October 2018

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Forensic Lead Nurse Forum Conference 2018

    The NHS Scotland Forensic Lead Nurse Forum Network, held their fourth annual conference at HMYOI Polmont on October 26th. The event was a great success and featured a a number of speakers from the…


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Kirsty Wark Receives an Honourary Doctorate at Dumfries

One of Britain’s most experienced television journalists, Kirsty Wark, has received an Honorary Doctorate from UWS at our graduation ceremony last week in the Crichton Memorial Church, Dumfries. Kirsty joined the BBC as a graduate…



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Our Big Pink Party @uwslanarkshire

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Care have asked everyone to host a Big Pink Party to raise money to help and support anyone affected by breast cancer. Our party, a coffee…


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Area 52 – Zombie Warning for UWS Paisley Campus

  A forewarning, in case you see or hear anything out of the ordinary on the Paisley Campus on the evening of Monday 29th October! The Student Engagement Team in partnership with the Student Union…


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New Strategic Partnership with Kibble Announced

The University has agreed a new strategic partnership with Kibble Education and Care Centre (Kibble), the specialist care provider and charity which supports at-risk children and young people. The partnership, which will run for three…


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Screening of "Hidden Figures" for Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, UWS School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences is inviting colleagues and students from across UWS to a screening of the Hollywood movie Hidden Figures. a story about the team of…



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#WorldMentalHealthDay Remember We're In It Together

Today (10th of October) is World Mental Health Day and this year the focus is on Young Adults. Adolescence and the early years of adulthood are a time of life when many changes occur, for…