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    University of the West of Scotland

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    University of the West of Scotland

    University of the West of Scotland

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    United Kingdom ,Scotland, Paisley
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    About University of the West of Scotland

    Established in 1897, University of the West of Scotland is a public university located in Paisley, United Kingdom.With a broad range of degree programs, it offers a unique academic and culturally immersive experience for international students.

    University of the West of Scotland is one of the country’s largest modern universities, and aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond.

    The university provides 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.

    UWS has a distinctive and important regional role, with four campuses across the west and south-west of Scotland: Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley.

    To help extend our international reach, appeal and objectives we have recently opened our fifth campus in London which will act as a dynamic delivery hub for international students to study Bachelor, Masters or Doctorates in Business or Health disciplines.

    UWS has six academic schools:
    Business and Enterprise
    Engineering and Computing
    Health, Nursing and Midwifery
    Media, Culture and Society
    Science and Sport

    UWS is an international university with students drawn from more than 70 countries across the globe, and we work with over 100 international partners.

    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.

    University of the West of Scotland Ranking


    The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 include 1,904 universities across 108 countries and regions. The table is based on our new WUR 3.0 methodology, which includes 18 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across five areas: teaching, research environment, research quality, industry, and international outlook.

    This year’s ranking analysed more than 134 million citations across 16.5 million research publications and included survey responses from 68,402 scholars globally. Overall, we collected 411,789 datapoints from more than 2,673 institutions that submitted data. Trusted worldwide by students, teachers, governments and industry experts, the 2024 league table reveals how the global higher education landscape is shifting.

    View the World University Rankings 2024 methodology The University of Oxford tops the ranking for the eighth year in a row, but others in the top five have seen shifts in their ranks. Stanford University moves up to second place, pushing Harvard University down to fourth. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) climbs up two places to third this year. The University of Cambridge slips to fifth place, after being in joint third place last year.

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