Clyde Arc bridge over river Clyde

Study in Glasgow

Welcome to Scotland

Choosing to study in Scotland means you will graduate with a qualification valued by employers around the world.


The University of Strathclyde is in the centre of Glasgow. The city is known for its diversity, friendliness, quality of life and reasonable cost of living.

Glasgow is the fourth largest and one of the most dynamic cities in the UK. Yet it is easy to travel around. Our students tell us that it is a brilliant city to live in. You can enjoy shopping, eating out, going to music and sporting events, or visiting museums and art galleries. You will find something to suit you in Glasgow.

  • 1,800 cafés and restaurants
  • Over 20 museums and galleries
  • More than 100 music events every week
  • Over 90 public parks and green spaces
  • UNESCO City of Music
  • World's friendliest city (Rough Guides 2016)
  • Top 20 ‘Best of the World’ destination (National Geographic Traveller 2016)

Living and studying in Glasgow you are only a short journey away from the beautiful mountains and lakes of the Trossachs and the Highlands. You are in the perfect place to explore everything that Scotland has to offer. Enjoy outdoor activities, castles and the unique and friendly culture.

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Scotland is famous for its breathtaking landscapes, with magnificent mountain ranges and castles. It is the perfect location to enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities. Try hill walking, skiing, mountain biking, water sports or paint-balling.

Scotland has many historic cities, including its capital city, Edinburgh. It is home to The Scottish Parliament, the famous Edinburgh Castle and many museums, galleries and cultural venues. This beautiful city is less than an hour away from Glasgow by train.