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University of Strathclyde

Glasgow | West of Scotland

Diverse local nightlife Political City Campus

Ucas code: S78

The University of Strathclyde was established in 1796 as the 'place of useful learning' and today from the centre of the vibrant city of Glasgow it continues to provide its students with a relevant, high-quality education. The global application of research and knowledge exchange ensures Strathclyde takes its place as a leading international technological institution.
Source:University of Strathclyde Students' Association

What students say about this university

Dialog 1023 comments (288 students)
    • Facilities

      Student Union is very good - always deals/ events on. Plenty of places to eat/ meet with others

      2012, 1st year, Mathematics

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    • Careers

      Career services, ICE meetings, Civil Engineering 4 Real events, networking events, CV event.

      2016, 3rd year, Civil Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Sport

      At Strathclyde there is ever sport you can imagine from Ultimate Frisbee, Equestrian, Surfing to the Snow Club. You also can...

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      2014, 3rd year, Business Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

      Sport

      At Strathclyde there is ever sport you can imagine from Ultimate Frisbee, Equestrian, Surfing to the Snow Club. You also can join these clubs at any level and either play for fun or compete it is totally up to you!!

      2014, 3rd year, Business Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The upside

      Student support systems, accessibility to lecturers and tutors, quality of lectures.

      2013, 1st year, Scottish Law

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    • Academic Experience

      Tutors want you to work the answer out for yourself- sometimes this is unreasonable

      2013, 3rd year, Training Teachers Primary

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    • Everyday expenses

      Train can be expensive, use youth rail card for season pass discount.

      2012, 1st year, Electronic & Electrical Engineering

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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

49%

LOW

Political

64%

HIGH

Varied union activities

71%

MED

Sporty

64%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

80%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Average graduate salary £22k HIGH
Student score 78% MED

Overall student satisfaction

87%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

21,470

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

70%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

21%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

51%

of students are female

Young / Mature

17%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

18%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

73%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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League table rankings

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Where it's located

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