Profile - Overview:
Strathclyde's past is full of extraordinary people whose flashes of inspiration led to discoveries that have an impact to this day. The University of Strathclyde began in 1796 when John Anderson, Professor of Natural Philosophy at Glasgow University, left instructions in his will for 'a place of useful learning' - a university open to everyone. In 1964, the enlarged Royal College was granted the Royal Charter and became the University of Strathclyde.
Location and Transport:
• Located in the centre of Glasgow, one of Europe's most exciting cities, and close to Scotland's stunning scenery, e.g. Loch Lomond.
• The John Anderson campus is in the Merchant City and Jordan Hill is in the West End (to be replaced by a new building in the city centre by 2011).
• City centre location close to central train and bus stations and only 20 minutes from Glasgow Airport. Free shuttle bus between campuses.
• The University of Strathclyde is the third largest university in Scotland and teaches over 14,000 students in five faculties: Law, Arts & Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, Science and the Strathclyde Business School.
• Strathclyde has a reputation for innovative, flexible learning which is relevant to students and employers.
• Committed to providing a high-quality education and experience to all students, regardless of background, inspiring them to develop to the full their abilities, producing outstanding professional and enterprising people for industry, business and the professions.
Ranking: 35th in the UK in 2011
• Jordan Hill Campus
• John Anderson Campus
• Department of Electronics and electrical Engineering offers a scholarship of 1000 GBP – 2000 GBP to all well qualified overseas students.
• Saltire scholarships worth 2000 GBP.
Support to International Students:
The University of Strathclyde welcomes over 15,000 students from more than 100 countries who are attracted by our excellent academic reputation and stimulating study environment.
• The International & Graduate Office Information and Advice service
• Student Advisory and counseling Service
• Disability Service
• Chaplaincy Centre
• Muslim Students' facilities
• Child Care
• Students' Association