UWS Politics and Sociology graduate Meghan Gallacher MSP has been appointed as the Scottish Conservative Party’s new Deputy Leader.
Profiles of former students and graduates of the institution.
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.
Sunday Mail News Editor and UWS alumnus Craig Robertson tells us about his time studying at the then Bell College (now UWS Lanarkshire Campus) and his career in Journalism.
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.
In the first of our spotlights on UWS staff, Professor John Struthers reflects on his 43 year career at the University.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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...
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.
We talk to Amazonian and business and management graduate (2001) Louise Lavaroni about her time stuyding in Paisley and her tips for new graduates.
We catch-up with UWS alumnus Michael Gallacher on how continuing his studies at postgraduate level at UWS led to his appointment as Women and Girls’ Performance Analyst at Rangers Football Club.
UWS graduate Gordon Mackintosh delivered a talk about his career that’s taken him from University in Paisley to California, on Thursday 19 September 2019. Brought up in Paisley, Gordon did an undergraduate degree in...
Lanarkshire-born businessman and UWS alumnus Dr Les Hutchison shares the international aspects of his career with other UWS alumni
Graduate and paralympian Aileen Neilson has received an Honorary Doctorate from UWS at its graduation ceremony on Tuesday 26 June 2018 at the Town House, Hamilton. The Strathaven-born primary school teacher, graduated from the...
Business and Management graduate Gurjit is an entrepreneur with a keen interest in philanthropy and developing social venture capital firms. An avid TED fan, Gurjit acquired the licence for TEDxGlasgow in 2012, bringing together a team of volunteers to form an organisation that is now one of the most established TEDx events in the UK and Europe