University of Glasgow


The University of Glasgow is a public institute founded in 1451 in Glasgow, Scotland. It is the 4th oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities. The University of Glasgow is recognized as the Scottish University of the Year 2022. The University of Glasgow consists of four colleges which are sub-divided into 20 schools of relevant academia, bringing together areas of excellence in teaching and research. The four main colleges are; the College of Arts, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, College of Science & Engineering, and College of Social Science.

The university changes the world with its expertise as a member of the Russel Group of leading research universities in the UK. The University of Glasgow's research income is placed among UK's top earnings for research. Some award-winning research work is being conducted in this university; the Boyd Orr Center for Population ad Ecosystems Health was awarded by notable Queens Anniversary Price for Higher Education. This university is ranked 4 for international student satisfaction in the UK because Glasgow guarantees that its graduate is equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to compete in the global workspace.


This institute has a population of around 35,000 students, including undergraduates and postgraduates, coming from over 140 countries worldwide. This university has a global community of over 219,000 alumni.

SRC (Glasgow University Students' Representative Council) is the legal representative for students, as it is recognized by Scotland Universities Act 1889. This council is responsible for representing students' interests and issues to the local and national government and management of the university. It also organizes Raising and Giving Week (RAG), Media Week, and Welfare Weeks. Moreover, it also funds some 130 societies and clubs.

GUSA (Glasgow University Sports Association) regulates all university student affairs and operates closely with the Sports and Recreation Service. This association have a large number of varied clubs, including Gaelic Football, Squash, Basketball, Football, Cycling, Netball, Martial Arts, Rowing and Hockey, which regularly compete in BUCS leagues.


Glasgow University has many undergraduate residences, including self-catered and catered residence halls. A variety of apartments and room types at varying costs are available for students to select from according to their budget and requirements.


Following are the global rankings of the University of Glasgow.

  • By Q.S. World Ranking, the University of Glasgow ranks 81.
  • According to Times Higher Education Ranking, the University of Glasgow ranks 86.
  • U.S. News and World Report rank the University of Glasgow at 84.


University of Glasgow
Glasgow, G12 8QQ

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