All the latest headlines from West College Scotland
A Big Bang at our Clydebank Campus!
The Big Bang is the largest celebration of STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK. It brings an outstanding opportunity to show young people just how many exciting and rewarding opportunities there are out there for them with the right experience and qualifications.Read more
PAISLEY 2021: “NOT THE END OF THE JOURNEY”, SAYS COLLEGE PRINCIPAL
Like so many involved in the bid to make Paisley UK City of Culture 2021, West College Scotland is disappointed that, in the end, the town was not nominated, despite an outstanding effort from everybody involved.
College Strikes Gold at Annual Awards!
West College Scotland has won two first prizes at the prestigious CDN Annual Awards.
Our Humanities team won the Innovative College award, while colleagues from HR triumphed in the Health-Promoting College category. The College was also commended in the Digital Education category.
West College Scotland and IKEA present Ändra
Teaming up with one of the world’s largest furniture stores, Creative Industry students from West College Scotland were given the opportunity to impress with their interpretation of Andra, meaning change.
Prince’s Trust Team 55 Dig Deep for Success!
The Prince’s Trust Team 55 recently completed their 12 week community development programme recently at our Clydebank Campus with huge success.
26 October 2017
World record breakers - 400+ Paisley school kids take part in the world’s largest ever architecture lesson
Utilising the coding game Minecraft, 406 pupils from eight local primary schools were guided through a history of Paisley’s architecture while also learning how to use code to quickly create buildings within the game.
21 September 2017
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.
14 September 2017
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.
7 September 2017
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.
28 August 2017
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.