UWS buddies up at Herald Higher Education Awards

Dr Janet Brown and awards host Sally Magnusson congratulate UWS staff on their win

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) was celebrating after winning the Outstanding Employer Engagement category at the second annual Herald Higher Education Awards, which was supported by SQA.

The Paisley based university was recognised for their outstanding strategic partnership with St Mirren Football Club.  Also nominated in the same category were Ayrshire College, Glasgow Caledonian University, and the University of Glasgow.

Dr Janet Brown, SQA chief executive, who presented the team from UWS with the award, said: “We’ve heard about some great work from the nominees in this category, and how they deliver employers’ workforce development needs.  I’d like to congratulate all the finalists, especially UWS for their success.”

Full details of all the nominees and winners are available from www.herald-events.com/heawards.