The University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning, and is the fourth oldest university in the English speaking world. Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is recognised internationally for its ground-breaking work and has inspired thinkers from eminent scientist Lord Kelvin to the father of economics Adam Smith.
- 65th in the QS World University Rankings 2018 which means we are a world top 100 university.
- 80th Times Higher World University Rankings 2017/18
- 95.9% of students in employment or further study 6 months after graduation (Higher Education Statistics Agency 2016/17)
- Glasgow is the world's friendliest city (Rough Guides 2014)
Glasgow at a glance
- Member of the prestigious Russell Group of 26 leading UK research intensive universities in the UK
- Founder member of Universitas 21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting worldwide standards for higher education
- Annual research earnings of more than £181 million
- 2,500 research staff
We offer a range of comfortable and affordable accommodation options for postgraduates, from halls of residence to student apartments. Most new students and all new international students are guaranteed accommodation (subject to our admissions policy).
The University of Glasgow library has one of the biggest collections in Europe and offers access to more than 2.5 million books and 30,000 e-journals. It has study spaces for 2,564 students and is open for 361 days a year. Students have access to more than 800 student PCs at the library, the largest cluster of student PCs on campus, and Wi-Fi access throughout the building.
Modified on June 01, 2018