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University of Strathclyde

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • 246 QS World University Rankings 2014
  • 257 QS World University Rankings 2013
  • 249 QS World University Rankings 2015
Campus setting Urban
Living cost RM 4,311 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students Contact the university / college
Institution type Public

About University of Strathclyde

Based in Glasgow, Scotland, the University of Strathclyde is Glasgow's second university by age, established in 1796, and received University Status in 1964. It was UK's first technological university, and the third largest university by number of students in Scotland.

University of Strathclyde is organized into four faculties: the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Science, and the Strathclyde Business School. The university ranked 8th in the UK for Pharmacy, 12th for Business and management studies, 12th for Allied health professions and studies, 13th for Law, 17th for Chemistry, and 21st for Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Campus information

The Library has over 750,000 volumes and 8,000 current journal subscription. Hundreds of networked computers with Internet access are provided in the library as well. The Centre for Sport & Recreation features courts and pitches, swimming pool, a weight training area and other sports and fitness facilities. Accommodation is provided for the students, all the flats in the Campus Village are self-catering, and it is well-equipped with shared kitchens. Plenty of restaurants and cafes are provided on campus.

The University of Strathclyde is located in the heart of Glasgow, the biggest and most cosmopolitan city in Scotland. The city centre has a vibrant and dynamic arts scene, music, nightlife, restaurants and much more. The city is well-served by the excellent public transport networks.


Going to University often means that you will be living away from home for the first time. You'll need to find somewhere to stay where you'll feel settled, comfortable and safe. At Strathclyde, we'll provide secure accommodation for every new student where you can make friends and feel at the centre of university life. To make your time here as easy and straightforward as possible, we have a dedicated Residence Services team to help you all year round. All our residences also have Residence Assistants who are on duty outwith office hours. To make sure that we stay in tune with your needs, students elect representatives at the beginning of term to form Hall Committees to co-ordinate social events and raise issues on your behalf.

The University's halls of residence are where you'll get to know lots of people very quickly - where you'll make lifelong friendships and find out more about yourself. All residences offer an independent lifestyle where you retain your privacy but still have the company of others if you wish. There are opportunities to join in social events, ranging from traditional Scottish celebrations to international events which reflect the cosmopolitan flavour of the residences. Over 1,440 students live in the University's campus village in the heart of the John Anderson Campus. A further 400 live in University accommodation within close walking distance of the Campus.


Courses available 10

Accounting & Finance 2 Business, Management 4 Engineering 1 English Language 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 1 Law 2 Mass Communication & Media 1


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