Why Strathclyde?
The place of useful learning
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    University of the Year 2019
    (Times Higher Education Awards 2019)
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    We’re a 5-star QS-rated University
    (2017-20)
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    Glasgow’s the 8th best city in the world
    (Time Out: The 48 best cities in the world in 2019)
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    Top 20 UK university for research
    top 20 UK university for research intensity according to the Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014

Times Higher Education awards 2019 logo - University of the Year winner.

Times Higher Education University of the Year - again!

We're delighted to have won Times Higher Education University of the Year 2019 - the only university to be awarded the UK-wide award for a second time! We have also been recognised for Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year. Well done everyone!

Find out why we won

Studying in Glasgow - what our students say

Our students tell us all the time that they love living and studying in Glasgow. From great live music, sporting events and dining out, to shopping, diverse ?culture and a vibrant nightlife, there's so much to see and do.

But don't just take our word for it! Hear from some of our current students on their experiences of what makes Glasgow such a great place to live and study.

Vision 2025

Our Strategic Plan 2020-2025 builds on our collective achievements over recent years in realising our vision of Strathclyde as a leading international technological university that makes a positive to the world. 

Read more about Vision 2025

People Strategy

Our Strathclyde People Strategy places staff at the heart of our Strategic Plan and recognises that their collective talents, effort and commitment will deliver the University’s ambitious Vision for 2025.

Read our People Strategy
Prateek Dhir, PhD student
For effective completion of PhD, it's necessary to have a healthy interaction with your supervisor, a good research facility and academic support. I am lucky enough to have all of these at Strathclyde.
Prateek Dhir
Civil & environmental engineering (PhD)

We are the University of Strathclyde

We believe ideas can change the world. We bring people of all backgrounds together and make an impact on our students, our city and our global community. Watch our video to find out more.

Kellie Barnes, Marketing exchange student from RMIT Melbourne, Australia, outside the Royal College building
Jump in and take advantage of all the opportunities that Strathclyde offers, it is a really supportive environment to take whatever path you choose (I am already thinking about coming back for postgraduate study!).
Kellie Barnes
Marketing (BA)