UWS students have further support from the University of the West of Scotland through there multi campus student association SAUWS.
“Student Association UWS (SAUWS) the voice of students across UWS. We provide opportunities for students to improve their courses, get involved in sports clubs and societies, run club nights and other entertainments, provide hardship funds and if you have any academic or welfare issues we can offer confidential and independent advice. The student body of UWS is as diverse as its geography, with students both mature, and not-so mature, International and home! The Univeristy embraces all parts of its diversity in its welcoming campuses in Ayr, Hamilton, Paisley and Dumfries.”