6 March 2023
Shaping the Future of Manufacturing in Scotland at West
A pioneering Foundation Apprentice cohort has kicked off at our Paisley campus, for the first time incorporating not only pupils from across 3 local authorities in one group but with an equal gender split between male and female pupils.
22 February 2023
Inspiring the workforce of the future with SmartSTEMs
The College was delighted to host a pioneering event this month in partnership with SmartSTEMs.
10 February 2023
#UnlockYourPotential this Scottish Apprenticeship Week
In partnership with Developing the Young Workforce, we will be hosting a STEM Apprenticeship Event at our Greenock campus where you can find out about our pre, foundation and modern apprenticeship programmes in Engineering, Construction, Science and Motor Vehicle.
9 February 2023
Fresh coat for a fresh start in new ACCORD premises
A group of Paisley Painting and Decorating students have been putting their skills to good use in the local community recently at Renfrewshire’s ACCORD Hospice. ACCORD provides palliative and end of life care to people living with or affected by a life limiting illness in Renfrewshire and parts of East Renfrewshire.
9 February 2023
The Critical Engineer
Helping smaller manufacturers access fully funded training.
7 February 2023
The Future Looks Bright for HNC Business Schools Group!
A group of school students have been taking their first steps in the world of business by completing their HNC Business as part of our Senior Phase Schools Programme. Attending 4 afternoons a week, the class is entirely made up of S6 pupil coming from two local authorities West Dunbartonshire which has Clydebank High pupils and Hermitage Academy pupils from Argyll and Bute.
19 January 2023
Mural Design for Workwear Made Easy
NC Graphic Design and Animation Students from West College Scotland Paisley campus have been invited to submit a mural design for an exciting competition, by forward thinking Paisley company, Workwear Made.
12 January 2023
Students Get a Taste for Denmark’s Hospitality
Hospitality students from the Colleges Clydebank and Paisley campuses visited Aarhus city in Denmark, as part of the Erasmus programme.
5 January 2023
Former Student Reece set to appear in The Apprentice!
BA (Hons) Drama Alumni Reece Donnelly is set to be one of the 18 candidates competing for Lord Sugar’s investment in the new series of the popular BBC show 'The Apprentice'.
20 December 2022
Paisley Golden Girls celebrate 26 years at the salon!
Local ladies, Ginny Thomson and Christine Gibson marked 26 years as long-standing clients of our Paisley Hair and Beauty Salon this month! Ginny & Christine both from Paisley, who the staff and students affectionately refer to as the “golden girls” have been getting pampered at the Renfrew Road campus since the mid 1990’s.