University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s most modern, innovative and dynamic universities. With a rich history that can be traced back to 1897, the University’s four easily accessible campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley are based in the heart of the west of Scotland.

The University offers an exciting range of career-focused undergraduate, postgraduate  and research study options across Business and Enterprise; Computing and Engineering; Education (5th in the UK, Times Good University Guide 2014); Health, Nursing and Midwifery; Media, Culture and Society; and Science and Sport.

With around 16,000 students – of which there are 1,393 international students from 70 countries – UWS is a truly international university. Our programmes will give you a global outlook, preparing you for the best international career opportunities available.

Why study at UWS?

      • Over a 100 years of academic excellence
      • One of the largest universities in Scotland with state-of-the-art facilities
      • Four beautiful campuses in the west of Scotland – Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley, close to major Scottish cities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh
      • Dedicated support for international students
      • Programmes taught by academic experts
      • Expert careers support and advice
      • Strong industry links
      • International Student Accommodation Bursary worth £1000 available
      • Generous academic scholarships for international students