University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

On 1 August 2007, the University of Paisley and Bell College merged to create Scotland's biggest modern university with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley. Merger brings greater sustainability and resources and will help us to enhance the learning environment for our students.

With almost 20,000 students and just under 2,000 staff, the University is unique in its geographical coverage across the West of Scotland. Our campuses offer relaxed and welcoming settings and provide a wide range of academic and social and sporting facilities to ensure our students get a well-rounded University experience.

There is an extensive range of courses in business, computing, engineering and science, media, language and music, health, nursing and midwifery, social sciences and education.

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Key information

Paisley Campus
High Street
Telephone number: 
0141 848 3000