University Study in the United Kingdom: University of Glasgow

University Study in the United Kingdom: University of Glasgow — About

About University Study in the United Kingdom: University of Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, is a lively place to live and study. It offers excellent shopping, nightlife, museums, parks, and galleries. The friendly and welcoming multicultural city was recently voted "politest city in the UK."

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow consistently ranks as one of the UK's most highly rated schools. The university is host to more than 20,000 students from over 100 countries and offers an exceptional breadth of academic choice across the physical and life sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

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Housing & Meals

You will live in single rooms with shared facilities in residence halls near campus. Compare the various university halls at the University of Glasgow's Residential Services web page. You are guaranteed a place in university accommodation as long as you apply as soon as possible after receiving notification of acceptance to study. At all four locations, on-campus housing is guaranteed for students who apply by the deadline.


The University of Glasgow offers vibrant campus life through student clubs and organizations. In addition, the International Society organizes a wide range of events over the course of the year, aiming to give international students a different view of Scottish life and tradition.

Learning Outcomes

Students studying at the University of Glasgow will:

Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff at the University of Glasgow are some of the best in the UK.  The university is a member of the Russell Group – an academic honor reserved for only the top British universities, and International Office staff assist students with all questions related to immigration, housing, academic registration, and campus life. 

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