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University of Strathclyde

Student rating
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(4.2) View reviews

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Excellent place to study. Great support from all the staff and great opportunities for further experience.

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WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
11 / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021

Overall rating

( 4.40) 

The University of Strathclyde is located in the centre Glasgow – the largest city in Scotland. There are over 400 courses to study across the four faculties, which are:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  •  Science
  •  Strathclyde Business School

The university was voted Times Higher Education UK Entrepreneurial University in 2013/14 and in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF), the department of Physics was rated number one in the UK. Facilities at the university include a 24 hour library, a Wi-Fi café and The Centre for Sports & Recreation.

Glasgow is a fun and vibrant city, diverse in culture and history. You will be studying within easy reach of shops, galleries, restaurants, bars and clubs.

Alumni of the university include the CEO of Scottish Enterprise, the Vice President of Engineering at Google and the originator of fingerprint identification.

Students say:

“Loved it.”

“It is a good university. One of the top of universities in the UK.”

“Made great friends, feel supported and loved the experience.”

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2019 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)


Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2019 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)


Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
26 May 21

Physics MPhys

The online delivery affected this year experience quite badly, especially at the beginning. We were told we would have...
26 May 21

Mechanical Engineering with International Study MEng

Definitely room for improvement but comparing to nanyang technological university where I studied on my year abroad and...

Student rating ( 4.2 ) 1482 reviews

5 star 42%
4 star 43%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of Strathclyde

McCance Building 16 Richmond Street Glasgow Glasgow, City Of G1 1XQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: High Street Glasgow  0.1 miles away

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Cost of living

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