December 2016


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Merry Christmas Everyone!

It’s not quite ‘The Night Before Christmas’ yet, but it’s the tonight that UWS campuses close down for Christmas – so here’s a very special festive story to you all, from everyone at UWS. Merry…


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November in Norway!

Lecturers Jo Oliver and Cate O’Kane accompanied some final year nursing students on a trip to Oslo last month to one of our partner institution in Norway, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences….


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Thanks From Women's Aid

To the School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery, UWS, Season’s Greetings and our thanks from everyone at Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire  We hope you enjoy this personally designed card by E, aged 9….


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School Staff Donate to Women's Aid

On Thursday 15th December, Moyra and Michelle from Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire came to collect the generous donations made by the by staff of our school.The charity aims to support and empower women,…


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Good Luck But Not Quite Goodbye!

Congratulations, and good luck to our nearly 200 nursing students who said goodbye to life on campus yesterday, after their final classes before heading out on placements in the new year. The Adult Nursing and…


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International Collaboration to Enhance Care Home Care

Professor Belinda Dewar, Professor of Practice Improvement at the University’s Institute of Healthcare, Policy and Practice, recently visited Australia from 26 November to 10 December to share best practice with government agencies and health professionals….


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Victim Support Scotland Coming to Paisley

Michael Salkow from Victim Support Scotland will be visiting the UWS Paisley Campus on the 12th. December to talk to students and staff  about the work of this important Scottish Charity. The talk will be at…


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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year From the Dean

    I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone, staff and students, a Merry Christmas and a peaceful New Year. It’s been an eventful but successful year and I realise that it…


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Health and Social Care Academy Future Leaders Event

  UWS Depute Principal Paul Martin welcomed students and guests to today’s Health and Social Care Academy Future Leaders event held on our Paisley Campus. There was a great turnout to hear our guest speakers…