University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

格拉斯哥大学

Last Updated: 2022-04-09 14:18:43
Type of Institution
Comprehensive university
Areas of Program
Finance & Economics, Business Management, Computer & Information Technology, Engineering Science & Technology, Humanities, Law & Social Sciences, Life Sciences
Year of Establishment
1451
Founded Body/ Founder
University of Glasgow
Leadership
Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli FRSE AcSS (Principal and Vice-Chancellor)
Campus
University of Glasgow - Gilmorehill campus(Main Campus), University of Glasgow - Garscube campus, University of Glasgow - Dumfries campus
Student Number (local)
35000
Student Number (international)
7000
Number of Teaching Staff
7127

Introduction

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. We are one of the top 100 of the world's universities.

The University of Glasgow
- is ranked 73rd in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022
- is in the top 100 in the world: Times Higher World University Rankings 2022
- has been named Scottish University of the Year in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
- welcomes students from more than 140 countries worldwide
- has around 35,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students
- has a global community of over 219,000 alumni
- is a major employer in the city of Glasgow with more than 9,000 staff, including more than 4,800 research and teaching staff
- is undertaking a £1 billion estate investment to expand campus research & teaching facilities
- has annual research income of more than £168m
- is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities
- is a founding member of Universitas 21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting worldwide standards for higher education
- is a founding member of The Guild of European Research Intensive Universities
has strategic partnerships with the Universities of Columbia, Hong Kong, McGill and Sydney
- has 420 study abroad and exchange partners
- is home to The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, one of the leading university museums in the world
- has unique partnerships with the Singapore Institute of Technology, Nankai University and the University of Electronic Science & Technology of China meaning that we continue to extend our global footprint through innovative transnational education
- includes among its alumni, the father of economics Adam Smith, Scotland’s architect of devolution Donald Dewar and renowned physicist and engineer Lord Kelvin.

Specialty

Established in 1451, the University is the fourth oldest University in the English speaking world.
The University is in the top 100 in the world: Times Higher World University Rankings
The University welcomes students from more than 140 countries worldwide
The University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities
The University is a founding member of Universitas 21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting worldwide standards for higher education
The University has 420 study abroad and exchange partners.
The University has over 100 undergraduate majors, 600 over join-honours combinations.

Achievement

World Top 100 University by Times Higher Education and QS World Ranking
Scottish University of The Year 2022 by Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide
The University is a recipient of an institutional Bronze Award from Athena SWAN
The University has been recognised with a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher & Further Education
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