Why choose the University of Glasgow?
A prestigious past
As the 4th oldest university in the English-speaking world, the University of Glasgow has a long and proud academic history. Founded in 1451, the University played a key role in the Scottish Enlightenment in the 18th Century, and can count economist Adam Smith and engineer James Watt among its notable alumni.
The international experience
The University of Glasgow has a proven record of giving international students a fantastic education, and is ranked in the UK’s top 5 for student experience. Glasgow is a particularly welcoming city, named the world’s friendliest in a recent Rough Guides survey.
A beautiful campus
With its stunning Gothic architecture, the University of Glasgow looks like something straight from the pages of a fantasy book. However, the lovely campus also features the best in modern resources for students, with over £400 million invested in facilities since 2001.
The University of Glasgow offers a generous range of subjects to choose from. Many are ranked in the UK’s top 10, including Accounting and Finance, Computer Science, Education, several types of Engineering, Law and Sports Science (Complete University Guide 2017). The University has links with over 4,500 businesses, helping to provide great opportunities for Glasgow graduates.