All the latest headlines from West College Scotland
College Recognised as “Living Wage Employer”
West College Scotland has been officially recognised as a Living Wage employer. The accreditation comes from the Poverty Alliance which says paying the Living Wage is one of the best ways of tackling in-work poverty.Read more
College Duo are a Recipe for Success
Jordan McDougall, 20 and Sagar Massey, 18 tell us about their recipe for success after securing jobs at one of Scotland’s top Michelin Star restaurants.
WCS students share their passion for traditional construction works
Construction students from our Paisley Campus took part in an event to promote traditional construction at the Paisley Abbey this Monday and Tuesday.
Helping to enhance homecare across europe
Ageing populations and the correlated increasing levels of chronic ill-health will require tomorrow – if not already today – an enhanced approach to home care. In light of this, a transnational Erasmus research project ‘Carevolution’ has been launched in February 2016 to examine the future role, responsibilities and qualifications of home care workers across Europe.
Scotland’s Largest Festival goes without a hitch with the help from WCS Students
Returning for its fourth year, Scotland’s biggest family-friendly festival, ‘Party at the Palace’ saw some of music’s biggest names take to the stage.
7 July 2017
Winner of the Herald Higher Education Award – Outstanding Employer Engagement
We are delighted to have won the Outstanding Employer Engagement category at the illustrious Herald Higher Education Awards.
This Award comes to recognise our Design department's remarkable work with Neat Living, a Glasgow-based company providing innovative housing solutions.
6 July 2017
Construction students built a room to help Care students gain invaluable practical skills
Our Greenock Campus Construction students have worked throughout the Academic year on a project which aimed to transform a classroom into a Dementia Care room.
The project has now reached completion and the room they’ve transformed will provide outstanding support to our Health & Social Care students in their learning experience.
3 July 2017
Top Award was on the Menu for Chefs
Tuesday 20 June saw three finalists battle it out in final of the much coveted West College Scotland Paisley campus's Chef of the Year competition.
26 June 2017
WCS Computing Lecturer announced finalist for 2017 BAFTA YGD Mentor Award
David Renton, Curriculum Quality Leader in Computing at our Paisley Campus, is one of only five finalists for the 2017 BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) Mentor Award.