Four promising young musicians have been awarded the UWS Paolo Nutini Songwriting Scholarship for the first time ever.
UWS graduate and former Love & Money keyboard player Paul McGeechan is lining up a super-gig with stars of the Scottish music scene to take place in Glasgow.
Commercial music graduate Audrey Tait will be replacing Paul Thomson as the drummer of Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand.
UWS Journalism graduate Robert Blair is preparing to launch a new biweekly music magazine Frequency.
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.
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.
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 Songwriting graduate Yvonne Lyon talks about her latest album Growing Wild, a stunning collection of timeless songs, arguably her finest to date.
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.
UWS Paulo Nutini Songwriting Scholarship, which was established by Honorary Graduate Paolo, to give the next generation of songwriting talent the opportunity to take their work to the next level, has been awarded to Singer-songwriter David Husz.
Singer-songwriter and MA Music graduate Rachel Jack, who was winner of the inaugural Paolo Nutini Songwriting Scholarship, will release her debut EP in July 2020. Rachel’s debut EP ‘The Calgary Tapes’ details her tumultuous...
Paisley-born musician Paolo Nutini has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by UWS at its graduation ceremony on 12 November 2012.