Study abroad Partner universities

The University of Strathclyde has student exchange agreements with a range of international partners around the world as listed below. These agreements are coordinated by the Exchange Team in the Recruitment and International Office. 

If you have any queries about these agreements, contact the Exchange Team on international.exchange@strath.ac.uk

USA

 

Institution Name

City

State

Additional information

 Available in 2020/21

California Polytechnic University

Pomona

California

Not suitable for Engineering students as classes cannot be guaranteed prior to arrival.

Exchange students at CalPoly will require to pay a mandatory student success fee per quarter which is currently $140.  Students attending CalPoly for two semesters will require to pay this fee 3 times for each quarter.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

Clarkson University

Potsdam

New York State

High level of pastoral care and student support at this University.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

Clemson University

Clemson

South Carolina

Not suitable for Chemical & Processing Engineering (CPE) students due to class matching issues.

Exchange students may require to pay additional fees to attend some classes which involve lab work.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

Georgia Tech

Atlanta

Georgia

Not suitable for Chemical & Processing Engineering (CPE) students due to class matching issues.

The standard at G-Tech is very high so this is likely to be an academically challenging experience.

Students attending G-Tech should be willing to participate in a VIP (Vertically Integrated Project) whilst they are there.

There is also a new mandatory health insurance plan which costs $2,095.76 (Aug 2019) which exchange students attending Georgia Tech require to buy.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis. 

No

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge

Louisiana

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis. 

Yes

Michigan Tech University

Houghton

Michigan

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

Millersville University

Millersville

Pennsylvania

Good match for JCW students.  Not suitable for Engineering students.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis. 

Yes

Purdue University

West Lafayette

Indiana

 

No

San Diego State University

San Diego

California

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

(exception SLT students who will attend SDSU in Semester 2).

Yes

San Jose State University

San Jose

California

New partnership in 2018/19, therefore limited feedback available.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

University of East Carolina

Greenville

North Carolina

Good match for SPA students.

Not suitable for Engineering students.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

University of Iowa

Iowa City

Iowa

Strong JCW provision.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro

North Carolina

Not suitable for Engineering students.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

University of North Texas

Denton

Texas

It is compulsory to buy UNT's medical insurance which costs approximately £950 per semester.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

University of South Carolina

Columbia

South Carolina

 

Students must be prepared to live on campus at USC.  This is a compulsory part of the agreement.

 This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

Utica College

Utica

New York State

Not suitable for Engineering students.

Good match for JCW students.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

Willamette University

Salem

Oregon

This is available as a Departmental Exchange option to students in Humanities and Politics. 

Complete Departmental Exchange Application for this option.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

Canada

University

City

State/Province

Important information

Places Available in 2020/21

Concordia University

 Montreal Quebec 

Classes are taught in English. 

No

McMaster University

Hamilton

Ontario

Available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Campus housing for single semester applicants is limited.  Students going on exchange for a full academic year/2 semesters are more likely to be offered a place in campus housing.

Yes

Queen's University

Kingston

Ontario

Available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

University of Guelph

Guelph

Ontario

Not suitable for Engineering students.

Not suitable for Chemistry students

Available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

University of Toronto

Toronto

Ontario

The academic standard at UoT is extremely high and would be more suited to students looking to work hard during their exchange.

Campus housing is not guaranteed and it can be quite challenging to find accommodation in the city.

Available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

University of Victoria

Victoria

British Columbia

Exchange agreement covers Humanties, Science & Social Sciences. Not suitable for Engineering students.

Campus housing not guaranteed.

Available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

University of Waterloo

Waterloo

Ontario

 

Yes

 

China

 

UniversityCityState/ProvinceImportant informationPlaces available in 2020/21

Hong Kong City University

Kowloon

Hong Kong SAR

Campus accommodation is limited and will be allocated by ballot.  It is therefore not guaranteed.

Classes are taught in English

Available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (Science Exchange programmes)

 

Kowloon

Hong Kong

This agreement is open to students in the Science Faculty only.

Computer Science is offered in the Engineering Faculty at HKUST.

Classes are taught in English

Housing is limited so you may require to find your own housing off-campus.  Norm tends to be shared-rooms in campus accommodation.

Available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

 

 

Tsinghua University

Beijing

 

Limited classes in English.

Yes

Contact the Exchange Team direct about this option.

(Allison Handley
a.handley@strath.ac.uk)

Singapore
UniversityCityState/ProvinceImportant informationPlaces available in 2020/21 

Nanyang Technological University

Kowloon

Singapore

All classes are taught in English.

Likely to be housed on campus in a shared room with a local student.

This exchange is available on a Full Year or Semester 1 basis.

Yes

New Zealand
University City State/Province Important information Places available in Feb 2021

University of Otago

Dunedin

South Island

Limited to one semester of exchange (Feb - May).

Not suitable for Engineering students.  Good match for JCW students.

Yes

Australia
UniversityCityState/ProvinceImportant informationPlaces available in Feb/March 2021

Curtin University

Perth

Western Australia

Limited to one semester of exchange (Feb - May)

Yes

Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane

Queensland

Limited to one semester of exchange (Feb - May)

No

RMIT University

Melbourne

Victoria

Limited to one semester of exchange (Feb - May)

Yes

Swinburne University of Technology

Melbourne

Victoria

Limited to one semester of exchange (Feb - May)

Yes

University of Technology Sydney

Sydney

New South Wales

Limited to one semester of exchange (March - June)

Yes

Deakin University

Melbourne

Victoria

Limited  to one semester of exchange (Feb - May)

Yes