Since 1451, we’ve been tackling the world’s challenges with curiosity, innovation and partnership: nurturing seven Nobel laureates, two prime ministers, and a diverse range of renowned thinkers as they’ve worked to push the boundaries of what’s possible.
Among our inspiring people:
Today, our global community allows us to pursue the discoveries and connections that can improve our future, while our past achievements inspire our current world changers – Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Olympic gold medallist Katherine Grainger are both graduates.
We welcome 26,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from more than 140 countries, offering a modern learning environment across two campuses in a city world renowned for its friendliness and inclusiveness. A third campus in Dumfries is home to our School of Interdisciplinary Studies.
Changing the future
Currently, we are engaged in a £1bn programme of investment in our facilities, beginning with the construction of a new Learning and Teaching Hub at the centre of our home in the west end.
Our ambitious investment plan will:
We will create a campus to inspire the next generation of world changers.
Visit our website to find out more about our world-changing University community.
Our aim is to offer the best environment for your talent to flourish. We’re a home for world changing research and teaching, so if you have an idea, if you have dedication and passion, you could have what it takes to become a UofG world changer.
University of Glasgow students are inspired by opportunities to:
Offering choice and flexibility
Our doors are open to the brightest minds, regardless of background, with a choice of 600 undergraduate degree combinations and a flexible degree system, which means that if you’re studying at undergraduate level, you may be able to try up to four subjects before choosing a specialism.
Postgraduates can choose from more than 300 taught programmes.
An impressive 95.9% of our students are in employment or further study 6 months after graduation.
Visit our website to explore your study options.
A friendly city
Glasgow is the UK’s fourth largest city, and has a population of more than 60,000 students, so it has lots to offer you:
Find out more
If you have more questions about what it’s like to study at Glasgow, you can:
World changing research, teaching and engagement give our University community purpose, but it is people who drive our success. We achieve our ambitions through the talent, passion and motivation of our staff; and we work to provide a world-class environment.
We are a major employer in the city of Glasgow:
Our college system enables interdisciplinary collaboration while fostering a sense of belonging. We have four colleges, each bringing together the research and teaching expertise of a number of schools and institutes. Every college also has a graduate school.
Discover our current vacancies for academic and professional staff at the University of Glasgow.