Welcome to the beating heart of the UWS students’ experience, the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) Students' Union. We are not just an organisation; we are a dynamic, student-led Union, independent from the University, dedicated to championing your interests, supporting you when things get tough, giving voice to the issues that matter to you and offering a vibrant community that feels like a home away from home.
With a membership spanning five campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Lanarkshire, Paisley, and London, we unite more than 20,000 members in a common vision – 'Creating a better future for UWS students and the world around us'.
As well as representing you at a local level, we are also members of the National Union of Students (NUS) – Scotland and NUS UK. We utilise our collective force on a national level to lobby for changes and improvements for students across Scotland and the UK.
We are lots of things, but at heart, we have a few important values. We are...
This is more than an introduction; it's an open invitation to get involved in Your Union. Students' Unions are powerful organisations but only have the ability to make changes if you engage with us. Whether that's joining a society, becoming a Student Representative or network, attending an event, completing a survey, or voting in the elections.
Together students can achieve more!