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Lunch at Dominos

Lunch for £4 at Domino's!

Order on the Domino’s app for easy, speedy pick-up ????

Wed 29 May 2024
Debating Teams Students

Debating Society

Find out more about the events our student societies are organising!

Thu 23 May 2024
Students Group Photo

Union Treasure Hunt

Find out about the events Your students' union is organising!

Thu 23 May 2024
National-Walking-Month-2024

National Walking Month 2024

Your sign to get your steps in this May.

Fri 17 May 2024
Big Awards 2024

Big Awards Winners 2024!

Congratulations to all of our Big Awards winners for 2024!

Tue 23 Apr 2024

Elections Results

Fri 08 Mar 2024
Nigerian Students Society Welcome Event

Nigerian Students' Society Welcome Event!

Find out how you can get involved with our student societies

Wed 25 Oct 2023
Paramedic society visit to search and rescue helicopter base

Paramedic Society increase students' experience with professional site visits

Find out how you can get involved with our student societies

Thu 19 Oct 2023
Ayr Student Film Festival Society Team

Amazing films on display at the Ayr Student Film Festival

Find out how you can get involved with our student societies

Fri 13 Oct 2023
Tabletop Games Society welcome party

Tabletop Games Society welcome event success!

Find out how you can get involved with our student societies

Wed 27 Sep 2023
Students' Union - Advice

Having trouble or need help or advice? Come to Your Union

Contact our student advisors for free, confidential, impartial advice

Thu 31 Aug 2023

Make friends and do what you love with Your Union’s societies.

Join or start a student society now

Thu 31 Aug 2023

Your Union makes sure that the student's voice is heard – join us!

Contact your lecturer now to stand to be a Course Rep.

Thu 31 Aug 2023
Your Union

We are Your Students’ Union, and we are here for you.

Find your community by getting involved.

Thu 31 Aug 2023
Freshers Fair 2023; Ayr, Lanarkshire, London, and Paisley

Freshers 2023

Want to know find out more about this years Freshers Fairs, events and more? Click the link below for more information.

Tue 22 Aug 2023
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Freshers Pass 2023

Have you got your freshers pass for 2023 yet?

Did you know having a freshers pass can give you access to lots of free stuff and discounts throughout the year...

Click the button below for more information.

Thu 27 Jul 2023
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Join the Union's Volunteering Team

Opportunities in: Ayr, Lanarkshire, Paisley

Do you want to help new and returning students feel welcome at university, make friends, and find out about the opportunities and support available to them?

Then why not register to join our Students' Union Volunteering Team?

Fri 21 Jul 2023
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We're Hiring!

The Local bar, located within the Paisley Student Union, is hiring part-time bar staff. To find out more click the button below!

Wed 28 Jun 2023
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We're Hiring!

The Snug, located within the Ayr Student Union, is hiring part-time bar staff. To find out more click the button below!

Wed 28 Jun 2023
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Pride Month 2023

UWS Students' Union are proud to support and celebrate our LGBTQIA+ community. Make the most of Pride 2023, and keep an eye out for our upcoming posts and events!

Thu 01 Jun 2023
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Young Women Lead: Renfrewshire & Inverclyde

Young Women Lead is leadership programme for self-identifying young women and non-binary people aged 16 – 30.

This programme provides participants with a unique and exciting safe space to share their experiences and work together to affect real tangible change.

Apply by 21st February at 9am.

Thu 10 Feb 2022
Please note that filming is taking place at UWS Students’ Union Paisley & Ayr on certain dates d

Notice of Filming

Please note that filming is taking place at UWS Students’ Union Paisley & Ayr on certain dates during February and March 2022 for promotional purposes. The recordings made are likely to appear on our website and social media. If you would prefer not to be filmed please let the film crew know. For further information contact: sauws@uws.ac.uk

Wed 09 Feb 2022
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Cross-Party Group on Colleges & Universities

On Thursday 3 Feb 2022, VP Welfare & Wellbeing Luke Humberstone spoke at the Cross-Party Group on Colleges & Universities about a crisis of mental health for students. Read his speech here.

