Why Strathclyde?

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    Scottish University of the Year
    Daily Mail University of the Year Awards 2024
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    University of the Year
    Times Higher Education Awards 2012 & 2019
  • Almost 90% of research rated 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'
    Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2021
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    Recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize
    1996, 2019, 2021 & 2023

Working across the country to transform communities for the better

Times Higher Education awards 2019 logo - University of the Year winner.

Award-winning university

Strathclyde is a multi-award-winning university. We’re delighted to be the only University to have won the Times Higher Education University of the Year award twice (2012 and 2019). Over the years we've been recognised across a variety of categories at the Times Higher Education awards. These include the coveted Business School of the Year and Workplace of the Year.

Our awards track record

Our people

Our people are our greatest asset. Learn what they believe to be Strathclyde's strengths and how Strathclyde is making a difference in the wider world.

Learn more about our people

Dr Christine Dufès

Prateek Dhir, PhD student
For effective completion of PhD, it's necessary to have a healthy interaction with your supervisor, a good research facility and academic support. I am lucky enough to have all of these at Strathclyde.
Prateek Dhir
Civil & environmental engineering (PhD)

Strathclyde 2030

Over the past 15 years, the Strathclyde community has worked together to create a platform for sustained achievement, building delivery on a clear, values-led, strategy. Over the period of the next strategy, Strathclyde 2030, that focus on values-led excellence and impact will continue, and we will deliver ongoing success that we all contribute to and can celebrate.

Read more about Strathclyde 2030

People Strategy

Our Strathclyde People Strategy places staff at the heart of our Strategic Plan and recognises that their collective talents, effort and commitment will deliver the University’s ambitious Vision for 2025.

Read our People Strategy

Digital Strategy

Our Digital Strategy sets out how the innovative and ambitious use of digital technology, together with its transformative capability for our people, processes, systems and data can underpin and inspire the University’s strategic ambitions in the development of our next strategic plan, Strathclyde 2030.

Read our Digital Strategy

Honorary Degrees

Honorary Degrees are awarded to recognise exceptional service and contribution to academic inquiry and the advancement of learning, the University, and to society, nationally and/or internationally.

Honorary Degrees at Strathclyde

Chat to a student ambassador

Want to know more about what it’s like to be a student at the University of Strathclyde? A selection of our current students are here to help!

Our Unibuddy ambassadors can answer all the questions you might have about courses and studying at Strathclyde, along with offering insight into their experiences of life in Glasgow and Scotland.

Chat to a student ambassador

Our faculties & departments