As many of our graduates and friends celebrate the Chinese New Year with their families, MSc Waste Management graduate Fei Guo reflects on his time leaving home in China to study in Paisley at University of the West of Scotland.
UWS alumni news and stories blog
Emma McKinnon, who studied Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at University of the West of Scotland’s Paisley Campus, is helping to provide vital support for women after creating an online support group for new parents as part of her role with an Inverclyde counselling organisation.
David Hammond, Technology Transformation Architect – Open Hybrid Cloud at IBM, reflects on his hugely successful career at IBM and his continuing relationship with Paisley and the University.
UWS accounting graduates Danielle Biggins and Shannon McDonald tell us about making the leap into being their own boss just before lockdown in 2020.
University of the West of Scotland MBA graduate Priscila Gutierrez tells us how Yoga is helping her deal with daily pressures.
Politics and Social Policy graduate Jamie Kinlochan has received a British Empire Medal for services to vulnerable people in Scotland during the initial COVID-19 response as part of his role with charity Who Cares? Scotland.
A disinfectant spray made from water has been developed in a collaboration between UWS, Finland-based EOD Europe and Scottish clean technology company, Novus Cleantech.
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Ian Young, who graduated from the University’s Paisley Campus in 2011, has created a flythrough of what Paisley’s Town Centre would have looked like in 1900.
UWS partnership project with Thales and CENSIS named Times Higher Education knowledge exchange / transfer initiative of the year.
A new BBC wildlife documentary series narrated by Ewan McGregor has offered fantastic career opportunities for two talented University of the West of Scotland (UWS) alumni.
UWS lecturer Jane Tobias gives her 7 top tips to be healthier while working at home.
University of the West of Scotland Songwriting graduate Yvonne Lyon talks about her latest album Growing Wild, a stunning collection of timeless songs, arguably her finest to date.
The Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice’s (ASCPP) ground-breaking work to improve the lives of those living with dementia is being celebrated with the launch of its latest annual celebration report. The report showcases...
Alumnus Graeme Gordon has become Master of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants (WCCAEW) in England and Wales. The title is the greatest honour for a member of any Livery Company within the ancient...
Join University of the West of Scotland (UWS) alumni and sports professionals at the top of their game at a new lunchtime webinar series to get an athletes’ perspective and insight into elite coaching.
Paralympic RaceRunner and sport coaching graduate Kayleigh Haggo’s superb performance at a Scottish Athletics Open event has been ratified by CPISRA as a new World Record.
Commercial music graduate Matt Hickman talks about growing up as person of colour in Ayrshire and why he feels Black History Month is important to celebrate.
BSc (Honours) Sport Coaching graduate Chloe Simpson has urged girls and young women to keep on running to improve their mental health and confidence.
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