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University of Glasgow

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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
54
2012
51
2013
55=
2014
62
2015
76.80
Overall Score
87.5
Academic Reputation
68.3
Employer Reputation
64.4
Faculty Student
86.9
International Faculty
94.4
International Students
64.4
Citations per Faculty
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
62
2013
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
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,578
International
839

Number of students

22,954
Postgraduate 27%
Undergraduate 73%

Number of international students

7,410
Postgraduate 51%
Undergraduate 49%
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