We believe ideas can change the world...
As a socially progressive university, we are committed to openness. We’re bringing people of all backgrounds together, making an impact on our students, our city and our global community.
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 students tell us all the time that they love living in Glasgow and studying at Strathclyde.
But don't just take our word for it! Hear from some of our current and past students on their experiences of what makes Strathclyde such a great place to study.
Strathclyde has so much to offer. I'd love to stay for longer.
Accounting & Finance student
Glasgow is a vibrant multicultural city, and the University is home to over 23,000 students from 100+ countries.
Find out more about what it's like to be an international student at Strathclyde, information about applying, and the contacts from our International Office for your country.
Glasgow is world-renowned for the warmth, friendliness and humour of its people. We love welcoming visitors to our city and we're proud of our slogan - 'People Make Glasgow'!
This hospitality was recognised by Rough Guides readers, who voted Glasgow the world's friendliest city! Find out more about Scotland's largest city, our culture and what our students think about studying here.
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.
Civil & environmental engineering (PhD)
Research is of central importance in everything we do. It informs our teaching and helps us to make a difference to business, industry and society as a whole.
Almost 90% of research produced by the University of Strathclyde has been rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally-excellent’ in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.
Find out more about our world-leading research.
We offer a flexible, innovative learning environment where you'll enjoy a first-class experience. We're known for our excellent industrial placements and opportunities to study abroad. And we're committed to producing graduates who are ready for the workplace.
Our Careers Service works with students and graduates to help you choose and manage your career.
Find out about studying with us.
We have a wide range of scholarships across subjects within science, engineering, humanities and business, for international and local students alike.
We also offer access to funding for eligible students in areas such as childcare and living costs.
Find out more about our scholarships & funding opportunities.
Our Strategic Plan 2020-2025 builds on our collective achievements over recent years in realising our vision of Strathclyde as a leading international technological university that makes a positive to the world.Read more about Vision 2025
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
Living in Glasgow, you're never far from our stunning scenery and diverse culture. Voted the world's most beautiful country by Rough Guides readers, find out all you need to know about exploring Scotland.
Strathclyde is a vibrant and cosmopolitan community of around 23,000 students from over 100 countries. There's so much to get involved in and our Students' Association has over 130 clubs and societies.
We're transforming our campus, with investment set to reach £1 billion by 2025. We're creating a first-class working and learning environment for our students and staff.
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.Find out more about 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 now!
We work with staff, students and alumni to realise their entrepreneurial potential. Start your entrepreneurial journey today.
Our Entrepreneurship Strategy 2020-25 builds on our strong track record for entrepreneurship education, research and practice. Supporting and encouraging entrepreneurship for all.
We've partnerships with other leading universities, businesses and public sector agencies. Together, we're at the forefront of international research and development in our strategic themes.
Our Careers Service is available to all students and graduates for up to 5 years following completion of your studies. Find out how we can help you with your career, develop skills and apply for jobs.
We want to make sure everyone feels safe, supported and secure, and our staff and students work side-by-side to deliver an environment where everyone can thrive.
The University's driving force on sustainability and carbon reduction. Sustainable Strathclyde supports the University in its aims to become net-zero for carbon emissions by 2040, and to build a greener and more climate-resilient campus.