Dr Rashmi Mantri has received an award for her entrepreneurial journey and achievements in the field of business. She is a computer scientist-turned entrepreneur.
Category: Alumni Stories
Memories and stories from graduates of the University recalling their experiences.
Sport graduates Amy McDonald (Rangers WFC) and David Baird (SFA) returned recently to UWS Lanarkshire Campus to deliver a talk about women and girls’ participation in football.
Human Resources Management graduates have been sharing their experience with the current crop of HRM students in a session which took place on paisley Campus recently.
UWS alumna and academic Dr Hayley McEwan has been celebrating a range of sporting successes recently, following competing at the European and Scottish Triathlon Championships. Hayley, who completed her PhD at UWS Lanarkshire Campus...
An independent film festival founded by a UWS alumnus has celebrated its fourth year in Paisley. The festival which took place over a weekend in October is designed to shine a light on filmmakers who don’t have the budget to compete with funded productions.
UWS journalism students were joined recently by alumni to introduce them to the real world of deadline driven news and features.
Following HRH Queen Elizabeth’s State Funeral on 19 September 2022, alumni tell us about meeting the Queen to receive awards.
“My advice for aspiring women entrepreneurs is to identify what you are good at and turn your passion into business.” Dr Jesca Mhoja Nkwabi
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.
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.
Commonwealth Games boxing medal hopeful and UWS graduate Stephen Newns is aiming to graduate to top of the podium at Commonwealth Games.
Congratulations to UWS Broadcast Journalism graduate and A Place in the Sun presenter Jean Johansson who has been crowned Celebrity Mastermind champion.
UWS Politics and Sociology graduate Meghan Gallacher MSP has been appointed as the Scottish Conservative Party’s new Deputy Leader.
Making a career change can be a daunting prospect but alumna Constance Farrell found the transition from being a nurse to studying the MSc Advanced Computing an easy one.
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.
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.
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.
We chat with Natalie Tirant, Head of Partner Propositions, Payments at Barclaycard about her time at UWS and advice for recent graduates.