International students

Upcoming online event

To find out more about international Clearing and student life at Strathclyde, come along to our next online event on 17 August 2022 at 11:00 (BST).

What is University Clearing?

Clearing is the process where you can apply for undergraduate courses that still have places available. Applicants contact us directly to see if we’ll accept them. 

Strathclyde welcomes international students from over 100 countries. We're looking forward to assisting you through the application process on to your desired undergraduate course, and supporting you throughout your degree and beyond.


We welcome undergraduate applications through Clearing from international students (including EU). You're eligible to apply through Clearing if:

  • you are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes (including EU), and
  • you missed the 30 June UCAS application deadline by which to apply to universities


  • you do not have any offers at a UK university
  • you did not meet the required grades for the conditional offers that you already have at other universities
Read our complete guide to Clearing

Clearing team

Our helpful team will be available to guide you through any questions you have about Clearing and applying to study at the University of Strathclyde. Contact us at


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    University of the Year 2012 & 2019
    Times Higher Education Awards
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    Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2021
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    Glasgow’s the 4th best city in the world!
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    Recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize
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Apply now

International students have the option to apply directly to the University of Strathclyde. Direct applications can be made throughout the year with admissions decisions made on a rolling basis.

If you would like to apply to more than one UK university then you may alternatively submit your application via UCAS.

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Times Higher Education awards 2019 logo - University of the Year winner.

Times Higher Education University of the Year - again!

We're delighted to have won the Times Higher Education University of the Year award twice (2012 and 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

The world's most beautiful country

Scotland truly has a breathtaking landscape like no other. If you’re looking to escape the city we have no shortage of scenic spots to explore. Find out why Rough Guide readers voted Scotland the most beautiful country in the world!

Discover Scotland

Our students

Glasgow is Scotland's biggest & most cosmopolitan city

Our campus is based right in the very heart of Glasgow. We're in the city centre, next to the Merchant City, both of which are great locations for sightseeing, shopping and socialising alongside your studies.

Life in Glasgow

Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square.