The place of useful learning
Founded in 1796 as 'a place of useful learning', we're a leading technological University with around 23,000 students from more than 100 nations. We've an international reputation for teaching excellence with a five-star Overall Rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.
Our campus is in the heart of Glasgow, one of the largest cities in the United Kingdom, and we're just a one-hour flight from London.
The best thing about Strathclyde is how world-class their research and facilities are. Your lecturers are all experts in their fields, but are also supportive and accessible if you need extra help or want to learn more.
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Times Higher Education University of the Year - again!
We're delighted to have won Times Higher Education University of the Year 2019 - the only university to be awarded the UK-wide award for a second time! We have also been recognised for Widening Participation Initiative of the Year.Read more about our success
Thinking about undergraduate study?
Our virtual visits give you the opportunity to find out more about study and life at the University of Strathclyde. We’re hosting a number of online sessions throughout the coming months.Virtual visits
Chat to a student ambassador
If you want to know more about what it’s like to be a student at the University of Strathclyde, a selection of our current students are here to help!
Our Unibuddy ambassadors can answer all the questions you might have about courses and studying at Strathclyde, along with offering insight into their experiences of life in Glasgow and Scotland.Chat now!
Student life at Strathclyde
We've a thriving international community with students coming here to study from over 100 countries across the world. Find out all you need to know about studying in Glasgow at Strathclyde and hear from students about their experiences.International students
University of Strathclyde International Study Centre
We're home to University of Strathclyde International Study Centre, offering international students who don't meet direct academic entry requirements the option to complete preparation programmes. They include our Undergraduate Foundation, International Year One and Pre-Master programmes.International Study Centre
The biggest piece of advice I would give to prospective students is to be open to new things. While studying at Strathclyde some of the best experiences I had were the ones I never expected I would end up doing.
The Strathclyde Student Pledge
The entire Strathclyde community is fully committed to ensuring and delivering to you the highest quality learning and student experience and we are very much looking forward to welcoming you on campus in the near future.Read our Student Pledge
We're planning for the return to campus and we want to ensure you'll have an excellent student experience, whether you're a returning student or a new student joining us this autumn.Find out more about our plans
Scholarships, fees & funding
We've a wide range of scholarships across subjects within science, engineering, humanities and business.Search our scholarships
Fees & funding
There are lots of ways to fund your time at Strathclyde. Find out more about fees and funding opportunities.Find out about fees & funding
Covid-19 Hardship Fund
The University and Strath Union Student Support have launched a joint Covid-19 Hardship Fund to assist students who are facing hardship as a result of the current pandemic.Apply for the Covid-19 Hardship Fund
Vertically Integrated Projects for Sustainable Development
Our Vertically Integrated Projects for Sustainable Development programme is the first of its kind in the UK and offers students a unique opportunity.
- work in project teams with academics, postgraduate researchers & undergraduates
- contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals
- earn credits towards your degree