University of Strathclyde

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University of Strathclyde History

University of Strathclyde is a public research university based in Glasgow, Scotland. It was founded in the year 1796 as Andersonian Institute. The University received it's Royal Charter to become the University of Strathclyde and the first Technical University in the United Kingdom in 1964. University of Strathclyde is the second oldest Universities of Glasgow. The University though started small has now grown to be the third-largest University of Scotland with more than 20,000 students. 

University of Strathclyde Programs, Courses and Schools

University of Strathclyde Programs, Courses and Schools are known to be the best in Glasgow. The University offers more than 200 courses to the students. There are various faculties and departments that are as follows:


  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical & Process Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Design, Manufacturing & Engineering Management
  • Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering
  • Humanities and social sciences

Centre for Lifelong Learning

  • Education
  • Government & Public Policy
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Psychological Sciences & Health
  • Social Work & Social Policy


  • Computer & Information Sciences
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Physics
  • Pure & Applied Chemistry
  • Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences

Strathclyde Business school

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Economics
  • Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship
  • Management Science
  • Marketing
  • MBA & General Management
  • Strathclyde Executive Education & Development
  • Work, Employment & Organisation

The above faculties and departments offer various undergraduate majors, graduate programs, research and online certificate programs. 

University of Strathclyde USP and Achievements

University of Strathclyde is the second oldest Universities of Glasgow and now is the third-largest University in Scotland. University of Strathclyde is a multi-award winning University to have won the Times Higher Education University of the year twice in 2012 and 2019. As Glasgow is a vibrant and the most friendliest city in the world, the University of Strathclyde is home to more than 23,000 students from 100+ countries. The University offers various scholarships and funding for the eligible students. University of Strathclyde has brought in many laurels over the years. Some of its rankings and achievements are as follows:

  • Ranked 5th in the UK for student satisfaction
  • Recipient of the Queen's Anniversary Prize
  • It was shortlisted for University of the year by Good University Guide 2021
  • It was named as Scottish University of the year 2020 by Good University Guide 2020.

University of Strathclyde Notable Alumni

University of Strathclyde Notable Alumni are as follows: 

  • John Logie Baird
  • Henry Faulds
  • David Livingstone
  • Thomas Graham
  • Andrew Ure
  • James Young
  • William Ramsay
  • John Curtice
  • Annabel Goldie
  • Hellen Liddell
  • Lauren Mayberry
  • Thomas Graham

University of Strathclyde Infrastructure and Services 

University of Strathclyde Campus

University of Strathclyde Campus is located in the heart of Glasgow's city center, Scotland. The campus is surrounded by supermarkets, high street stores, boutiques, restaurants, clubs, theatres, museums and many more. University of Strathclyde Campus has the IT room, library, Strathclyde sports, nursery, residential halls, food and drinks, clubs and societies, administrative and academic buildings, and may others. The campus is vibrant beacuse of its location and everything it has to offer. It is never a dull moment for the students of University of Strathclyde as there is so much going on around the campus.

University of Strathclyde Library

University of Strathclyde Library is named the Anderson Library. The library has a collection of 1 million print volumes and a huge collections of e-books, databases and e-journals. University of Strathclyde collection is spread over five floors, that has a number of study spaces with wifi access where you can use your own laptop and if not there are also computers available in the library for use.There's also a cafe where you can grab lunch during the day, a small take-away coffee shop where you can have coffee to charge yourself up during the long study hours. There are small group study rooms, discussion areas, an Assistive Technologies room and Education Resources Centre for the students and faculties of the University.

To know more about the Anderson Library, click here: University of Strathclyde Library

University of Strathclyde Housing/Accomodation services

On-campus:University of Strathclyde Housing services offers a variety of options for undergraduate, post-graduate, pre-sessional, exchange students, and returning students. The students have options like: standard room, standard room with wash basin, standard ensuite room to choose from. The facilities that are being offered by these accommodations are laundry, wifi, car parking and bicycle storage, Strathclyde sports, heating and lighting, and many others. 

Application deadline: August 25

Housing rates: 

For undergraduate students: £10,443 to £12,700

For post-graduate students: £ 13,875 to £16,925

To know more about the housing services, click here:  University of Strathclyde Housing/Accomodation services

Off-campus: The on-campus facilities are limited in number so students can opt for various privately owned apartment near by the University. There are a number of privately run Purpose Built Student Accommodations in the city that provide en-suite rooms within a cluster flat and/or studio accommodation. The Advicehub give information regarding all the housing facilities available nearby. 

To know more about it, click here: housing services

University of Strathclyde Medical Services

The Medical Center of University of Strathclyde offers disability and wellbeing services, mental health and wellbeing support, general health support, The Health & Wellbeing Adviser of the University assists the whole community of the University of Strathclyde in promoting positive health and wellbeing by providing advice and information regarding their health. They provide support with health-related issues, assistance to access other professionals and advice on a range of health issues, minor illness and common ailments.

