All the latest headlines from West College Scotland
Sailing into the Special Olympics 2018
Taking second and third place at last year’s qualifier at Sheffield, twenty year old Jamie Cairns and twenty-one year old Shannon McGhee have secured their place at the 2018 Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi.Read more
Coding Clubs launched in three more schools
On receiving additional funding from The Digital Xtra Fund, we are delighted to have successfully launched Coding Clubs into a further three Renfrewshire Secondary schools. The clubs aim at engaging S1/2 pupils in the use of the BBC Micro:Bit amongst other digital programmes and encouraging them to become more involved in coding.
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Our Interior Design students have developed stunning concepts as part of their live client project for Neat Living, a Glasgow-based company providing customisable, transformable and affordable housing solutions.
Still Game actors strike the pose for our Paisley Photography students
Jane McCarry and Mark Cox – aka Isa and Tam in Still Game – came to our Paisley Campus Photography studio for one of our HND Photography Portraiture projects last Wednesday.
18 January 2018
Using Modern Apprenticeships to Manufacture a Successful Career
Modern Apprenticeships are an exciting way of gaining skills and qualifications, enabling people to work, learn and earn at the same time. Recognising this unique opportunity eighteen year-old Rebecca Simpson sought to gain a Modern Apprenticeship within science; a field that she had enjoyed studying at school.
8 January 2018
First Regional Skills Survey Launched by WCS
West College Scotland has kicked off 2018 by launching the West of Scotland Skills Survey. The regional employer skills survey, the first of its kind to be conducted by a Scottish college or university, is a new way the College is engaging with business and industry to help build a modern workforce.
22 December 2017
A Beautiful Result for Kathryn
Thirty Two year old Paisley Beauty Student Kathryn Docherty returned victorious from the World Skills final in Birmingham last month after scooping GOLD in the Beauty Hands and Face Category.
21 December 2017
HN Media Students Document Clydebank’s Newest Leisure Facility
Take a look at our HND Creative Industries students’ short film which follows the progress of an empty site on the former John Brown's shipyard being developed into a state of the art leisure centre.
20 December 2017
A Beautiful Partnership
West College Scotland teams up with Ellisons to provide beauty and complementary therapy treatments to patients at Cowal Hospice and Therapy Services (CHATS).