University of the West of Scotland



Student accommodation plans for iconic Paisley building

The former Territorial Army building on Paisley’s High Street could be transformed into student accommodation for the nearby University of the West of Scotland (UWS) under newly submitted plans.

Published 20 April 2020

First Minister heaps praise on £110m UWS campus

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has heaped praise on the £110 million University of the West of Scotland (UWS) campus at Hamilton International Technology Park.

Published 3 December 2019

UWS Lanarkshire named ‘Campus of the Future’

The University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) Lanarkshire Campus has scooped a second prestigious prize.

Published 29 November 2019

City Gate Construction provides helping hand to UWS student

A student of the University of the West of Scotland has sought out Paisley-based City Gate Construction (CGC) to help with her thesis as a PhD researcher.

Published 6 June 2019

Robertson helps Clyde Gateway pupils engineer a career in construction

School pupils from the Clyde Gateway area are celebrating their graduation from a course designed to introduce them to the engineering industry.

Published 21 May 2019

UWS Lanarkshire campus up for prestigious Guardian University Award

University of the West of Scotland’s (UWS) Lanarkshire campus has been recognised as one of the most sustainable and inspiring buildings in the UK ahead of this year’s Guardian University Awards.

Published 28 March 2019

akp to deliver UWS teaching and research laboratories

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has engaged akp Scotland to carry out the internal fit out of its newly extended UWS Edzell building to form teaching and research laboratories.

Published 26 March 2019

Mosaic-designed £110m UWS Lanarkshire Campus opens to students

The £110 million new University of the West of Scotland (UWS) campus at Hamilton International Technology Park has opened its doors to the new student intake.

Published 5 October 2018

Ground-breaking report reveals housing’s ‘key’ role for living well with dementia

A report into the role housing plays in supporting people affected by dementia has found that housing is a key consideration to living well, but is underdeveloped within the current integration agenda for health and social care.

Published 27 September 2018

Alpha Scotland to kit out new University of the West of Scotland campus

Furniture specialist Alpha Scotland has won a contract to kit out key learning spaces at the University of the West of Scotland’s new £110 million campus in Lanarkshire.

Published 18 May 2018

Glasgow pupils kick-start careers in construction

S5 pupils from the Clyde Gateway area are celebrating their graduation from a programme designed to introduce them to a career in the built environment industry.

Published 4 April 2018

Morrison Construction announced as Water Industry Awards 2018 finalist

Morrison Construction has been recognised for its development of virtual reality site inductions after being named a finalist for the Health and Safety Initiative of the Year at the Water Industry Awards 2018.

Published 2 March 2018

University of the West of Scotland’s urban village plans approved in principle

Plans to transform the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) site in Hamilton into an ‘urban village’ complete with 365 homes and a five-storey hotel have been given the green light.

Published 20 February 2018