University of Glasgow

Rank 87
Established 1451
Famous for

Economics, MBA, Law

Fees £19,000.00 - £29,000.00

Overview

The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world, founded in 1451. Based in Scotland’s largest city, the University of Glasgow is one of the world’s top 100 universities and currently has 26,000 students from over 120 different countries enrolled. Glasgow is also a member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research universities.

Throughout its history, Glasgow has produced six Nobel laureates, one Prime Minister, Scotland's inaugural First Minister, and the country's first female medical graduates. 96% of the University of Glasgow's research-active staff work in areas that have been independently assessed as producing research of international importance.

The University of Glasgow’s main campus is located in the cosmopolitan West End of Glasgow, just three miles from the city centre. Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and the world's friendliest (Rough Guides 2019) and was recently ranked in the top 10 "Best Cities in the World in 2019" by Time Out. Glasgow is firmly established as one of Europe's most vibrant cities with a wealth of cultural attractions, stunning architecture, abundant parks and green spaces, fantastic shopping, and a year-round programme of world-class events and festivals.

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Services

The Student Counselling and Advisory Service forms one part of the student support network and is available to registered students of the University of Glasgow.

The Welcome Team will meet international students as they arrive at Glasgow Airport and direct them to the free transportation and their new student home. International Student Support also runs an orientation programme before the beginning of the term to help international students settle in. Pre-sessional English lessons are also available for incoming international students.

Rankings

  • 12th in the Times University Guide 2024
  • 13th in the Guardian University Guide 2024
  • 78th in the QS World University Rankings 2025
  • 87th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 101st-150th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2023

The University of Glasgow performed impressively in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, recognised for its world-leading research and its positive impact on society. The University has one of the broadest research bases in the UK, with a wide range of disciplines reflected in the academic community.

Courses

Accommodation

Overseas students are guaranteed a place in accommodation provided they have accepted an unconditional offer to study and their completed application form is received by the year of entry deadline – usually August. There are around 3,500 rooms in and around the north-west of the city, the furthest of which is 45 minutes’ walk away from the main campus.

The Accommodation Office can also assist students with finding private rented accommodation in and around Glasgow. These include private flats, shared houses or lodgings.

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