Study with us
International students
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    University of the Year 2012 & 2019
    Times Higher Education Awards
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    4th in the UK for student satisfaction
    following analysis of the 2021 National Student Survey by Times Higher Education
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    Glasgow’s the 8th best city in the world
    Time Out: The 48 best cities in the world in 2019
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    Recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize

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.

Contact us

Got a question about joining Strathclyde? Our friendly team are happy to help:

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

Entry requirements

Find the entry requirements for your country.

Entry requirements

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.

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

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.

Explore Scotland

Country-specific information

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.

Explore Glasgow

Our students

Carolyn, USA

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

Voraluck, Thailand

"Glasgow is a charming and lovely city. It's a big melting pot that many international people come and go. So it's not hard for you to settle down."

COVID-19: student information & FAQs

Take a look at our COVID-19 student information and FAQs, which cover learning and teaching, accommodation and financial impacts of the virus.

Student information & FAQs