Study with us International students

A warm welcome awaits

The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological university.

We're located in the heart of Glasgow - one of the UK’s largest cities. We have a vibrant, international community with almost 30,000 students from over 140 countries.

For over 200 years Strathclyde has been delivering academic excellence. Studying with us, you'll enjoy world-class research and teaching in preparation for your chosen career path.

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    Scottish University of the Year
    Daily Mail University of the Year Awards 2024
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    University of the Year
    Times Higher Education Awards 2012 & 2019
  • Almost 90% of research rated 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'
    Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2021
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    Recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize
    1996, 2019, 2021 & 2023

Carolina's Strathlife

I’ve never felt so accepted in a city where nobody knows who I am, they don’t know my name. The people make Glasgow and it’s so true.

Carolina, MSc Digital Health

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Map of the world.

Truly global

Only a one-hour flight from London, Glasgow also has great transport links from the rest of the UK, Europe and the world.

You can fly to some of Europe's top destinations directly from Glasgow including Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin and Dubrovnik. Direct flights are also available to/from Dubai with flight times of around 7h 30.

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Scholarships

We've lots of scholarships and funding opportunities to support you in your studies. Take a look at our scholarships search to find out how we can support you.

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Explore Scotland

Home to some of the most magnificent landscapes in the UK, and with Glasgow as a base, you're only a short journey from exploring everything Scotland has to offer.

You can enjoy activities ranging from hill walking, snow sports, world-class mountain bike trails and water sports to climbing. Or for those who want to discover Scotland’s past, you can visit the country’s many historic castles and monuments and explore the thriving arts and culture scene of the surrounding towns and cities.

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We are based in Glasgow city centre

Scotland’s largest city will be the backdrop to your studies. Here you'll have instant access to stunning architecture, a vibrant nightlife, breath-taking scenery and outstanding shopping.

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Our students

Abdullah Khan, Advanced Manufacturing, Technology & Systems (MSc) student

Abdullah Khan

Pakistan

The people of Glasgow are amazing. They are the most welcoming, open-hearted people in the whole of UK.
Wethaka Wannatawee

Wethaka Wannatawee

Thailand

I like the style of teaching at Strathclyde because it is comprehensive and practical. The course modules met my needs and there were many group projects, which I believe enhanced my team-working skills.
Iliana Masko, Architectural student

Iliana Masko

Russia

My favourite thing about Strathclyde is that there is an amazing social life and a lot of opportunities to meet people.
Athina Tatsi, MSc Digital Health Systems student

Athina Tatsi

Greece

“People make Glasgow” is the motto of the city and it’s totally right. People in Glasgow are extremely friendly and welcoming. It felt like my second home right away. Strathclyde was exactly the same.

Glasgow’s such a friendly city, it’s really lovely.

Carolyn, USA