UWS one of Scotland’s most dynamic universities
University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has 4 campuses in the west of Scotland, with the largest located in Paisley close to Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city. It also has a campus in the UK capital, London. UWS is one of Scotland’s most modern, inclusive, dynamic and international universities and is ranked in the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years of age in The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017.
Strong links with China
The university’s links with China are long-standing – over 15 years in many cases – and include articulation partnerships with 37 Chinese institutions including Beijing Union University, Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology, and Ningbo University.
Studying at UWS
The university’s cutting edge courses and intelligent teaching are designed with commercial, industrial and professional partners to ensure that students leave with the skills that will get them ahead in their future careers.
A wide range of career-focused Bachelors, Masters and research degrees are offered across the following UWS Schools
- Business & Enterprise
- Engineering & Computing
- Health, Nursing & Midwifery
- Media, Culture & Society
- Science & Sport
Research at UWS
UWS is committed to building a research culture and research environment of the highest quality and developing partnerships that ensure the research has real-world applications.
The university’s research is grouped into three key themes – health, society and sustainability with particular speciality in Alzheimers and dementia, civil engineering and construction engineering and advanced thin film technologies.