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University of Glasgow

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. Today it is a broad-based, research-intensive institution with a global reach. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities, the University is constantly striving to change the world with its expertise. The institution’s annual research income totals more than £177m, which places it in the UK’s top 10 earners for research. The institution’s research-led approach is one of the reasons why a degree from the University is so prized, but as a postgraduate student you can also benefit from opportunities to: •study abroad and take part in work placements •equip yourself with the skills you need to compete in a global workplace •learn from pioneering academics whose research is internationally recognised •form friendships and networks that last a lifetime; and •be part of a university ranked in the top 1% of the world. Glasgow invests in facilities to support the professional and personal development of its 6,000 postgraduate students. The University has spent £7.5 million on lecture theatres and seminar rooms since 2007 and has plans to invest a further £3.5 million by 2017.
This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=55
2014
=62
2015
=63
2016
  • 71.70
    Overall Score
  • 80
    Academic Reputation
  • 63
    Employer Reputation
  • 61.6
    Faculty Student
  • 57.6
    Citations per Faculty
  • 91.2
    International Faculty
  • 96.9
    International Students
7
2015
16
2016
  • 87.90
    Overall Score
  • 90.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 57.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 97.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 86.3
    H-index Citations
=49
2014
46
2015
  • 78.90
    Overall Score
  • 80.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 60.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 88.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 74.6
    H-index Citations
151-200
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,706
International
933

Number of students

23,083
Postgraduate 28%
Undergraduate 72%

Number of international students

7,844
Postgraduate 50%
Undergraduate 50%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.