All the latest headlines from West College Scotland
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.Read more
Creating a big bang of excitement to inspire children in STEM
Each year, the Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition recognises and rewards young people's achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
Well done to our Painting & Decorating apprentices and student of the year 2016-17
2016-17 was another great year of accomplishments for our Greenock Campus Painting & Decorating department, with students working hard to develop strong skills and take steps towards a career into Construction. As the Academic year comes to an end, the department held a ceremony to award their most deserving apprentices and students.
Design inspired trip to Copenhagen
Art and Design students experience one of Europe’s design capitals.
Paisley 2021 inspired game ‘Pride of Lions’ wins in competition judged by school pupils
For their graded unit, our HNC Games development students had to design a game on a predefined theme: Paisley 2021. After 10 weeks of programming, development, design and fine-tuning, last Friday was THE big day! The games were being tested by very challenging judges: primary school pupils.
13 June 2017
Studio for an Artist
This academic year has seen the College’s HND Interior Architecture students team up with a range of design companies, providing them with invaluable real work experience, concluding with a collaboration with future led design company, Keppie Design.
13 June 2017
Clydebank Campus plumbing apprentice secures third place in national competition
Daniel Trainer, third year plumbing apprentice student at our Clydebank Campus, and his lecturer Allan Bauld attended the annual SNIPEF SkillPlumb Competition taking place from Friday 9 to Saturday 10 June at Dundee and Angus College.
7 June 2017
Sponsors of the 2017 Working4Business Awards
West College Scotland is delighted to have been one of the sponsors of the inaugural 2017 Working4Business Awards, where awards were announced to over 150 guests.
22 May 2017
Changes to Individual Learning Accounts (ILA) Funding
The Scottish Government has notified us of major changes to Individual Learning Accounts. The revised scheme will come into effect in October 2017 and will be called an Individual Training Account (ITA).