Commercial music graduate Audrey Tait will be replacing Paul Thomson as the drummer of Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand.
Category: Alumni Stories
Debut author and Media; Theory and Production graduate (2002) Ed Whitfield tells us about his novel Murder by the Bottle, set in Cornwall.
A graduate from has gifted £10,000 for a scholarship to support BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering students.
UWS Journalism graduate Robert Blair is preparing to launch a new biweekly music magazine Frequency.
UWS sport graduate Anton McElhone has been appointed as Head of Sports Science at Celtic FC.
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.
UWS engineering graduate Isla Mackenzie is hoping to fulfil her dream of being a racing driver by entering the 2021 Formula Woman competition.
International Women in Engineering Day is on 23 June, we hear from STEM Ambassador and UWS graduate Amanda Shaw about her journey into engineering.
Graduate and current masters student Bethan Lang has received a top prize in a prestigious national competition.
Broadcast production graduate, Ailsa Kane, is documenting Scotland’s Euro 2020 campaign as Lead Video Producer for the Scottish Football Association (SFA).
Joash Almeda, who performs under the name Babylung, studied on the Commercial Music programme at UWS Ayr Campus and composed Betrayal for a class project in his final year.
2001 graduate Erin Stewart, who previously served as Catawiki’s Vice President of People, has been appointed as BUX’s Head of People and Culture.
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.
UWS Civil Engineering graduate Nicola Turner tells us why she chose UWS to study and how her course prepared her for once in a lifetime construction projects.
We look back to the 1973 graduation ceremony in Paisley and ask staff and alumni of their memories of the day when Prince Philip conferred degrees at Paisley College of Technology.
Commercial Music graduate Scott Kirkwood, who discovered Scotland’s Lewis Capaldi has teamed up with University of the West of Scotland (UWS) to support promising new music projects.
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.
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.
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.