UWS, Scotland’s largest modern university, aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond, by providing relevant, high quality, inclusive higher education and innovative and useful research. We aim to make the communities we serve more successful; and to create opportunities for all to participate. With campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley, UWS has a distinctive and important regional role. Across the campuses we offer a wide range of academic, social and sporting facilities and deliver a range of taught courses, Postgraduate Diplomas & Masters and research degrees. The University is organised into 3 faculties and 8 academic schools. Find key information about our schools, departments, campuses and governance.UWS is Scotland's largest modern university. With campuses across the West of Scotland in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley, the University occupies an integral position within Scotland's proud tradition of excellence in education. Offering career-focused and vocationally relevant provision, UWS graduates are equipped with the relevant skills to make an immediate contribution to industry, business, public and third sector organisations.