International Study Centre

Join the Chinese community at the University of Strathclyde

Posted 20 June 2017
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The University of Strathclyde has a diverse mix of students, with more than 100 different nationalities. There are currently around 700 Chinese students, who study alongside other students from the UK and across the world.

A warm welcome

The University has a long history of welcoming students from China. When you arrive, the Chinese Society is a great place to meet new friends, celebrate your culture, and learn about Scotland. 

Study in the heart of Glasgow

Located in Glasgow, Strathclyde is a leading international technological university. It is Scotland’s biggest city, and the third largest in the UK. To find out why international students love Glasgow, watch our video:


Strong relationships with China

The University has close links with top Chinese universities, including Fudan, Nanjing and Zhejiang. It is also home to the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools (CISS), which promotes education co-operation between China and Scotland.

Your pathway to the University of Strathclyde

 You can progress to the University when you successfully complete a pathway programme at the University of Strathclyde International Study Centre (ISC). At the ISC, you will study English language and academic modules that prepare you for your degree. 

Pathway programmes:

Engineering scholarship

A combined scholarship is available for the duration of an International Study Centre programme and a degree at the University of Strathclyde. Check out our scholarship page to find out more.

 Strathclyde ISC student Yanran Kong

"I chose the University of Strathclyde because it’s famous for my preferred subject of Business Administration. The International Study Centre is helping me to adapt to the different environment here by teaching communication and teamwork skills."
Yanran from China

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