Life at Strathclyde
Here at the University of Strathclyde we want to ensure you have a healthy study/life balance. Strathclyde has everything you need for an amazing student experience. Its amazing facilities include a state-of-the-art library and Scotland’s biggest students' union.
The University offers a range of ways you can experience student life in Glasgow. These opportunities are also available to students of the International Study Centre.
Get the most out of your university experience by getting involved in the activities at the Students' Union. This is a great way to meet people. Employers value the skills and experience you will gain.
10-floor Union building with bars, restaurants and a café
- More than 170 clubs and societies
- Over 50 sport and fitness clubs
- Student Media Centre
- Strathclyde International Society
Centre for Sport & Recreation
The University Centre for Sport & Recreation provides a range of facilities and services. They include fitness classes, squash courts, a gym and free weights training area, a cardiovascular suite and a swimming pool. There is also a playing field with pitches for football, rugby and hockey.
Investing in wellbeing
A new £31 million Sport, Health and Wellbeing facility is expected to open in summer 2018. It will include a six-lane swimming pool and a large gym area. There will also be a specialist academic space for teaching and research.
You will have access to first-class IT
facilities and services to support you in your studies. These include campus PCs,
IT support and training, a student web portal and a virtual learning environment.
You might need some quiet time to study alone. Or you could have some group work to complete. Whatever your study needs, the University Library has a wide variety of areas to suit you. Find the information you need in around one million print volumes, more than one million electronic books and over 105,000 e-journals.