Thu 03 Feb 2022

16 Days of Action against Gender Based Violence

25 November - 10 December

Wed 17 Nov 2021

Your Union's Event Photos

Click to view photos from Freshers 2022 events and more...

Tue 09 Nov 2021

2 for 1 on Pool Tokens

Wednesdays & Fridays at Your Union Paisley + Ayr

Wed 03 Nov 2021
Explore Beyond Your Door. Find out the results.

Explore Beyond Your Door Competition Results

We’ve had some fantastic entries, and lots of amazing prizes to be won - click here to find out who our winners are!

Thu 13 May 2021
Student Campaign Win. Degree Algorithm Updated! UWS have listened to student voice and are bringing

Degree Algorithm Change Statement

UWS have listened to student voice and are bringing in degree algorithms early in order to benefit the class of 2021!

Tue 30 Mar 2021
National Student Money Week 2021 'Expect the Unexpected'. Win Just Eat Vouchers when you submit your

National Student Money Week 2021 - Win JUST EAT Vouchers!

To mark National Student Money Week 2021, Your Union is running a competition to find out your best money saving tips!

Wed 10 Feb 2021
Your Union UWS Presents Societies Taskmaster

Societies Taskmaster

Book your student society’s event and compete against each other in a series of ludicrous tasks. The winners will then have the chance to compete against other societies in semi-finals and the Students’ Union grand final!

Tue 09 Feb 2021

Winners of our New Year Photography Competition Announced!

Brought to you by UWS Photography Society

Thu 14 Jan 2021
Day Fifteen - GBV and COVID-19. Content Warning: discussion of GBV and Coronavirus

Day 15 - Gender Based Violence and COVID

Part of the 16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence Campaign

Wed 02 Dec 2020
Day Ten - GBV in BAME Communities. Content Warning: discussion of GBV, racism, forced marriage and F

Day 10 - Gender Based Violence in BAME Communities

Part of the 16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence Campaign

Wed 02 Dec 2020

Day 7 - World Aids Day

Part of the Union's 16 Days against Gender Based Violence Campaign.

Wed 25 Nov 2020

Day 8 - Gender Based Violence and LGBT+

Part of the Union's 16 Days against Gender Based Violence Campaign.

Wed 25 Nov 2020

Day 6 - Gender Based Violence and Intimate Image Abuse

Part of the Union's 16 Days against Gender Based Violence Campaign.

Wed 25 Nov 2020

Day 5 - International Women's Human Rights Defenders Day

Part of the Union's 16 Days against Gender Based Violence Campaign.

Wed 25 Nov 2020

Day 4 - Freezing is Normal - Its not your fault.

Part of the Union's 16 Days against Gender Based Violence Campaign.

Wed 25 Nov 2020

Big Awards 2019

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Student Trustees

We are looking for motivated, goal orientated student trustees who enjoy the challenge of making a difference to our students’ lives by contributing to the strategic direction and general management of the charity.

Mon 15 May 2017

Badminton Win for Team UWS

UWS Badminton take victory and at Scottish Cup

Fri 24 Mar 2017

Student Services shortlisted for CUBO award

Student Services’ Funding and Advice Team has been shortlisted for the College & University Business Officers (CUBO) Innovation Award for Excellence in Student Experience.

Thu 16 Mar 2017

500 Students speak out for increased summer support

Student President Jack Douglas presented local MSP George Adam with a photo album of over 500 students who have spoken out and posed with a sign saying "We need a summer safety net"

Tue 06 Jan 2015

SAUWS Environment Team Celebrate the end of Term

The team celebrate the end of term in style with a run of successful events.

Thu 15 May 2014

Holocaust Survivor Testimony - What can 21st Century Students learn from Holocaust Survivors?

