3 August 2020
Post-Certification Review: Information for Students
In response to the cancellation of the 2020 exam diet, SQA developed an alternative certification model for 2020 to ensure that the hard work of Scotland’s learners is fully recognised. The alternative certification model allowed SQA to award grades to all learners entered for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses as fairly and reliably as possible, across subjects and levels.
9 July 2020
HND Interior Design & HND Graphic Design Student of the Year Awards.
West College Scotland is delighted to announce this years HND Interior Design & HND Graphic Design Student of the Year Award winners. Lecturers come together every year to discuss and nominate who they think should be awarded the coveted prize. This year has seen a number of students nominated and as such, we have joint winners of this years prize.
2 July 2020
Keppie Design Awards 2020
For the seventh year in a row, our HND Interior Design Students have been mentored by David Ross, Director of Keppie Design, to follow a design brief that lets students express their creativity and display the skills they've learned during their time at the College.
26 June 2020
Design CoLAB 2020
Design CoLAB is a collaboration partnership West College Scotland and Colin Taylor Neat Living and Mhairi Claire Wilkies HLM Architects. Together West College Scotland, Colin Taylor and Mhairi Claire have co-created a unique collaboration to foster outcomes between education and enterprise.
18 June 2020
WCS student nominated for Chartered Management Institute Student of the Year
West College Scotland would like to congratulate our recent cohort of students from intu Braehead who recently completed their Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualifications. Amongst the group was 33-year-old Stephen Stronach who was the only Scottish finalist selected by the CMI Student of the Year event for 2020.
15 June 2020
Visit our Creative Industries End of Year Virtual Exhibitions!
Wander through three marvellous exhibitions from the comfort of your home, and celebrate this massive achievement for the Creative Industries Department.
11 June 2020
Exciting new project set to bring the latest manufacturing technology to west of Scotland’s SMEs
West College Scotland, in partnership with Renfrewshire Council, has secured significant funding to start an exciting new project that will unlock the benefits of Manufacturing 4.0 technology for SMEs across the west of Scotland.
2 June 2020
FULL TIME COURSES DUE TO START LATE SEPTEMBER & COLLEGE RE-OPENING PLANS
Given the current COVID-19 situation, our staff are working remotely to prepare students for their upcoming studies with us to ensure that course delivery meets social distancing requirements. Part of our work is also to make adaptations to our buildings to protect students and staff.
14 May 2020
New FOR 2020 - The Foundation Apprenticeship in Digital Manufacturing is here!
Renfrewshire pupils are the first in the country who can choose the new Foundation Apprenticeship in Digital Manufacturing – the first of its kind in Scotland.