UWS alumni news and stories blog
This month we paid a fond farewell to UWS Accounting Lecturer Angela Dunlop who has taken early retirement, and will be greatly missed by staff and students alike. Angela shared her thoughts on her time at the University.
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.
Launched on Better Breakfast Day (26 September) – the initiative will see the University offer students breakfast twice a week, from 8.30am to 9.30am.
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
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.