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University of Glasgow

Diverse local nightlife Varied union activities Political City Campus

Ucas code: G28

The University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning, and is the fourth oldest university in the English speaking world. Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is recognised internationally for its ground-breaking work and has inspired thinkers from eminent scientist Lord Kelvin to the father of economics Adam Smith.
Source:Glasgow University Union

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Sporty

73%

MED

Political

73%

HIGH

Varied union activities

76%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

80%

HIGH

Creative

65%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Average graduate salary £22.8k HIGH
Student satisfaction score 80%

Number of students

29,726

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

70%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

14%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

40%

of students are male

Young / Mature

19%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

30%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

522 comments (155 students)

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