Tag: university

University Welcomes New Students

Congratulations – and welcome! – to the hundreds of new students who have confirmed their place at University of the West of Scotland, High Blantyre over the last couple of days. A representative from the Uni told us, “We look forward to you joining – and if you haven’t secured your place yet, you can […]

UWS Freshers Fair

Students returned to University this week and for some it was a great chance to see whats on in the local area and meet new friends. A fantastic “Freshers Fair” was held in the University of West of Scotland, in High Blantyre last Tuesday 3rd September 2019. Well attended, it offered new students the chance […]

Nicola Visiting Blantyre

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon will visit High Blantyre tomorrow on official business. Nicola is expected to visit the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in Hamilton Technology Park on Monday 24 June 2019 between 9.30am and 11am. The scheduled visit is in connection with the official opening of the Uni and is expected […]

UWS – A Look Inside

Ahead of officially fully opening next month, University of the West of Scotland (UWS) have invited staff and pupils along for a sneak preview of the new building which will soon see pupils transferred from the old Almada Street building. UWS has new University premises based at Hamilton Technology Park, which means a huge catchment […]

UWS coming to Blantyre

The University of the West of Scotland has confirmed its intention to move into Hamilton International Technology Park (HITP)  and create a brand new, state-of-the-art, modern university campus in High Blantyre. The new EcoCampus locating to the current greenfield site in High Blantyre, means a move from their existing site (just over two miles away at Almada […]

Exclusive: New University at Blantyre

A massive new project has this week been unveiled, which if approved will see Blantyre have its very own University. Planning permission has been lodged and granted in principle for a greenfield site at Sydes Brae, High Blantyre, between the current HSBC Building and the existing Crematorium. (Going up Sydes Brae on the left) The […]