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Our vision

As a place of useful learning, the University’s focus is on generating new ideas, creating fresh opportunities and engaging in partnerships that benefit wider society. We’re proud of our home city and aim to improve the quality of life in Glasgow, the nation and the wider international community. We warmly welcome students and staff from across the globe, who are fundamental in helping us achieve our goals.

Our staff are central to our vision and we strive to encourage every one of them to develop their full potential and to contribute to the achievement of our mission.

Our values

The University of Strathclyde is a place of useful learning where we are recognised as being:

People-oriented: committed to our staff and students, providing opportunities and investing in their development

Bold: confident and challenging about what we do, and supportive of appropriate and managed risk in our decision-making

Innovative: focused on discovering and applying knowledge with impact, and encouraging creative thinking and new ideas

Collaborative: working together, internally and externally, with integrity and in an open, respectful way

Ambitious: for our institution, staff and students as well as supporting the ambitions of our partners

The University’s values capture what we’re all about - who we are, what we believe in and what we stand for. Our values set out how we act and how we expect to be treated as part of Strathclyde.

New facilities

Our new Technology & Innovation Centre on George Street is a state-of-the-art facility is home to 750 researchers, engineers and project managers from academia and industry. The building is a hub for world-leading research and will transform the way academics, business, industry and the public sector work together.

Entrepreneurial University of the Year

We were voted ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year’ in the Times Higher Education Awards 2013, living up to our founding mission to be 'a place of useful learning'. In 2012, we were recognised as the 'University of the Year'.

With around 3,200 members of staff, we’re one of Glasgow’s major employers. From academics and researchers working across our four faculties – Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS), Strathclyde Business School, the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science – to staff in our Professional Services team, we’re committed to maintaining our status as a leading international technological university.

Recruitment at Strathclyde

Strathclyde Global Talent Programme

To accelerate our further realisation of our vision, we're creating up to 60 posts for both world-leading professor and early career academics in areas of strategic priority. 

Find out more about opportunities for you.

About Strathclyde 

What to expect when applying to work with us.

Rewards & benefits

Find out more about our competitive salary and benefits package.

What's going on in Glasgow?

Where to go when you arrive? Where to eat out? Discover more about our home city.