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University of Glasgow

Diverse local nightlife Varied union activities Political Sporty City Campus

Ucas code: G28

Glasgow is one of the UK's oldest, most prestigious seats of learning with an international reputation for academic excellence. Choose from more than 800 courses across four colleges. We're based in the cosmopolitan west end, in historical buildings with up-to-the-minute facilities. There are two student unions, Glasgow University and Queen Margaret Unions, offering a full social calendar.
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.

Sporty

75%

HIGH

Political

72%

HIGH

Varied union activities

77%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

79%

HIGH

Creative

64%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Student satisfaction score 82% HIGH
Average graduate salary £22k MED

Number of students

27,219

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

71%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

14%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

41%

of students are male

Young / Mature

17%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

28%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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