Studying at University of Strathclyde?

University of Strathclyde offers a great university experience. Find out why our aparto Glasgow West End residents love studying there.

University experience

The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, it is Glasgow's second-oldest university, having received its royal charter in 1964 as the first technological university in the United Kingdom. Taking its name from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde, it is Scotland's third-largest university by number of students, with students and staff from over 100 countries.

The University of Strathclyde is located in the centre of Glasgow – the largest city in Scotland. There are over 400 courses to study across the four faculties.

The department of Physics was rated number one in the UK. Facilities at the university include a 24-hour library, a Wi-Fi café and The Centre for Sports & Recreation.

Glasgow is a fun and vibrant city, diverse in culture and history. You will be studying within easy reach of shops, galleries, restaurants, bars and clubs.

Alumni of the university include the CEO of Scottish Enterprise, the Vice President of Engineering at Google and the originator of fingerprint identification.

The institution was named University of the Year 2012 by Times Higher Education and again in 2019, becoming the first university to receive this award twice. It is one of the 39 old universities in the UK comprising the distinctive second cluster of elite universities.

Student life at University of Strathclyde

Get involved at the student’s association where you can join clubs and take part in activities and events. There are a huge range of activities, hobbies and causes. From quizzes, speaker training to open mic nights, there is tons to get involved in.

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Location

The University of Strathclyde is located close in the city centre. The journey time from aparto Glasgow West End, is around a 10-minute drive.

In the city centre there is also a train station with a regular train service to other areas of the UK.

Your home in Glasgow

aparto Glasgow West End is home to a vibrant international student community.

Glasgow West End

145 Kelvinhaugh St, Glasgow G3 8PX

Choose from modern rooms and enjoy a range of facilities including lots of social spaces, gym, cinema room and courtyard. Say hi to our resident cat Lucky and our two turtles!  

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