University description (as per official university website)
On 1st August 2007, the University of Paisley and Bell College merged to create Scotlandís biggest modern university with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley.
With over 18,000 students and almost 2,000 staff, the University is unique in its geographical coverage across the West of Scotland.
Wide range of academic, social and sporting facilities
Friendly campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley
Extensive range of programmes from degree and certificate level to MSc
Courses in business, computing, engineering and science, media, language and music, health, nursing and midwifery, social sciences and education.
The University is committed to providing students with the best possible facilities to support them in their studies. Each of our campuses boasts a well-stocked library plus computer laboratories with free e-mail and web access.
Across the full range of subjects, specialised facilities and equipment enable students to develop their skills and gain practical experience to supplement their theoretical knowledge.
The necessities of life are looked after by our accommodation and catering services, while the Students' Association and Robertson Trust Sports Centre offer plenty of entertainment and leisure opportunities.