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University of the West of Scotland

Town Campus Rural

Ucas code: U40

UWS is among the fastest growing institutions, offering modern, job market relevant degree courses to a wide demographic of students through different learning platforms. The Students' Association is on campus to support, enable and represent all students. It also offers the ultimate recreational and safe spaces in our campuses in Ayr, Hamilton and Paisley.
Source:Students' Association of the University of the West of Scotland

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Political

46%

LOW

Varied union activities

58%

LOW

Creative

56%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

50%

LOW

Sporty

60%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £22k MED
Student satisfaction score 78%

Number of students

16,364

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

82%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

19%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

35%

of students are male

Young / Mature

29%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

10%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

187 comments (62 students)

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