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University of the West of Scotland

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.


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
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University of the West of Scotland
Paisley Campus
Paisley
PA1 2BE

Tel: +44 (0) 141 848 3000

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Contact Info

University of the West of Scotland
Paisley Campus
Paisley
PA1 2BE

Tel: +44 (0) 141 848 3000

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