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.
UWS alumni news and stories blog
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.
UWS civil engineering graduate James Haluch has been appointed as Managing Director at Breedon Group.
UWS Sport graduate David Fallon has been appointed as Head of Development at scottishathletics, the National Governing Body for Athletics in Scotland.
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.
Civil Engineering graduate Gayle Boyd tells us about her experiences at UWS and her role with Balfour Beatty following graduation.
University of the West of Scotland computer animation graduate Ian Young has been using his digital skills and virtual reality to bring long forgotten buildings back to life. Following the recreation of Paisley’s Town...
Business Economics graduate appointed as a lay governor to University Court.
University of the West of Scotland graduate Steven Sweeney has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer at Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan).
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.
Music graduate Ross Sloan, tells us about his new business venture, Songplistic, with the aim of making the music industry more accessible to everyone.
University of the West of Scotland alumnus Graeme Thompson was recently interviewed as part of IDG Connect’s CIO Spotlight series, where IT leaders discuss their background and where they see the industry developing. Graeme,...
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.
UWS graduate and Olympian Kirsty Gilmour has announced a social enterprise venture “to give something back to badminton”.
We are delighted to annnounce that UWS graduate Paola Obbia has been selected as a finalist for the Professional Achievement Award in the EU region at the Study UK Alumni Awards 2021.
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.
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.