University of the West of Scotland



Glasgow HIV outbreak result of ‘perfect storm’ of homelessness and cocaine injecting

Homelessness and a rise in cocaine injecting have been linked to a 10-fold increase in HIV infection among drug users in Glasgow, according to new research.

Published 10 April 2019

Ground-breaking report reveals housing’s ‘key’ role for living well with dementia

A report into the role housing plays in supporting people affected by dementia has found that housing is a key consideration to living well, but is underdeveloped within the current integration agenda for health and social care.

Published 27 September 2018

University of the West of Scotland’s urban village plans approved in principle

Plans to transform the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) site in Hamilton into an ‘urban village’ complete with 365 homes and a five-storey hotel have been given the green light.

Published 21 February 2018

University of the West of Scotland outlines Hamilton ‘urban village’ proposals

New plans have been revealed to transform the Hamilton campus of the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) into an ‘urban village’ complete with 365 homes, some of which will be affordable housing.

Published 19 October 2017

Dementia friendly home unveiled at BRE Innovation Park

A new demonstration house which could make home life easier for those living with dementia was launched at the BRE Innovation Park in Ravenscraig yesterday.

Published 2 June 2016