International studentsSouth East Asia

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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 30,000 students from over 140 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 South East Asia and have alumni in all four faculties. We believe in useful learning which guides our research, our learning and teaching and the way we work with businesses and organisations.

We believe ideas can change the world. We bring people of all backgrounds together and make an impact on our students, our city and our global community.

Our students

Thanyanuch Tantikul PhD student

Thanyanuch Tantikul


One of the main differences [between study in Thailand and the UK] is the degree of emphasis on critical thinking and originality. I appreciate the UK environment that strongly promotes constructive criticism and tolerance of ideas, which is essential for the incubation of any groundbreaking discovery.


We've a range of scholarship opportunities for our international students and participate in a number of major international scholarship schemes.

View our scholarship search to find out more.

Scholarship search

Everything you need to know as a Thai student coming to Strathclyde

Chuthathip came from Bangkok to study for her MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology with the Strathclyde Business School. Take a look at what she thinks about our University, and Glasgow.

Devina Elvaretta

Devina Elvaretta


From my experience, my advice to new students is not to be afraid to try new things, especially during your Master's journey. It is totally fine for you to jump from one area to another. Strathclyde especially allows you to start studying from the most basic knowledge.
Minh Thong Trinh

Minh Thong Trinh


I have to say that Glasgow is an amiable city in the UK. People are accommodating and have a great sense of humour. Fortunately, Strathclyde is in the heart of Glasgow city so that students can enjoy Glasgow in the best way.

Find your society

Joining a society is a great way to have fun, meet like-minded people, and make friends. We've got over 200 clubs and societies at the University to choose from.

Strathclyde Indonesian Society

The Strathclyde Indonesian Society

The Strathclyde Indonesian Society offers various activities throughout the year including hosting a new student welcome party, New Years and Eid Fitri gatherings, badminton sessions, and many more interesting events. Mental health and wellbeing support is available to any student. The Strathclyde Indonesian Society welcomes all students to their family.

Strathclyde University Malaysian Society

The Strathclyde University Malaysian Society

The Strathclyde University Malaysian Society (SUMSOC) welcomes students from Malaysia, and those interested in Malaysian culture, to join them for various events and social activities throughout the year. As well as social gatherings, SUMSOC organises major festivals (Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Chinese New Year, Deepavali, etc.), outings, and cultural events for its members.

It is so beautiful here. I really like it. I have fallen in love with Glasgow.
Glasgow is easy to travel to a lot of European countries... I've been to Austria, Hungary, Belgium, Germany, Slovakia. You can come here and study and go travel on the weekend.

Entry requirements

Find the entry requirements for your country.

Entry requirements

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Discover Scotland

With the city of Glasgow as your base, you're in the perfect location to explore some of the most beautiful scenery in the world!

Discover Scotland

Contact us

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

Kimberly Hendron
Senior International Recruitment Officer