The University of the West of Scotland

Jane O'Rorke

Jane O'Rorke

Senior WP Development Officer
0141 849 4126
jane.ororke@uws.ac.uk

The information on this page was last updated on 3 September 2018.

The details of support available can change, so before you apply it's best to speak to the named contact to check exactly what they offer.

Coming to university is exciting and challenging, and as a care-experienced young person we can offer you a wide range of support to help you succeed in your studies at the University of the West of Scotland. Our Senior WP Development Officer, Jane O’Rorke, is here to provide 1:1 customised support before, during and after your time with us. Here are some of the things we can help you with:

Support we offer

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  • A named contact
  • Outreach sessions or activities
  • Pre-application help
  • Guidance for offer holders
  • A web page for care leavers
  • Careers advice and support after graduation

Accommodation we offer

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  • A place to live all year round
  • If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year

Funding support we offer

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  • Specific funding that's just for care leavers
  • Additional funding available (such as bursaries and grants)
  • Support for students seeking asylum
  • Support for those with discretionary leave to remain
  • Financial advice

We have a team of specialist advisers available to help you with any more complex student funding eligibility enquiries, such as repeating years, getting back on track if things go wrong, and accessing discretionary, childcare and trust funds.

Our team of specialist advisers can also work with you to support your money management skills and financial capability. By avoiding money mishaps or stresses during your studies, you are more likely to focus on your studies and pass your course. These skills are also useful for life after graduation.

166 courses

Course information from Unistats was last updated in August 2018

Accounting Hamilton Sandwich year
BAcc Unistats
Accounting Paisley Sandwich year
BAcc Unistats
Adult Nursing Hamilton
BSc Unistats
Adult Nursing Dumfries
BSc Unistats
Adult Nursing Paisley
BSc Unistats
Aircraft Engineering Paisley Part time
BEng Unistats
Aircraft Engineering Ayrshire College Part time
BEng Unistats
Aircraft Engineering Ayrshire College
BEng Unistats
Applied Biomedical Science Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Applied Bioscience Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Applied Bioscience Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Applied Bioscience and Zoology Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Applied Bioscience and Zoology Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Biomedical Science Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Biomedical Science Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Business Dumfries
Business Dumfries Part time
Business Hamilton Part time
Business Hamilton
Business Paisley
Business Paisley Part time
Business & Finance Paisley Part time
Business & Finance Hamilton Part time
Business & Marketing Paisley Part time
Business Technology Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Business Technology Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Chemical Engineering Paisley Sandwich year
BEng Unistats
Chemical Engineering Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BEng Unistats
Chemistry Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Chemistry Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Childhood Practice Ayr Part time
Civil Engineering Paisley Sandwich year
BEng Unistats
Civil Engineering Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BEng Unistats
Commercial Music Ayr Part time
Computer Animation Arts Paisley Part time
BSc Unistats
Computer Games Development Hamilton Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Games Development Hamilton Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Games Development Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Games Development Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Games Technology Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Games Technology Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Networking Hamilton Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Networking Hamilton Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Networking Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Networking Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Science Hamilton Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Science Hamilton Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Science Dumfries Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Science Dumfries Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Science Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer Science Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Computer-Aided Design Paisley Part time
BSc Unistats
Cyber Security Hamilton
BSc Unistats
Cyber Security Hamilton Part time
BSc Unistats
Digital Art and Design Ayr Part time
Education Ayr Sandwich year
Engineering Management Hamilton Part time
BEng Unistats
Environmental Health Paisley Sandwich year
Environmental Health Paisley Part time Sandwich year
Events Management Hamilton Part time
Events Management Paisley Part time
Forensic Science Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Forensic Science Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Health and Social Care London Part time
CertHE Unistats
Information Technology Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Information Technology Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Information Technology Dumfries Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Information Technology Dumfries Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Information Technology Hamilton Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Information Technology Hamilton Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
IT Software Development Hamilton Part time
BSc Unistats
Law Paisley
Law Paisley Part time
Legal Studies Paisley
Legal Studies Paisley Part time
Mechanical Engineering Paisley Sandwich year
BEng Unistats
Mechanical Engineering Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BEng Unistats
Midwifery Hamilton
BSc Unistats
Music Technology Paisley Part time
BSc Unistats
Performance Ayr Part time
Pharmacy Science and Health Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Pharmacy Science and Health Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Physics Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Physics Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Physics with Nuclear Technology Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Physics with Nuclear Technology Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Professional Health Studies Dumfries Part time
Professional Health Studies Hamilton Part time
Professional Health Studies Paisley Part time
Psychology Paisley
BSc Unistats
Psychology Paisley Part time
BSc Unistats
Social Science Hamilton
Social Science Hamilton Part time
Social Work Dumfries
Social Work Paisley
Society, Politics & Policy Paisley Part time
Sport and Exercise Science Hamilton Part time
BSc Unistats
Sport Coaching Hamilton
BSc Unistats
Sport Coaching Hamilton Part time
BSc Unistats
Sport Development Hamilton Part time
BSc Unistats
Tourism Management Ayr Part time
Web and Mobile Development Paisley Sandwich year
BSc Unistats
Web and Mobile Development Paisley Part time Sandwich year
BSc Unistats