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International students North & South America

We can’t wait to welcome you

We're delighted you’re interested in studying at the University of Strathclyde and can’t wait to welcome you.

When you become part of the Strathclyde family, you’re joining a bustling community of more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries.  We’ve got an exciting selection of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses for you to choose from and provide a flexible, innovative learning experience in preparation for your chosen career path.

We are proud to attract talented students from across America. Living and studying within the heart of one of the world's friendliest cities is a fantastic experience for our students. Glasgow’s transport infrastructure, including Glasgow international airport less than 20 minutes away, makes the city a great base to explore the rest of Scotland, the UK and Europe, and beyond.

Speak to our team

Our student recruitment team are hosting weekly 30-minute webinar calls, every Tuesday and Thursday at 4pm (UK time) during term time. Sign up to speak to one of our team about studying at Strathclyde.

Register now to speak to our team

Meet with us in your country

Our team will be visiting the USA this Spring. We will be attending the below high school college fairs.

Upstate New York
Texas and Pacific Northwest

We would love to meet you in person while we are visiting. Feel free to get in touch with Melissa McGrady, Senior International Recruitment Officer ( to arrange a meeting or for more information.

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Explore our flexible undergraduate degrees

We offer a number of flexible four-year degrees within our Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Strathclyde Business School. The flexible programme structure gives you the opportunity to choose the ideal combination of subjects for your chosen career path.

Our students


We have a range of scholarship opportunities specifically for our North and Latin American students, and we participate in a number of international scholarship schemes:

Canada We accept provincial loans
  • We are also have scholarship opportunities through our partnership with Chevening.
  • View our scholarship search to find out more.
Scholarship search


Each year, in partnership with the Fulbright US Student programme, we’re delighted to offer the Postgraduate Student Award. Our partnership aims to foster intercultural understanding through educational exchange and is available to students seeking to pursue a Master’s or PhD at Strathclyde.

Find out more about Fulbright

Study abroad & exchange partners

Our exchange partnerships with universities across the Americas gives students the opportunity to study for a semester or a year abroad with us.

Study abroad

What our US students think

We've been joint hosts of the Scottish Fulbright Summer Institute for the last few years and we host Fulbright research students from the USA every year.

Find out what some of our recent Fulbright students thought about the University of Strathclyde.

Entry requirements

Find the entry requirements for your country.

Entry requirements

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January 2024 intake

We're delighted to be able to offer a selection of our postgraduate taught and masters programmes with an additional entry point in January 2024. See what courses we have available for January.

January 2024 intake

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Contact us

For any help or advice about studying at the University of Strathclyde, please email:

Melissa McGrady

Senior International Recruitment Officer

Rachael Cameron

International Recruitment Officer