About The University of the West of Scotland
With origins dating back to 1897, UWS is one of Scotland's most innovative modern universities.
With campuses across the West of Scotland In Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley, the University occupies an integral position within Scotland's proud tradition of excellence in education.
Offering career-focused and vocationally relevant provision, UWS graduates are equipped with the relevant skills to make an immediate contribution to industry, business, public and third sector organisations.
As one of Scotland’s largest modern university, we aim to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond, by providing relevant, high quality, inclusive higher education and innovative and useful research. We aim to make the communities we serve more successful; and to create opportunities for all to participate. We are committed to providing students with the best possible facilities to support them in their studies. Each of our campuses at Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley, boasts a well-stocked library plus computer laboratories with free e-mail and web access.
Across the full range of subjects, specialised facilities and equipment enable students at UWS to develop their skills and gain practical experience to supplement their theoretical knowledge.
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