About University of Glasgow
About University of Glasgow The University of Glasgow (Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh Ghlaschu, Latin: Universitas Glasguensis) (abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities. It was founded in 1451. Along with the University of Edinburgh, the University was part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century. It is currently a member of Universitas 21, the international network of research universities, and the Russell Group. Glasgow University served all of these students by preparing them for professions: law, medicine, civil service, teaching, and the church. It also trained smaller but growing numbers for careers in science and engineering. Originally located in the city’s High Street, since 1870 the main University campus has been located at Gilmorehill in the West End of the city.
Why Study at University of Glasgow?
As per THE UK ranking is 10 and global ranking is 86 (2022) – 18th European Teaching Rankings 2019 – 73 in QS ranking – UK top 20: Complete University Guide – UK top 15: Guardian University Guide – UK top 15: Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide – Won QUEENS ANNIVERSARY PRIZE: THE MRC-UofG CENTRE FOR VIRUS RESEARCH – The Complete University Guide 2020 ranks them 1st in the UK for Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Accounting & Finance, Education, Sports Science and Drama, Dance & Cinematics. And 3rd for Law, Medicine, Pharmacology & Pharmacy, and Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering. – Member of the Russell Group – 29000 students from 140 countries – 2nd in Russell Group for student satisfaction (NSS 2020) – 95.9% of students in employment or further study 6 months after graduation – Scottish University of 2022.