonHelp4u

28A Queensway, London, W2 3RX

email: info@londonhelp4u.co.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 2076368500

 

Study First Group (UK Study)

Unit 4, Gordon Mews, Gordon Close, Portslade, Brighton, BN41 1HU

email: soroush@ukstudy.com

Telephone: 012737 25577

Meet us in North America

As well as being able to chat to one of our official representatives in North America 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