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University of Glasgow - UK

The Fraser Building,65 Hillhead Street,Glasgow,Scotland,G12 8QQ


Year Of Estabishment

1451

Staff

5,000 (approx)

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent

Accomodation

Yes

College Address

University AvenueGlasgowG12 8QQ Scotland

College website

http://www.gla.ac.uk

College Contact

+44 141 330 2000
Type

Public

Scholarship

N/A

No.of students

20,000-24,999 (apprx)

Intake

Sep/Oct

Overview



Overview

University of Glasgow was established in year 1451 it is a public university. The main campus of university is located in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. University runs on motto ?The Way, The Truth, The Life?.

Academic Ranking of World Universities has ranked University of Glasgow in between #9-17 nationally and in between #101-150 globally in year 2014. QS World rankings have ranked the university on #9 nationally and on #55 worldwide in year 2014/15. Times Higher Education World University Rankings has ranked University of Glasgow on #11 nationally and on #94 globally in year 2014/15.  University of Glasgow has been ranked by The Guardian on #24, Complete on #30 and Times/Sunday Times on #26 nationally in year 2015/16.

University of Glasgow is affiliated to Russel Group, Universitas 21, IRUN, Association of Commonwealth and Partnership of a European Group of Aeronautics and Space Universities. The chancellor of this university is Sir Kenneth Calman, rector is Edward Snowden and principal is Anton Muscatelli.

Campus

Glasgow?s main campus is Gilmorehill and it is located in Hillhead, homing sports facilities, dental school, veterinary, health and mental schools. The Gilmorehill campus is surrounded by natures wonders River Kelvin and Kelvingrove Park. Chapel which was made as a memorial for 755 sons is now used for Christmas Eves, daily services and other seasonal events. The Crichton Campus in Dumfries offers modular undergraduate programs in liberal arts degrees and other postgraduate programs.

Schools

University of Glasgow have various schools:

  • Adam Smith Business School
  • Dental School
  • School of Chemistry
  • School of Computing Science
  • School of Critical Studies
  • School of Culture and Creative Arts
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • School of Law
  • School of Life Sciences
  • School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Modern Languages and Cultures
  • School of Physics and Astronomy
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Social and Political Sciences
  • School of Veterinary Medicine

Departments

The universities departments are:

  • Art & Design
  • Bio Sciences & Biotechnology
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Economics & Commerce (B Com/H)
  • Education & Teaching
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Humanities
  • Journalism, Media, PR & Communication
  • Law
  • Linguistics (English Lit. & Hons)
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Medicine
  • Music & Dance
  • Psychology
  • Science

Teaching Standards

University has appointed world class faculty at the campus for the students. Faculty at the campus believe in preparing the students for the competitive market so they focus on academic integration. QS World rankings have ranked the university on #9 nationally and on #55 worldwide in year 2014/15. Times Higher Education World University Rankings has ranked University of Glasgow on #11 nationally.

Courses

Glasgow University offers undergraduate and master programs in variety of subjects. It is known for preparing students best in law, teaching, the church, medicine and civil service. Some of the major courses are:

  • Journalism, Media, PR & Communication
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Psychology

Student Facilities

University has two students union named Glasgow University Union and Queen Margaret Union which provides the largest Billiard Hall in Scotland, bars, nightclubs and live entertainment for the students. Reading rooms and libraries are available at the campus for students? convenience. University also has various debating students for enhancing the students speaking skills and polishing the students ability. Glasgow sports union has a variety of sports rowing, football, basketball, hockey, martial arts, cycling and netball.

Accommodation

Glasgow offers on campus housing in student apartment which are self-catered with internet connectivity and Wi-Fi for the graduate and undergraduate students.  Fully furnished rooms with chairs, desk, bed, desk lamp and drawers are provided to the students. Kitchens are also provided with cookers, shelf space, fridge and dining tables.

Notable Alumni

University of Glasgow has various notable alumni, some of them are:

  • John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr, biologist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Sir William Ramsay, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Frederick Soddy, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Hannah Frank, artist and sculptor
  • Richard Claverhouse Jebb, classical scholar and politician
  • William McIntyre, minister and educator
  • Andrew Melville, theologian and religious reformer
  • George Newlands, theologian
  • Thomas Reid, philosopher
  • Adam Smith, economist and philosopher

Scholarship

The university provides over 31 various programs of scholarships. Glasgow provides scholarship to graduate and undergraduate students based on merit. University believes at motivating the students for showing excellence and increase the quality of education. Eligible students may follow the university criteria for getting the scholarships.



Courses Offered

Environment and Sustainable Development MSc

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Classics and Theology and Religious Studies MA (Hons)

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English Literature and Film and Television Studies MA (Hons)

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International Management and Design Innovation MSc

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Archaeology MA (Hons)

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Archaeology and Business and Management MA (Hons)

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