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 23,000 students from over 100 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.
Got a question about joining Strathclyde? Our friendly team are happy to help:Chat to a student
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
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.
What you need to know
Before you arrive
What do you need to know before you leave home? Don’t worry, we’ve got the answers for you! Take a look at our helpful hints and tips before you arrive so you can make the most of your time when you get here.Hints & tips before you arrive
While you're here
We’ll be here to help you right from the start! Find out more about visa extensions, working during studies, the cost of living in Glasgow and much more in our ‘while you’re here’ section.Life & study in Glasgow
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.Scholarships search
What level of English will you need for your course? Find out about the English language requirements and courses we offer to improve your English.
Is English not your first language? Do you need to improve to meet language conditions of your degree offer? Are you simply looking to practice your English skills? We're here to help.
The University of Strathclyde International Study Centre offers international students who don't meet direct academic entry requirements the option to complete a pathway programme. Upon successful completion, you can progress to your chosen degree at the University.
We work with a network of high-quality recruitment partners from across the world, to help you with your application process. Find an approved educational advisor or agent in your country.
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.Explore Scotland
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.Explore Glasgow
Strathclyde has got a great atmosphere for studying and living, and don’t be afraid to ask if there’s anything you are not sure about!
The people of Glasgow are amazing. They are the most welcoming, open-hearted people in the whole of UK.
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.
Kylie Ang She Tou
You'll never regret coming to Glasgow to meet people from all around the world and experience a rich and diverse culture.
My favourite thing about Strathclyde is that there is an amazing social life and a lot of opportunities to meet people.
“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.