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For those  who were unable to make the Ayr Campus screening of the Bafta-nominated documentary We Are Northern Lights, by Nick Higgins of the School of Creative and Cultural Industries, the film is available to view online.

Through the film distributors, a special 50% discounted rate of £2.00 for download of the film has been offered to University Of The West Of Scotland  colleagues and students. The discounted rate is available from now until midnight on Monday 28th October; however once you have purchased the film you can watch it whenever you want within 30 days. If of interest, instructions for viewing are given below:

Guide to watching We Are Northern Lights online:

  1. Go to the We Are Northern Lights webpage

Teaching in Scotland –  Thurs 17th  October 12 – 1pm  GT11

Find out all you need to know about the teaching profession before applying for a PGDE course

Delivered by Isobel Kerr from the  Scottish Government.

And if you  decide to apply for a teaching Post Graduate Course :

Session on Applying for a PGDE   Friday 8th November 12 – 1 pm GT11 –  applications are now made through UCAS – this talk will take students through the process.

Delivered by Nigel Royle from the Careers Service

Students should  sign up for the above events on or contact 

We should also mention the UWS Employer Mentoring Scheme which is open for applications whereby a student is linked  with a professional person who gives their time to share their experience of work with the student. The programme is designed to motivate and inspire students. A flyer for this is attached – The deadline is 25th October.

Eligibility: 3rd or 4th year. Resident in Scotland for last 3 years prior to starting in HE  plus one of the following: parents did not attend University, direct entry from college, mature student.

Interested applicants should contact 

James MacMillan : Celebrated Scottish composer to give an insight into his career at Ayr Campus event – Thursday 24th October 2013

UWS Ayr Campus – 16.00-1800


Please find further detail on link below:


If you wish to register for this event – please email me Lesley-Anne Niven


Lesley-Anne Niven

Faculty Administrator

School of Creative & Cultural Industries

University of the West of Scotland

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