Support for you

Across our four campuses in the West of Scotland - in Paisley, Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Ayr - and our campus in London enjoy access to a wide range of social, leisure and academic facilities to make the most of your time at UWS

Free gym memberships for our students

At UWS we recognise the transformative power of physical activity and sport in enabling health and wellbeing. As part of this commitment we offer FREE gym memberships to all of our students and staff at our UWS operated facilities.

Free gym membership

Funding Support

Find everything you need to know about how much it will cost to study at UWS, as well as information on the funding that may be available to help you meet these costs and help support your living costs during your studies.

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Staying in University accommodation during your studies is a great way to meet new people, make new friends and gain some independence with the reassurance that our Residence Life team are always onsite for help and support.

Living at UWS

Why UWS?

Why UWS? Well, in 2023, UWS was officially recognised in the top 300 universities worldwide as assessed against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UWS was recognised as the 2nd most impactful university in Scotland, and joint 25th globally, for 'reducing inequalities' (UN...

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