June 2018


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New Transport Links to Lanarkshire Campus Announced

The University has announced that there will be two new transport links to and from the new campus in Lanarkshire. Transport operator, First Bus, will launch regular bus services between Hamilton International Technology Park –…


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Launch of the LIFE Programmes

The launch of LIFE programmes will take place at the University of the West of Scotland Paisley campus on Tuesday 24th July (10am-2pm). Click here to register  The LIFE programmes aim to support people to develop positive caring…


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UWS STAR Award Winners 2018

  Congratulations to all the winners at the 8th Annual UWS STARS Awards held at Paisley Campus last week, with 100 guests comprising of shortlisted colleagues, their guests, nominators and line managers. Over 200 nominations…


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@AlzScotCPP in Alicante, España

It’s Dementia Awareness Week here in Scotland but  Dr Margaret Brown, Dr Rhoda Macrae and Anna Jack-Waugh have been off to the University of Alicante to raise dementia awareness there as well They have been…


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Finding Out What Being a Midwifery Student in NSW is Like

Professor Belinda Dewar and Tamsin MacBride one of the Adult Nurse Lecturers from our Paisley Campus in collaboration with Associate Professor Virginia Stulz from Western Sydney University have spent the last 2 weeks in Sydney…


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Double Whammy! Publication Success for Student Midwives.

What a pleasing sight to open your professional organisations publication and find 2 articles written by your students! 3rd Year BSc Midwifery student Elizabeth Barilli (pictured below) has written a wonderful article about her rural…


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Another Rise in Our THE Young University Ranking for 2018

The Young University Rankings, published by Times Higher Education, is one of the most prestigious rankings for Universities and it is with absolute pleasure and immense pride that we want to share their latest tables….


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Class in Bag Research Project

The University’s Dementia Class in a Bag resource was out and about again last week when UWS academics visited St Mary’s Primary School in Paisley as part of a research project exploring how school children…


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University Nominated for Two Herald Higher Education Awards

The University has been shortlisted in two categories of The Herald Higher Education Awards. The annual awards, which take place on Thursday 28 June 2018, see UWS shortlisted in the ‘Widening Access’ and the ‘Innovative…