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University of the West of Scotland

Blantyre, Glasgow, South Lanarkshire G72 0LH, Scotland, UK

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The University of the West of Scotland, formerly the University of Paisley, is a public university with four campuses in south-western Scotland, in the towns of Paisley, Hamilton, Dumfries and Ayr, as well as a campus in London, England. On 1st August 2007, the University of Paisley and Bell College merged to create Scotland biggest modern university with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley. With almost 20,000 students and just under 2,000 staff, the University is unique in its geographical coverage across the West of Scotland. Wide range of academic, social and sporting facilities Friendly campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley Extensive range of programmes from degree and certificate level to MSc Courses in business, computing, engineering and science, media, language and music, health, nursing and midwifery, social sciences and education.

The University of the West of Scotland, formerly the University of Paisley, is a public university with four campuses in south-western Scotland, in the towns of Paisley, Hamilton, Dumfries and Ayr, as well as a campus in London, England. On 1st August 2007, the University of Paisley and Bell College merged to create Scotland biggest modern university with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries,...
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Blantyre, Glasgow, South Lanarkshire G72 0LH, Scotland, UK

University of the West of Scotland

Teaching Excellence Framework

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Tier 4 Sponsors

Tier 4 Sponsor (Tier 4 General)

Course Offer and Acceptance

Offers Issued: 9,830
Acceptance: 3,585
Applications: 17,490
Applicants: 12,980

Offers Issued

Accepted

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 25th January 2018. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.

Student Population

  • UK Students - 14,320
    89.75%
  • EU Students - 580
    3.64%
  • Non-EU Students - 1,055
    6.61%

Total Students: 15,955

(Source: HESA 2016/17)