University of Glasgow
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