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.