A warm welcome to the UWS alumni family to our summer class of 2021! The summer 2021 graduation ceremonies took place between Friday 20 and Thursday 26 August, celebrating the achievements of students across...
Alumni making the news and UWS in the news
Angela Noon, University of the West of Scotland graduate and CFO & Executive Director of Siemens UK, has been appointed as the chair of the Skills and Productivity Board.
Yekemi Otaru, an inspirational entrepreneur, has been named University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) Chancellor-elect.
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.
Graduate and current masters student Bethan Lang has received a top prize in a prestigious national competition.
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.
A unique sea shanty paying tribute to Scotland’s midwives has been released to raise funds for the UWS Student Midwife Scholarship Fund.
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.
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,...
As we celebrate World Book Day we speak to a UWS midwifery graduate who runs her own company, Born This Way Hypnobirthing, and has launched a book highlighting the effectiveness of the technique.
UWS graduate and Olympian Kirsty Gilmour has announced a social enterprise venture “to give something back to badminton”.