Yekemi Otaru, an inspirational entrepreneur, has been named University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) Chancellor-elect.
Alumni making the news and UWS in the news
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.
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”.
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.
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.
A disinfectant spray made from water has been developed in a collaboration between UWS, Finland-based EOD Europe and Scottish clean technology company, Novus Cleantech.