University of the West of Scotland is one of the country’s largest modern universities, and aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond.
The university provides 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.
UWS has a distinctive and important regional role, with four campuses across the west and south-west of Scotland: Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley.
To help extend our international reach, appeal and objectives we have recently opened our fifth campus in London which will act as a dynamic delivery hub for international students to study Bachelor, Masters or Doctorates in Business or Health disciplines.
UWS is an international university with over 1400 international students drawn from more than 70 countries across the globe, and we work with over 100 international partners.
Across the campuses we offer a wide range of academic, social and sporting facilities and deliver a range of taught courses, Postgraduate Diplomas & Masters and research degrees.
The University has six academic schools – you can find more key information about our schools, departments, campuses and governance here.