University of the West of Scotland
Paisley | West of Scotland
Ucas code: U40
What students say about this university490 comments (141 students)
Politics like religion is best avoided in ScotlandReport
Have not used student accommodation but would very much like to try it.Report
Resources: Expand their resources a bit.Report
There is only one halls of residence at the Ayr campus. It's well laid out with all four blocks leading to a central courtyard....
There is only one halls of residence at the Ayr campus. It's well laid out with all four blocks leading to a central courtyard. All rooms are en suite, and there is a lot of storage space in the rooms. There are long desks and plenty of power sockets. The kitchen/lounge area of each flat is a decent size.×
Building is good and big and the library is good but the student union is too small and has no atmosphere, not like a student...
Building is good and big and the library is good but the student union is too small and has no atmosphere, not like a student union at all with little bands or entertainment. Huge sports hall but no gym classes available or advertised which the old building did have.×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction86%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students14,730
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate88%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time27%
of students are part-time
Male / Female62%
of students are female
Young / Mature28%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK6%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction61%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
League table rankings
Here's where this university ranks in the three main league tables (where available), which are calculated using a combination of stats that they each weight in different ways. They’re a handy guide but don’t offer the full picture – just because a university is top (or bottom) of the league tables doesn’t mean it is (or isn’t) the right choice for you.
Where it's located
We’ve pinpointed the key sites where teaching takes place. Check in the smallprint of the course you’re interested in to see where exactly you’d be based, especially if there are multiple locations spread across a wide area.