The University of Strathclyde received its charter in 1964, though it was founded in 1796, as Anderson’s Institute. It is the third largest university in Scotland, with an international reputation and outlook.
The university campus is right in the heart of Glasgow.
Courses and Specialisms
Courses are credit based, flexible, modular courses, taught through four faculties:
The university offers a range of part time and distance learning options.
You could spend part of your undergraduate course abroad through the European Erasmus+ programme or exchanges with universities in Europe, the USA, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand and Australia.
Strathclyde is one of only two universities in the UK to teach Prosthetics and Orthotics.
Strathclyde has over 22,000 full and part time students. Around 15% are international students from more than 100 countries.
According to HESA, 96.2% of students went into employment or further study within six months after graduating in 2014/15.
Facilities and Services
The library has great facilities spread over five floors with areas suitable for individual and group study. There are numerous computer labs, with most open 24/7, as well as extensive wi-fi zones.
The Sports Union is one of the best ways to get involved in university life. There are 47 clubs to choose from in a whole variety of sports. The university also has 130 clubs and societies to get involved in.
There are plans to build a £33 million state-of-the-art sports centre, which aims to provide its students with some of the best facilities in the country. This is coming in 2018.
The university is ranked 1st in the UK for medical technology and aural and oral sciences in the Complete University Guide Subject Tables 2018.
Courtesy of University of Strathclyde