University of GlasgowOverview
The University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning, and is the fourth oldest university in the English speaking world. The University of Glasgow is recognised internationally for its ground-breaking work and has inspired thinkers from eminent scientist Lord Kelvin to the father of economics Adam Smith. Whilst the University is steeped in history and tradition it is immensely proud of its past but focused on an exciting future.
Glasgow’s position in the UK’s top 10 earners for research and as a member of the elite Russell Group enables the University to provide an education that inspires respect from employers and satisfaction from students. Glasgow is ranked in the top 1% of Universities in the world by QS World Rankings, 2013. Glasgow is also a founder member of Universitas 21, an international group of universities setting worldwide standards for higher education.
Excellence in teaching
Our research-led approach is one of the reasons why a degree from the University of Glasgow is so prized, but our students also benefit from opportunities to study abroad, improve their employability, take part in work placements and explore a wide range of social activities. As a result, we welcome students from more than 120 countries around the world every year. We make sure our graduates are equipped with the skills they need to compete in a global workplace, and with friendships and networks that last a lifetime.