The University of Glasgow was established in 1451, making it the fourth oldest university in the UK. Over 30,000 students’ study at the university from 185 countries who benefit from expert staff and a welcoming community. Currently spread over a few different campuses, with the main one being the Gilmore Hill campus in Hillhead. This is situated north of Kelvingrove Park, not far from aparto, Glasgow West End.
The University of Glasgow is a major research-led university operating in an international context with the following fundamental aims: to provide education through the development of learning in a research environment * to undertake fundamental, strategic and applied research to make a major contribution to local, regional, national and international communities through widening access and through working in partnership to support economic regeneration to sustain and add value to Scottish culture, to the natural environment and to the national economy.
University of Glasgow is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities. Russell Group Universities have huge social, economic and cultural impacts locally, across the UK and around the globe: They produce more than two-thirds of the world-leading research produced in UK universities and support more than 260,000 jobs across the country.
As a highly ranked global university, University of Glasgow has some impressive achievements and world-renowned history. It is ranked 17th in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
Notable alumni include Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, actor Gerard Butler, singer Emeli Sande and many more.