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University of the West of Scotland Ayr campus is hosting an exciting open day on Thursday 3 October from 4pm – 7pm, giving prospective students the opportunity to see first-hand why UWS is the top-ranked young university in Scotland*.

UWS is encouraging potential students and interested members of the community to come along to the event, which will give them chance to immerse themselves in university life and discover all the opportunities available to study at the cutting-edge and modern Ayr campus.

The open day will include engaging talks and presentations by inspiring academics from a range of UWS’ schools, as well as the chance to tour a range of dynamic, technology-rich teaching and social spaces, which highlight the University’s innovative approach to higher education and student-centred learning.

Throughout the event, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the high-quality courses on offer at the Ayr campus, which include Childhood Studies, Nursing, Commercial Music, Filmmaking & Screen Writing and Education, which is ranked number one in the UK in the Guardian University Guide for 2019.

In a first for Scotland, UWS offers free gym memberships to students of its gym facilities throughout their studies. The open day is a perfect chance to view the gym at the Ayr campus and discover all the opportunities available to participate in sport at the University.

Academics and current students will also be on-hand to provide information and answer questions, including the practical placement and study abroad opportunities, as well as highlighting the range of funding options and award-winning student support services available. 

Marcus Ross, Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Development, Marketing, Recruitment and Engagement at UWS, said: “We’re thoroughly looking forward to our Ayr campus open day and encourage as many people as possible to come along. We want to give prospective students a unique open day experience they won’t forget and allow the University’s various schools to display their amazing work in an engaging way."

“We hope the open day will give attendees an exciting glimpse into life as a UWS Ayr student. The state-of-the art campus truly is a dynamic place to study and socialise, and we encourage students to come along and see for themselves."
Marcus Ross - Executive Director, UWS

"With demonstrations, tours and the opportunity to chat to other students and staff, it’s an event not to be missed.”

The Ayr open day takes place at the UWS Ayr campus, University Avenue, Ayr, KA8 0SX. To register, simply click here.