University of the West of Scotland

University of the west of Scotland is the largest modern university, aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland by providing relevant, high quality, inclusive higher education and innovative and useful research. The University of the West of Scotland was formed in August 2007 by the merging of the University of Paisley with Bell College.

The university operates over four campuses in the south and south-west of Scotland, offering higher education to local people, and giving students from outside the area a chance to live in a lovely part of the country. The University has campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley, which is six miles from Glasgow. The university is one of Scotland's most vocational higher education institutions, boasting strong links with industrial and commercial partners. Click here for more information.