Yekemi Otaru, an inspirational entrepreneur, has been named University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) Chancellor-elect.
UWS alumni news and stories blog
UWS alumni Kirsty Gilmour and Callum Hawkins will both be representing Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics.
UWS engineering graduate Isla Mackenzie is hoping to fulfil her dream of being a racing driver by entering the 2021 Formula Woman competition.
International Women in Engineering Day is on 23 June, we hear from STEM Ambassador and UWS graduate Amanda Shaw about her journey into engineering.
Broadcast production graduate, Ailsa Kane, is documenting Scotland’s Euro 2020 campaign as Lead Video Producer for the Scottish Football Association (SFA).
Joash Almeda, who performs under the name Babylung, studied on the Commercial Music programme at UWS Ayr Campus and composed Betrayal for a class project in his final year.
2001 graduate Erin Stewart, who previously served as Catawiki’s Vice President of People, has been appointed as BUX’s Head of People and Culture.
Social Enterprise Champion and alumnus develops free course to support wellbeing, health and resilience
A free course offering participants useful, hands-on support for wellbeing, health and resilience has been developed by alumnus Paul McColgan.
A unique sea shanty paying tribute to Scotland’s midwives has been released to raise funds for the UWS Student Midwife Scholarship Fund.
We look back to the 1973 graduation ceremony in Paisley and ask staff and alumni of their memories of the day when Prince Philip conferred degrees at Paisley College of Technology.
UWS civil engineering graduate James Haluch has been appointed as Managing Director at Breedon Group.
UWS Sport graduate David Fallon has been appointed as Head of Development at scottishathletics, the National Governing Body for Athletics in Scotland.
Commercial Music graduate Scott Kirkwood, who discovered Scotland’s Lewis Capaldi has teamed up with University of the West of Scotland (UWS) to support promising new music projects.
A University of the West of Scotland graduate, who now runs his own fitness venture after shedding an incredible 12 stone, is gathering a huge following on Tik Tok with his no nonsense views on fad diets and straight talking on how to lose weight safely.
Graduate Carol Burt-Wilson tells us how her studies at College and University prepared her for building an award-winning charity tackling hate crime and led to her being awarded an MBE.
Civil Engineering graduate Gayle Boyd tells us about her experiences at UWS and her role with Balfour Beatty following graduation.
University of the West of Scotland computer animation graduate Ian Young has been using his digital skills and virtual reality to bring long forgotten buildings back to life. Following the recreation of Paisley’s Town...
Business Economics graduate appointed as a lay governor to University Court.
University of the West of Scotland graduate Steven Sweeney has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer at Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan).
Music graduate Ross Sloan, tells us about his new business venture, Songplistic, with the aim of making the music industry more accessible to everyone.
University of the West of Scotland alumnus Graeme Thompson was recently interviewed as part of IDG Connect’s CIO Spotlight series, where IT leaders discuss their background and where they see the industry developing. Graeme,...