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Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow | West of Scotland

Diverse local nightlife City Campus

Ucas code: G42

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.

Varied union activities

65%

MED

Political

56%

MED

Sporty

62%

MED

Creative

54%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

82%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £20.5k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Student satisfaction score 76% MED

Number of students

16,410

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

82%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

22%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

41%

of students are male

Young / Mature

23%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

12%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 265 comments (87 students)
    • Course

      there are not enough tutors to cope with the amount of students

      2018, 1st year, Medicine & Dentistry Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Support

      i attempted to seek help however the process was too lengthy and more hassle than it was worth

      2018, 1st year, Medicine & Dentistry Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Support

      Haven’t approached the uni.

      2018, 2nd year, Adult Nursing

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    • Scholarship

      SAAS

      2018, 2nd year, Adult Nursing

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    • Course

      Fairly good, a lot less challenging than I expected

      2018, 2nd year, Political Systems

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    • Scholarship

      Got a bursary from SAAS, fairly easy to apply for

      2018, 2nd year, Political Systems

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