University of Glasgow

City/Town: Glasgow 

Region: Scotland

Why study at the University of Glasgow?

  • is ranked 65th in the world and was the first UK university to be rated as 5 Stars Plus overall (QS World University Rankings 2018)
  • welcomes students from more than 140 countries worldwide
  • has more than 26,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • is a major employer in the city of Glasgow with more than 7,600 staff, including 2,370 active researchers
  • has annual research income of more than £177m
  • is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities
  • is ranked in the top 10 of Russell Group universities for teaching (NSS 2016)
  • is a founder member of Universitas 21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting worldwide standards for higher education
  • includes among its alumni, the father of economics Adam Smith, Scotland’s architect of devolution Donald Dewar and renowned physicist and engineer Lord Kelvin.

Glasgow: Scotland’s Friendliest City

  • UK’s third largest city with population of approximately 600,000
  • Glasgow is “a byword for style and chic” (Lonely Planet) and possesses “a warmth and energy that leave every visitor impressed” (Lonely Planet)
  • Host city for the 2014 Commonwealth Games
  • UNESCO World City of Music, hosting over 130 vibrant music events every week including rock, pop and classical performances.
  • Home to more than 20 world-class museums and art galleries
  • The best shopping outside London, dubbed “a shopping paradise” by Lonely Planet