University of the West of Scotland
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7.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"There's the cinema and shops but not much nightlife locally."
Quality of facilities
6.5 / 10
Night life
4.1 / 10
Student union
5.5 / 10
How diverse is your university
9.1 / 10
Quality of teaching
7.6 / 10
Structure of courses
7.5 / 10
Preparation for a job
7.8 / 10

What students say about...

Location of university

"The uni is easy to get to by car, bus or train."

Night life

"Anyone in Paisley will agree that, if they want to go out, they will take the train..."

Clubs and social environment

"The university loves its sports and has a few teams; the Paisley Pyros and the UWS..."

Diverse backgrounds

"The uni attracts many international students."

Careers services

"Our careers service is very hard working and friendly."


"The lecturers are really friendly."


"There are not many social activities locally."

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