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...
UWS alumni news and stories blog
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).
We asked UWS journalism alumni from newsrooms across the UK to share their top tips on how to become a broadcast journalist and here’s what they had to say.
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.
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.
University of the West of Scotland MBA graduate Priscila Gutierrez tells us how Yoga is helping her deal with daily pressures.
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.
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 partnership project with Thales and CENSIS named Times Higher Education knowledge exchange / transfer initiative of the year.
A new BBC wildlife documentary series narrated by Ewan McGregor has offered fantastic career opportunities for two talented University of the West of Scotland (UWS) alumni.