More than 23,000 students from over 100 countries enjoy a student experience at the University of Strathclyde, one of the leading technology universities in the UK.
Located in the heart of the city of Glasgow, you will receive excellent teaching, be part of world-class research and benefit from excellent links with industry. Strathclyde has a strong reputation with employers for producing top quality graduates, making it the perfect place to prepare for your future career. Before you join your chosen degree programme, you can study at the International Study Centre to prepare for your degree with other international students.
The University of Strathclyde is ranked 15th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2021 and 23rd in the UK by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
Strathclyde also has a range of subjects ranked in the UK top 10 (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021). These are:
1st Accounting and Finance
1st Subject allied to Medicine
2nd Social Policy
3rd Communication and Media Studies
3rd Pharmacology & Pharmacy
5th Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering
5th Biological Sciences
5th Chemical Engineering
5th Electrical and Electronic Engineering
5th Mechanical Engineering
6th Social Work
7th Business Studies
7th Civil Engineering
The University of Strathclyde has retained its five-star overall rating in the QS Stars University Ratings (2017-21). Assessed in eight categories including teaching, employability, research, internationalisation, facilities, innovation, inclusiveness, and specialist, the university has scored highly across the board, achieving five stars in each area.
The University of Strathclyde, on top of being recognised for its 5-star rating, is a highly praised institution. Just a few of the accolades it has received are as follows:
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Stand out from the crowd with the help of the University's careers services. A degree from the University of Strathclyde integrates practical learning experiences that include internships and work placements. 94% of graduates were in work or study six months after graduation (provided by the University of Strathclyde Strategy & Policy team 2018).
At the University of Strathclyde, you’ll be at the cutting edge of innovation and discovery. The University has innovative teaching and learning facilities and is transforming the campus, with investment set to reach £1 billion by 2025. This includes a £31 million investment in the new Strathclyde Sport facility, which opened in 2018 and the Learning and Teaching Hub, opening in 2020.
Follow in the footsteps of Strathclyde graduates who have made ground-breaking global achievements. Some of the University’s acclaimed former students include John Logie Baird - inventor of the television, James Blyth - who built the world’s first electricity-producing wind turbine, and Henry Faulds - the originator of fingerprint identification.
The University of Strathclyde has local and global links with industry, businesses, and the voluntary and public sectors. The Technology and Innovation Centre on campus is home to companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, SSE, Scottish Power and the Weir Group.
Live in the centre of one of the UK’s largest, most dynamic and welcoming cities. Glasgow provides the perfect balance of culture and beauty, with historic castles and the beautiful Highlands within easy reach.
The International Study Centre is located in the Graham Hills Building, in central Glasgow, alongside the rest of the campus. View the University's campus map.