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UWS is a truly international university with origins dating back to 1897. Our degrees will give you a global outlook and prepare you for the best international opportunities available.
Every year at University of the West of Scotland, we welcome hundreds of international students into our vibrant and diverse academic community. We do everything we can to help them prepare for life at UWS as well as supporting them during their studies.
International students who study with us report an enriching and rewarding experience which they look back on with good memories.
Across our four campuses in the west of Scotland - in Paisley, Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Ayr - and our campus in London you will enjoy access to a wide range of social, leisure and academic facilities to make the most of your time at UWS.
Key facts & figures
UWS was recognised by Times Higher Education as being ranked in the 501-600 categor yof their 2018 World University Rankings, putting us in the top 3% of universities worldwide. In 2017, Times Higher Education also ranked UWS as being in the world's top 200 universities under 50 years of age.
As of November 2017 we had 15,990 total students, with 2,732 international (EU and Non-EU) students with our student body covering a third of the globe.
94% of UWS graduates are in work/further study 6 months after graduating - HESA performance indicator 2015/16.
We conduct internationally-excellent and world-leading research as confirmed by the Research Excellence Framework 2014.
Top in the UK in the 2017 National Student Survey in Civil Engineering, Engineering Management, Physics, Physics with Nuclear Technology and Law and Business with 100% overall student satisfaction
93% of postgraduate students would recommend us - Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2017.
Winner of 'Student Support Team' and 'Research Project' of the year at The Herald Higher Education Awards 2017
Winner of NUS Scotland's Higher Education Students' Association of the Year Award in 2013 & 2016
Ranked in the top 3 Scottish universities for teaching excellence - The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018