With over 120 years of experience, UWS offers a wide range of career-focused, industrially-relevant degree programmes. UWS is one of the UK’s most innovative modern universities, and with more than one century of academic experience and expertise, our courses prepare you for the real-world. The stories below are inspirational stories of just some of our amazing students and show how UWS has changed their lives, and can change yours.
When homecare worker Lynn Greenlees decided to start going to her local gym, she never imagined it would reignite her passion for exercise, and help kickstart a new career.
Student Peter Cartwright had been exposed to the issue of mental health from a young age and decided this was the profession for him.
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science graduate Kirsty McCallum is carrying out PhD research to find out why chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Louise Jackson was working full-time before many of her peers had even finished their training after completing the accredited BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science.
Franklin wanted to combine his interest in biology with his fascination for forensics. This led him to UWS, and its unique BSc (Hons) course in Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation.
It might seem like a big leap from the world of computer games to banking, but it was a natural step for UWS Computer Games Technology graduate William Taylor.Read William's Story
University of the West of Scotland’s Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) in Engineering Design & Manufacture is aiding Katy Beckett to progress her career at Bray Controls (UK) Ltd in Renfrewshire.Read Katy's Story
UWS graduate Jack Sloss turned his teenage fascination with bridges and buildings into a successful career as a civil engineer.Read Jack's Story
University of the West of Scotland’s Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) in IT: Software Development has helped Radoslaw Lewandowski to advance his career at Arnold Clark.Arnold Clark employee benefits from UWS Graduate Apprenticeship
Thanks to University of the West of Scotland’s Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) in Civil Engineering a school leaver is getting the chance to start a career in the civil engineering sector.Engineering success thanks to the UWS Graduate Apprenticeship Programme
Glasgow filmmaker, Chris Bogle benefited from studying University of the West of Scotland’s popular MA Filmmaking programme, recently being selected to participate in Scottish Film Talent Network’s 2019/20 Scottish Shorts programme.Bringing success into focus
Harvey Gardner has always dreamt of a career in the film industry and with the help of University of the West of Scotland’s MA Filmmaking programme he hopes to make this dream a reality.Student says action to a career in the film industry
French filmmaker, Aislinn Belot benefited from undertaking University of the West of Scotland’s popular MA Filmmaking programme.French filmmaker benefits from UWS Masters degree
Find your course of interest from our career-focused undergraduate, postgraduate (taught) and post-experience options.