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Facts & Figures

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Everyone wants the facts about Strathclyde - so we've summed it all up for you here. The figures are certainly impressive. They show that we're already one of the UK's leading universities and getting bigger and better each year, as more people are choosing to benefit from our forward-looking, flexible approach to academic excellence.

The University of Strathclyde is in the heart of Glasgow - Scotland's biggest city.

It opened in 1796 following a bequest from Professor John Anderson.

We received a Royal Charter in 1964.

Today, the University is the third largest in Scotland.

Students from over 100 countries study with us here in Glasgow - 9% of our students are from overseas.

We have 67 buildings over 500 acres of land.

We have around 29,000 full- and part-time students.

Strathclyde is one of the largest providers of continuing professional development in the UK - 34,000 people take part in our CPD programmes.

Mature students make up 20% of our intake each year.

In the most recent teaching quality assessments, the University scored a 92% rating at either 'excellent' or 'highly satisfactory'- ahead of all other universities in Scotland.

The University has four faculties - Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science and Strathclyde Business School.

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