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,...
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UWS graduate and Olympian Kirsty Gilmour has announced a social enterprise venture “to give something back to badminton”.
We are delighted to annnounce that UWS graduate Paola Obbia has been selected as a finalist for the Professional Achievement Award in the EU region at the Study UK Alumni Awards 2021.
As many of our graduates and friends celebrate the Chinese New Year with their families, MSc Waste Management graduate Fei Guo reflects on his time leaving home in China to study in Paisley at University of the West of Scotland.
Emma McKinnon, who studied Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley Campus, is helping to provide vital support for women after creating an online support group for new parents as part of her role with an Inverclyde counselling organisation.
David Hammond, Technology Transformation Architect – Open Hybrid Cloud at IBM, reflects on his hugely successful career at IBM and his continuing relationship with Paisley and the University.
UWS accounting graduates Danielle Biggins and Shannon McDonald tell us about making the leap into being their own boss just before lockdown in 2020.
Politics and Social Policy graduate Jamie Kinlochan has received a British Empire Medal for services to vulnerable people in Scotland during the initial COVID-19 response as part of his role with charity Who Cares? Scotland.
University of the West of Scotland is conducting an online survey to help shape our alumni communications, events and services in 2021 and beyond and we would love your feedback.
Ian Young, who graduated from the University’s Paisley Campus in 2011, has created a flythrough of what Paisley’s Town Centre would have looked like in 1900.
UWS lecturer Jane Tobias gives her 7 top tips to be healthier while working at home.
University of the West of Scotland Songwriting graduate Yvonne Lyon talks about her latest album Growing Wild, a stunning collection of timeless songs, arguably her finest to date.
The Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice’s (ASCPP) ground-breaking work to improve the lives of those living with dementia is being celebrated with the launch of its latest annual celebration report. The report showcases...
Alumnus Graeme Gordon has become Master of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants (WCCAEW) in England and Wales. The title is the greatest honour for a member of any Livery Company within the ancient...
Join University of the West of Scotland (UWS) alumni and sports professionals at the top of their game at a new lunchtime webinar series to get an athletes’ perspective and insight into elite coaching.
Paralympic RaceRunner and sport coaching graduate Kayleigh Haggo’s superb performance at a Scottish Athletics Open event has been ratified by CPISRA as a new World Record.
Commercial music graduate Matt Hickman talks about growing up as person of colour in Ayrshire and why he feels Black History Month is important to celebrate.
BSc (Honours) Sport Coaching graduate Chloe Simpson has urged girls and young women to keep on running to improve their mental health and confidence.
Are you, or someone you know, a graduate with a degree or abovefrom the last 15 years, living outside the UK and making an impact where you live?
Table Tennis star and UWS graduate Martin Perry talks about his career so far, getting back to training and his podcast series PerryPOD, interviewing well known names in sport including Paralympic Champion Will Bayley.