University of Glasgow is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1451 by a royal charter from Pope Nicholas V. It is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the second oldest university in Scotland.
It is a member of Russell Group (association of public research universities in the UK) and Universitas 21 (an international network of research universities).
Schools & Colleges
It has 20 schools and four colleges.
Schools - Education, Engineering, Life Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Psychology, Geographical and Earth Sciences, Law, Computing Science, Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry, and others
Colleges - Arts; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences; Social Sciences; Science and Engineering
Programs & Degrees
Zoology, Veterinary Biosciences, Neuroscience, Microbiology, Finance & Statistics, Earth Science, Law, Dentistry, Chemical Physics, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Nursing, Virology, Aerospace Systems, Community Development, Human Biology, and others
Theatre Studies, Astrophysics, Sociology, Portuguese, Music, Medicine, English Language, History of Art, Latin, Celtic Studies, Theoretical Physics, Spanish, Astronomy, Economics, Pharmacology, Scottish History, Statistics, and others
Statistics, Public Health, Medicine, Plant Science, Management, Law, Mathematics, Earth Sciences, Classics, Chemistry, Cell Biology, History, Mental Health, Psychology, Politics, Microbiology, and others
Researchers at Glasgow put the main focus on bringing an impact that ensures to make a great positive change in the world. It covers the range of research areas. The partnerships with various public and private organizations work effectively in creating an impact on society and economy.
The broad-based excellence agenda of the university has placed it at the 12th and 2nd positions in the UK and Scotland, respectively, by the Research Excellence Framework.
For undergraduate study at Glasgow, applicants need to apply through UCAS, while an online application is required for the postgraduate study. They must follow the entry requirements and other details for their applications, which depend on the chosen programs. English test is mandatory for applicants with no English as their first language. Before applying, it is advised to check all information.
The university has three main campuses.
The university offers library, museum, art gallery, disability service, chaplaincy, accommodation, career service, counseling services,
More than 200 clubs and societies at Glasgow University engage students all through the year apart from their academic sessions. Several kinds of social, cultural and sports activities are held on the campus that encourages students to participate what they are interested in. They get countless opportunities to explore their passions and interests, and enjoy university life in their own ways.
Stevenson Building and Garscube Sports Complex offers a variety of sports facilities that include swimming pool, activity hall, squash courts, changing rooms, lockers, tennis courts, exercise studios, disabled access, etc.
With the aim of supporting students in all ways, the university provides a range of financial support programs. It helps both undergraduate and postgraduate students to pursue their study with the needed funds. These include scholarships, grants, loans etc. The students must meet the eligibility requirements to avail the financial support benefits.
Why to join?
The diverse University community, award-winning faculty, highly supportive learning environment, world-class facilities, international partnerships, and stunning campus, attracts students and staff from more than 120 countries to be a part of the University of Glasgow and achieve their desired goals.