June 2018

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UWS Hosts the Lanarkshire Breastfeeding Initiative

As we mentioned in our previous post about Scotland’s Breastfeeding Awareness Week 18-22 June, more information about what our school is doing would follow. On Thursday 21st June, UWS hosted the Lanarkshire Breastfeeding Initiative’s (LBI)…


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An Update from Athens

Followers of the Newsletter will know that we have two midwifery students on placement in Athens working with a charity called Amurtel  The students Sarah and Lauren have created a short video this week about the…


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Lecturers Attend Freiburg International Week

      Two of our lecturers, Elaine Gifford and Brian Johnston, both from our Paisley Campus attended the Catholic University of Applied Sciences, Freiburg International week, in the beautiful Black Forest area of Germany,…



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#UWSLTR Underway Today

The UWS Annual Learning, Teaching & Research Conference begins today and carries on through tomorrow. Titled Bridging Boundaries: Connecting Learning, Teaching & Research   The conference will explore the linkages and connections between research and…


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Local Paralympian Champion Receives an Honorary Doctorate

Paralympian Aileen Neilson today received an Honorary Doctorate from the University at its graduation ceremony on 26 June 2018 at the Town House, Hamilton. Aileen is a three-time Paralympian leading team GB to a bronze…




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Inspiring Students @uwshealth

Perhaps the best post you can make on World Refugee Day!  UWS midwifery students Sarah Scarlett and Lauren O’Neill (pictured below) have arrived in Greece for a summer of volunteering, helping women who have been…