Congratulations to UWS Broadcast Journalism graduate and A Place in the Sun presenter Jean Johansson who has been crowned Celebrity Mastermind champion.
UWS alumni news and stories blog
UWS graduate and former Love & Money keyboard player Paul McGeechan is lining up a super-gig with stars of the Scottish music scene to take place in Glasgow.
UWS Politics and Sociology graduate Meghan Gallacher MSP has been appointed as the Scottish Conservative Party’s new Deputy Leader.
Alan Jenkins, news reporter at 5 News and University of the West of Scotland (UWS) Broadcast Journalism graduate, recently visited UWS Ayr campus to speak to students and see the support and services on offer.
It’s over 40 years since alumnus George Glasgow received the Amundsen Trophy whilst studying at the University, but having returned to the UK recently from the US, George pencilled in a visit to UWS Paisley Campus to get that photograph he didn’t have.
Raith Rovers FC has appointed University of the West of Scotland Journalism graduate Chris Dodds as the club’s Digital and Media Executive.
The University was delighted to welcome over 1,300 graduates from 2020, 2021 and 2022 to UWS Paisley campus to celebrate their academic achievements with family and friends.
It is with sadness we share the news that former UWS Principal, Professor Richard Shaw, CBE, passed away on 10 March 2022.
Over 40 years since graduating from University of the West of Scotland, Social Studies graduate Evelyn Laurie tells us about her time studying in Paisley and embarking on her “fifth career” as a singer songwriter.
UWS Science graduate Mandy Smith, Learning Academy Coordinator at Merck Life Science UK, tells us how the Mentoring Scheme helped her as a student.
The premiere of international hit TV show Outlander has been boosted by starring roles for University of the West of Scotland (UWS) students and alumni – who staged live performances of the drama’s famous opening credits.
30 years ago this month the merger of Paisley College of Technology and Craigie College of Education was announced. We take a look back at the history of Craigie College which became the Faculty of Education.
We find out about alumnus Neil Harrow’s globetrotting career as a coach and the recent tournament title win with Troy University Women’s basketball team.
We chat with Natalie Tirant, Head of Partner Propositions, Payments at Barclaycard about her time at UWS and advice for recent graduates.
A collaboration with Helia Photonics, whose CEO is alumnus Caspar Clark, is set to revolutionise the manufacturing of key components, used in a range of applications.
Two former students who met while studying at Paisley College of Technology (now UWS) have recently celebrated 28 years of marriage. Little did Jonathan and Jacqueline Reid know that when they chose to study...
11 February is the International Day of Women & Girls in Science. Recent biomedical science graduate Emily tells us about her time studying at UWS and graduating in a pandemic.
UWS Journalism graduates Laura Alderman and Brandon Cook have been nominated in the Young Journalist category for the RTS Scotland Awards.
Alumnus and lecturer Dr Allan Moore, reflects on his time at the University of Paisley as a student and University of the West of Scotland as an academic.
UWS Broadcast Production graduate Daniella Gualtieri was chosen to present a special BBC Radio 1 show over Christmas.
UWS alumna and lecturer Dr Evi Viza talks about a project she, her students, the local community and local schools, created to share kindness.