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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

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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.

Creative

65%

MED

Sporty

73%

MED

Political

73%

HIGH

Varied union activities

76%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

80%

HIGH

Vital stats

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

Number of students

42,990

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

55%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

9%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

40%

of students are male

Young / Mature

21%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

20%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

276 comments (80 students)
    • Overall

      Too eager to cut corners to maximise profit at the detriment of students' experience, e.g. accepting more students than they...

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      2023, 2nd year student, Computer Science

      Overall

      Too eager to cut corners to maximise profit at the detriment of students' experience, e.g. accepting more students than they have room to physically teach.

      2023, 2nd year student, Computer Science

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    • Overall

      Four stars: Great

      2023, 2nd year student, Psychology

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      Four stars: Great

      2023, 2nd year student, Medicine

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      Four stars: Great

      2023, 5th or higher year student, Medicine

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    • Overall

      Three stars: Good

      2023, Graduate, English Literature

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    • Course

      Three stars: Good

      2023, 2nd year student, Scots Law

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