University of Glasgow

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The University of Glasgow is one of Scotland’s four ancient universities, founded in 1451 and the fourth oldest university in the English speaking world. It has three campuses:

Courses and Specialisms

There is a wide range of degree combinations available, which are taught through four colleges: 

The university offers a huge range of undergraduate courses and is a centre for excellence in many areas, from languages and cultural studies to engineering and biological sciences. The flexibility of the arts, social sciences and science degrees means that students can study several subjects before choosing an honours specialism at the end of their second year. Many Glasgow students have the opportunity to study part of their degree abroad.


The university has around 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from more than 140 countries worldwide.

According to HESA, 95.9% of students from the 2016/17 academic year went into employment or further study within six months of graduating.

Facilities and Services

University facilities and services are extensive and include: two student unions, Glasgow University and Queen Margaret Unions; a 25 metre swimming pool; indoor and outdoor sporting facilities; a sports shop;  various catering outlets; a careers service; counselling services; a student services enquiry team; over 250 clubs and societies; an extensive library and an IT helpdesk. There are also 6 student residences close to campus.


The university ranks in the top 100 universities in the world.

Veterinary Medicine at the university is ranked 1st in the UK in The Complete University Guide 2020 League Tables.

In the same league tables, it also ranks 1st in the UK for Sports Science.


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Contact Details

G12 8QQ

Dumfries Campus

Bankend Road
01387 702001

Garscube Campus


Gilmorehill Campus


Off Campus