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 cardiovascular research to creative writing. 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.
The university has more than 26,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students from more than 140 countries worldwide.
According to HESA, 95.9% of students from the 2015/16 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 six-lane swimming pool; indoor and outdoor sporting facilities; a sports shop; various catering outlets; a careers service; counselling services; a student services enquiry team; over 200 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.
Dentistry at the university is ranked 1st in the UK in The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2018.
In the same league tables, it ranked 2nd in the UK for veterinary medicine.
The university has been named Scottish University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.
Courtesy of University of Glasgow