UWS Students respond to Campus Closure

BY Gordon McColm At twenty to eleven last night UWS students received the latest announcement from their academic leadership. As of 5pm this afternoon, campuses would be officially closed. Not a particular surprise as the outbreak of the coronavirus in Scotland continues to escalate. Cases in Ayrshire today climbed to 34. A few of the staff and students who have been on campus since face-to-face lectures were suspended last week, said that it had been ‘quiet’. For some students the announcement has helped. Suzanne left university accommodation last week, heading home to work remotely there. She says she feels justified … Continue reading UWS Students respond to Campus Closure

UWS Ayr Campus international students returning to their countries as COVID-19 spreads

By Nora Garcia The UWS Ayr Campus advised last Friday for their students ‘’not to attend campuses from the 16th of March’’ as a consequence of the spread of the coronavirus. After that announcement, UWS International students started to get … Continue reading UWS Ayr Campus international students returning to their countries as COVID-19 spreads

Ayrshire Businesses Highlight The Importance Tourism Plays In The Local Economy

The Beechwood Guest House on Prestwick Road, Mancini’s Ice Cream in Prestwick and The Waterfront Restaurant in Ayr all speak to UWS News detailing the vital role tourists from both England and across the world have on their businesses. Continue reading Ayrshire Businesses Highlight The Importance Tourism Plays In The Local Economy

UWS TV, “On Ayr” February 2019

Presented by Eszter Tarnai and Sarah Peddie with reports from Jack Ewing, Amy Park, Alex Doherty, Scott Bevan and Anais Mampuya. Sports reports and analysis  from Darren Weir and Sandrine Wyrich. Directed by Sarah Heckes, technical consultant Gareth Malone.   Continue reading UWS TV, “On Ayr” February 2019