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University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.4) 2273 reviews

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Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2018 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
4 / 126
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
24th
Why Glasgow

Glasgow – a world top 100 university

World changers are welcome at the University of Glasgow. As one of the world’s top 100 universities, we’re committed to creating a learning environment where you can feel inspired.

We’re very proud to have been named Scottish University of the Year 2018 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.

What can you expect?

Flexible degree programmes

  • a wide range of subjects to choose from
  • our flexible degree structure means you’re not committed to a prescribed selection of subjects from the start of your degree

Inspiring teaching

  • established in 1451, Glasgow is the 4th oldest English speaking university in the world
  • we have a long history of inspiring world-changing thinkers, from economist Adam Smith, to the pioneer of television John Logie Baird and Scotland’s current First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

An international experience

  • we welcome more than 28,000 students from more than 140 countries
  • our study abroad programme gives you the opportunity to complete part of your degree in a partner institution in one of 180 destinations across the globe

An education to be proud of

  • we’re joint 1st in the Russell Group, 3rd in Scotland for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2017)
  • 95.9% of our students are in employment or further study 6 months after graduation (DLHE 2015/16)
  • We’re of only three UK universities to be awarded a five-star plus rating (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018)

The right resources

  • our 12-level library is open daily from 7.15am to 2am and online 24/7
  • we’ve recently invested £13m in sport and social facilities for you

A place to feel at home

  • The city of Glasgow has been ranked as the world's friendliest city (Rough Guides).
  • apply before 22 August for a guaranteed place in one of our student residences

 

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

91 % FULL-TIME
9% PART-TIME
79 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
21% MATURE STUDENTS
71 % UNDERGRADUATE
29% POSTGRADUATE

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2017

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

19,355
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes

Reviews

Anonymous

University of Glasgow
Electronic and Software Engineering BSc (Hons)
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

has had a lot of ups and downs, the jump from school to uni was a bit difficult but I have made a lot of friends, join a few societies and met my boyfriend here and overall enjoy living in...

R

University of Glasgow
Sociology/Politics (SocSci) MA (Hons)
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

I like it a lot. There are things that could be improved, but these are minor and I would stress that the things that are great about Glasgow feel genuinely...

Where you'll study

University of Glasgow

The Fraser Building 65 Hillhead Street Glasgow Glasgow, City Of G12 8QQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Exhibition Centre   0.4 miles away

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