Henry and Ingrid Wuga came to the University and gave their first hand account of escaping Nazi Germany and what life was really like coming to live in the UK as a refugee.

Thu 08 May 2014

3 reasons why it's important to register to Vote?

- if you do't register, you can't vote.
- you're chance to vote on things that affect you.
- improves your credit rating.

Tue 29 Apr 2014

Elections update - Statement from the Returning Officer

Update from the Returning Officer regarding the recent SAUWS Board of Trustees Election.

Mon 28 Apr 2014

Community Garden Launch Party

Riverside Community Garden plants its place on Ayr Campus, Lets party!

Fri 04 Apr 2014

SAUWS Elections

Tue 01 Apr 2014

Could you be at risk of a year out?

The University's rules on re-sitting exams and re-submitting coursework have changed, and they affect every student.

Tue 11 Mar 2014

Fairtrade Fortnight on Paisley Campus

The SAUWS Environment team bring Fairtrade Fortnight to Paisley Campus 5th March

Tue 04 Mar 2014

Go Green Week

An overview of SAUWS Environment Team's amazing Go Green Week Event which run across three campuses from 10th - 14th February 2014.

Thu 20 Feb 2014

SAUWS Environment Teams Greener Christmas

SAUWS Environment Team offers some tips for a greener Christmas

Thu 12 Dec 2013

Christmas Jumper Day 2013

Be part of Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 13 December and help us make the world better with a sweater!

Tue 10 Dec 2013

The winner of the Motors Most Deserving campaign.

There have been three Motors.co.uk Most Deserving awards dished out to lucky winners since 2011. These include Most Deserving Local Hero, Most Deserving Business and last but not least, Most Deserving Student.

Wed 20 Nov 2013

Endsleigh Security Campaign

Information from our insurance partners about keeping you and your valuables safe while at uni.

Wed 06 Nov 2013

Employer Mentoring Programme

Applications are currently open to students who would like to apply for a place on the Employer Mentoring Programme.

Wed 09 Oct 2013

Want to work while you study? - For international students at UWS

Advice on applying for your NI Number Register onto our online Vacancies & Events system. Tuesday 8th October 2013 Paisley Campus, Room J105, 11am -1pm.

Fri 04 Oct 2013

Study Abroad

Information from The 2014 Leverhulme Study Abroad Studentship.

Tue 01 Oct 2013

Design an award for 'Global Citizens' and win a digital camera

The School of Health, Nursing & Midwifery along with SAUWS are looking for student ideas to design a new award for the faculty.

Mon 12 Aug 2013

Great things still to come

Welcome to our new website.

Thu 01 Aug 2013
 

Got some news you'd like to share with UWS students? Let us know by emailing sauws@uwsunion.org.uk.

News

Lunch for £4 at Domino's!
Lunch at Dominos

Order on the Domino’s app for easy, speedy pick-up ????

 
Big Awards Winners 2024!
Big Awards 2024

Congratulations to all of our Big Awards winners for 2024!

 
Debating Society
Debating Teams Students

Find out more about the events our student societies are organising!

 
Union Treasure Hunt
Students Group Photo

Find out about the events Your students' union is organising!

 
National Walking Month 2024
National-Walking-Month-2024

Your sign to get your steps in this May.

 
Join the Union's Volunteering Team
image showing members of volunteering team

Opportunities in: Ayr, Lanarkshire, Paisley

Do you want to help new and returning students feel welcome at university, make friends, and find out about the opportunities and support available to them?

Then why not register to join our Students' Union Volunteering Team?

 
We are Your Students’ Union, and we are here for you.
Your Union

Find your community by getting involved.

 
Having trouble or need help or advice? Come to Your Union
Students' Union - Advice

Contact our student advisors for free, confidential, impartial advice

 
Your Union makes sure that the student's voice is heard – join us!

Contact your lecturer now to stand to be a Course Rep.