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University of Strathclyde

Location 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, GB, Glasgow United Kingdom
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# 302

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244

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232

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The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological university. Established in 1796 as a place of ‘useful learning,' the University remains committed to research, teaching, useful learning and employability. As well as an award-winning Careers service there is close engagement with industry through industrial placements for students and research facilities such as our £89m Technology & Innovation Centre, opened by The Queen in 2015. This facility is transforming the way academics, industry and government work in partnership in energy, health, sustainable cities and manufacturing.

We are in the UK’s top 20 universities for research intensity according to the Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014. Strathclyde has a triple accredited Business school (AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS) and one of the largest and best equipped Engineering faculties in Scotland. In autumn 2018 Strathclyde will open a new £31m sports facility and is starting work on a £60m Learning and Teaching hub.

Strathclyde was named Times Higher Education Business School of the Year 2016, Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2013 and UK University of the Year 2012.
The University has a vibrant international community with students from over 100 countries and is investing £650m in its campus over a decade. Strathclyde’s campus is in the centre of Glasgow, one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic cities and a good base for exploring Scotland, the UK and Europe. Glasgow has excellent transport links and, with two international airports, is a one-hour flight from London and a short trip from the beauty of the Scottish Highlands.


The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological university. Established in 1796 as a place of ‘useful learning,' the University remains committed to research, teaching, useful learning and employability. As well as an award-winning Careers service there is close engagement with industry through industrial placements for students and research facilities such as our £89m Technology & Innovation Centre, opened by The Queen in 2015. This facility is transforming the way academics, industry and government work in partnership in energy, health, sustainable cities and manufacturing.

We are in the UK’s top 20 universities for research intensity according to the Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014. Strathclyde has a triple accredited Business school (AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS) and one of the largest and best equipped Engineering faculties in Scotland. In autumn 2018 Strathclyde will open a new £31m sports facility and is starting work on a £60m Learning and Teaching hub.

Strathclyde was named Times Higher Education Business School of the Year 2016, Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2013 and UK University of the Year 2012.
The University has a vibrant international community with students from over 100 countries and is investing £650m in its campus over a decade. Strathclyde’s campus is in the centre of Glasgow, one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic cities and a good base for exploring Scotland, the UK and Europe. Glasgow has excellent transport links and, with two international airports, is a one-hour flight from London and a short trip from the beauty of the Scottish Highlands.


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QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #254
  • 2014
    #257
  • 2015
    #=246
  • 2016
    #=249
  • 2017
    #=272
  • 2018
    #=277
  • 2019
    #268
  • 2020
    #296
  • 2021
    #300
  • 2022
    #302

Ranking criteria

34.4
Overall
26.6
Academic Reputation
46.3
Employer Reputation
20.4
Faculty Student Ratio
31.7
Citations per Faculty
93.3
International Faculty Ratio
78.3
International Students Ratio

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Strathclyde has 14,000 undergraduates from more than 100 nations, with 80% living on or close to campus in the heart of Glasgow. Strathclyde offers a flexible, innovative learning environment with a first-class student experience. The QAA review awarded us the highest possible ratings for teaching quality. Employers value our graduates not only for their academic achievements but also their all-round experience. As a student at Strathclyde, you will have access to: interactive classrooms, digital design facilities and labs, top-flight engineering simulators, multi-million pound chemical engineering facilities, laser and photonics facilities, campus-wide wireless internet access and numerous computer labs. Exchange opportunities are available worldwide, for which students receive full academic credit without extended study.

The undergraduate experience is also supported by first-class IT services including: more than 1,500 campus PCs in more than 30 labs; a dedicated 24/7 IT helpdesk; access to MyPlace, a virtual e-learning environment and a mobile app for information on the go.
Approximately 45,000 students at the university study part-time in the evenings, at weekends and through distance learning. Around 4,000 of our students are mature students and nearly 10% are overseas students from more than 100 countries.
 

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We are one of the largest providers of postgraduate education in the UK, with more than 7,000 PG students. Our postgraduate degree portfolio is among the UK’s largest and is highly regarded by employers, providing an excellent platform for research. We offer a Researcher Development Programme which gives tailored courses, events and workshops to aid postgraduate development.

We are in the UK’s top 20 universities for research intensity according to the Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014. Based on the REF 2014 GPA Scores, Times Higher Education ranked Strathclyde as number one in the UK for physics research.

We offer a wide range of taught programmes (Master, MSc, MLitt, MEd, MArch, LLM, PGDE, PgDip, PgCert) and research degrees (MRes, MPhil, PhD) across all subject areas. Our Centres for Doctoral Training offer four-year programmes which integrate world-class research teams with pioneering external partnerships in an interdisciplinary environment. Our £89m Technology and Innovation Centre is a hub of research activity where we work with business and industry to find solutions to the world’s most urgent challenges.


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