Tag: uws

University Extortion Demand

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) have announced it was the victim of a “cyber crime” which affected a number of its systems. Following the cyber attack, an extortion group demanded £450,000 in bitcoin or it would release confidential details on the dark web. A spokesperson confirmed that some staff data had been […]

UWS Cyber Attack

The University of the West of Scotland website is now back up and running after experiencing an “cyber incident” which affected a number of its digital systems. Earlier this week, the University worked with experts from Police Scotland, the National Cyber Security Centre, and the Scottish government to restore the website service. For a time, […]

Morning Circuits at UWS

Time to get fit this Summer! Julie Scott is running an excellent “morning circuits” class in Blantyre. Run from the University gym (UWS in Technology Park), High Blantyre, it’s an ideal location for people living nearby. Classes have started last week and take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 6am. Julie Scott is a […]

UWS Enrolment

Enrolment for The University of West of Scotland (UWS), Term 1 2021/22 closes at midnight on Monday 27th September, so please ensure you are enrolled by then. If you are having difficulty enrolling, please report any problems to enrol@uws.ac.uk before that date. Good luck to all new students this year.

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 Campus Closures

We have learned this afternoon that University of West of Scotland (UWS) has asked its students not to attend their campuses from Monday 16th March until further notice. The Lanarkshire campus is High Blantyre based and the measures are entirely precautionary against the fluid situation relating to the Coronavirus pandemic. Learning modules are going to […]

UWS Student tests positive COVID-19

Students at University of the West of Scotland in Hamilton Technology Park have tonight been sent the following email, which is reprinted here in full. The contents confirm a student has tested positive for Coronavirus and is currently being treated in hospital. With limited contact with other students, the risk of further infection in this […]