About University of the West of  Scotland

University of the West of Scotland is one of the country’s largest modern universities, and aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond.

The university provides relevant, high quality, inclusive higher education and innovative and useful research.

Why University of the West of Scotland

UWS has a distinctive and important regional role, with four campuses across the west and south-west of Scotland: Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley.

To help extend their international reach, appeal and objectives we have recently opened our fifth campus in London which will act as a dynamic delivery hub for international students to study Bachelor, Masters or Doctorates in Business or Health disciplines.

UWS is an international university with over 1400 international students drawn from more than 70 countries across the globe, and we work with over 100 international partners.

Across the campuses the university

Offer a wide range of academic, social and sporting facilities and deliver a range of taught courses, Postgraduate Diplomas & Masters and research degrees.


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Locations and Addresses:

Paisley, Hamilton, Dumfries, Ayr and London, United Kingdom: High St, Paisley PA1 2BE, United Kingdom
Founded in: Origins dating back to 1897
Establishment: University
Institution type: Public University
Total number of students: 14,730 (2014/15).
Type of accommodation: Off campus and on campus
Contact WhatsApp: (+44) 7956253150

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