Following HRH Queen Elizabeth’s State Funeral on 19 September 2022, alumni tell us about meeting the Queen to receive awards.
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“My advice for aspiring women entrepreneurs is to identify what you are good at and turn your passion into business.” Dr Jesca Mhoja Nkwabi
Professor Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir and Tom Caira, from the School of Computing Engineering and Physical Sciences, received accolades at the inaugural Scottish Association of Minority Ethnic Educators Recognition and Appreciation Awards.
The Study UK Alumni Awards 2022-23 will celebrate the inspirational individuals – entrepreneurs, community leaders, business people and artists – making incredible contributions around the world. Sounds like you or someone you know?
The University is seeking members of Court who will be effective non-executives helping the University achieve its ambitious aims, and providing strong governance.
Biology graduate Graeme Gordon is undertaking an incredible feat to complete a million metres on the rowing machine for charity.
John Sisk & Son has recently appointed Civil Engineering graduate Ajaz Shafi as Chief Operating officer of its business in the UK.
Former Social Science Academic and Honorary Senior Research Fellow Dr Sandy Hobbs, has been awarded the Linda Dégh Lifetime Achievement Award 2022.
A number of University of the West of Scotland (UWS) alumni will be heading to Birmingham representing Team Scotland at the 2022 Commonwealth games. Two time Olympian, alumna and Badminton ace Kirsty Gilmour, has...
Congratulations to BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology graduate Thomas Cole, who has been awarded a prestigious TIGA Graduate of the Year accolade in the category Computer Games Technology.
Three leading national figures were awarded honorary degrees at University of the West of Scotland’s summer graduations at Paisley Abbey.
Commonwealth Games boxing medal hopeful and UWS graduate Stephen Newns is aiming to graduate to top of the podium at Commonwealth Games.
Four promising young musicians have been awarded the UWS Paolo Nutini Songwriting Scholarship for the first time ever.
Acclaimed entrepreneur Yekemi Otaru has been officially installed as University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) Chancellor as part of a special ceremony at Paisley Abbey.
University of the West of Scotland graduate Stuart Naismith has been announced as a winner in the Primary Science Teacher Awards 2021/22.
UWS Business Information Technology graduate Gavin Tweedie gives back to the university by supporting the 2022 Research Festival.
Business graduate Councillor Lorraine Cameron has become the first person to hold the position of Provost of Renfrewshire for back-to-back terms.
What a few weeks it’s been for former UWS student and football star Erin Cuthbert! After picking up her 50th cap for Scotland, Erin has went on to win the League and cup with Chelsea.
Congratulations to UWS Broadcast Journalism graduate and A Place in the Sun presenter Jean Johansson who has been crowned Celebrity Mastermind champion.
UWS graduate and former Love & Money keyboard player Paul McGeechan is lining up a super-gig with stars of the Scottish music scene to take place in Glasgow.
UWS Politics and Sociology graduate Meghan Gallacher MSP has been appointed as the Scottish Conservative Party’s new Deputy Leader.