John Sisk & Son has recently appointed Civil Engineering graduate Ajaz Shafi as Chief Operating officer of its business in the UK.
Author: Ewan O'Brien
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...
Commonwealth Games boxing medal hopeful and UWS graduate Stephen Newns is aiming to graduate to top of the podium at Commonwealth Games.
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.
Alan Jenkins, news reporter at 5 News and University of the West of Scotland (UWS) Broadcast Journalism graduate, recently visited UWS Ayr campus to speak to students and see the support and services on offer.
It’s over 40 years since alumnus George Glasgow received the Amundsen Trophy whilst studying at the University, but having returned to the UK recently from the US, George pencilled in a visit to UWS Paisley Campus to get that photograph he didn’t have.
Raith Rovers FC has appointed University of the West of Scotland Journalism graduate Chris Dodds as the club’s Digital and Media Executive.
The University was delighted to welcome over 1,300 graduates from 2020, 2021 and 2022 to UWS Paisley campus to celebrate their academic achievements with family and friends.
It is with sadness we share the news that former UWS Principal, Professor Richard Shaw, CBE, passed away on 10 March 2022.
Over 40 years since graduating from University of the West of Scotland, Social Studies graduate Evelyn Laurie tells us about her time studying in Paisley and embarking on her “fifth career” as a singer songwriter.
UWS Science graduate Mandy Smith, Learning Academy Coordinator at Merck Life Science UK, tells us how the Mentoring Scheme helped her as a student.
The premiere of international hit TV show Outlander has been boosted by starring roles for University of the West of Scotland (UWS) students and alumni – who staged live performances of the drama’s famous opening credits.
30 years ago this month the merger of Paisley College of Technology and Craigie College of Education was announced. We take a look back at the history of Craigie College which became the Faculty of Education.
We find out about alumnus Neil Harrow’s globetrotting career as a coach and the recent tournament title win with Troy University Women’s basketball team.