To know more about the medical services, click here: University of Strathclyde Medical Services

University of Strathclyde Student Clubs

University of Strathclyde student clubs are actively conducting various events in the university. the student clubs and organisations give the students an opportunity to learn different skills, plan and execute events and also widen their horizons. there are different clubs in the campus working towards different agendas. their clubs and organizations cover a wide range of activities and interests, from academic societies, the arts, club sports and intramurals, to activity and event coordinators, and leadership programs. To name some of the few clubs:

  • Arts and crafts society
  • Book club
  • Chemical engineering society
  • Debating society
  • Formula student USM
  • Fusion radio 
  • Language cafe
  • Re-act theatre group
  • Chess society
  • Strath speechies
  • Vegan society

To know more about the clubs and societies, click here:

University of Strathclyde Location

University of Strathclyde is located in 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XQ, United Kingdom.

University of Strathclyde Nearest Airports

University of Strathclyde Nearest airports are as follows:

  • Glasgow International airport
  • Edinburgh International airport

University of Strathclyde Top Landmarks

University of Strathclyde Top Landmarks are as follows:

  • Princes square
  • Argyle Street
  • Merchant city
  • The royal infirmary
  • Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
  • New Victoria Hospital
  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • People's palace
  • George square
  • Buchanan Street

University of Strathclyde International students info

Courses offered in University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde offers courses in undergraduate, postgraduate, postgraduate research, Strathclyde online learning, graduate and degree apprenticeships.

There are Pre-masters program in Business and Social sciences and also in engineering and sciences. 

The prospectus regarding all the courses can be checked here: prospectus regarding all the courses 

One can look at the currently available research projects here:  research projects 

University of Strathclyde Visa and Immigration support

The Visa and Immigration seevices to travel to the UK varies from country to country. All the detailed information regarding Visa and Immigration to the UK can be checked here: University of Strathclyde Visa and Immigration support

The application fee is £363 for the main Student visa applicant applying outside the UK.

If you are applying with Dependants, it will cost £363 for each Dependant applicant.

University of Strathclyde International students contact

The International Student Support Team offers guidance and information to all registered international students, especially those that concern immigration and personal issues. We also act as a point of contact to other support services. They also arrange arrival and welcome activities for new international students during the main arrival periods. 

Contact:[email protected]

For general enquiries contact: [email protected]

Student Life in University of Strathclyde

Student Society

University of Strathclyde Student Societies are actively conducting various events in the university. The student clubs and organisations give the students an opportunity to learn different skills, plan and execute events and also widen their horizons. There are different clubs in the campus working towards different agendas. Their clubs and organizations cover a wide range of activities and interests, from academic societies, the arts, club sports and intramurals, to activity and event coordinators, and leadership programs. There are 150 clubs and societies in the University. The new Learning and Teaching Building offers a choice of sports clubs, societies, volunteering and job opportunities, advice and support, food and drink venues, spaces to socialise. 

To know more about the Student Life on campus, click here: Student Life on campus

University of Strathclyde Sports and Fitness

If a student chooses to live in one the halls provided by the University of Strathclyde, they will automatically receive a Strathclyde sports membership

As a member of Strathclyde Sport, you'll have access to:

  • £31m state-of-the-art gym
  • the gym with over 180 pieces of state-of-the-art Life Fitness and ESP kit
  • Spin Area
  • 10 x weightlifting platforms
  • more than 50 fitness classes per week, including Les Mills classes like Body Attack
  • 25m swimming pool with sauna and steam room 
  • two squash courts
  • sports halls bookable for racquet sports, basketball, football and more
  • a range of gym services to help you meet your fitness goals
  • wellbeing and support services
  • Strathactive social sportsactivities - delivered in partnership with the Sports Union
  • Residents sports hall session on Tuesday evening, 8.30pm-10pm

To know more, click here:  University of Strathclyde Sports and Fitness

University of Strathclyde Health and Wellbeing

The department of social work and social policy health and wellbeing brings together leading academics with expertise in different aspects of health and well-being to help the students and the whole community of University of Strathclyde. The health and wellbeing of the students is the foremost of the University and hence it has also counselors and advisers with specialist expertise in counseling, health and disability. The services that are being provided are as follows:

  • mental health and wellbeing assessment
  • counselling
  • cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
  • group therapies
  • our online mental health support programme - SilverCloud
  • mindfulness-based stress reduction programmes
  • Mental health and wellbeing training programs

To know more about health and well-being, click here:  University of Strathclyde Health and Wellbeing

University of Strathclyde Residential Life

Living on-campus always has its own perks beacuse of all the facilities available in the campus. There is a team of assistants who help the students make an easy transition into University life. It is once in a lifetime experience for the students as they get to live with a diverse community of students coming from all over the world. There are different activities and events happening on the campus that one could easily attend if staying on the campus. The residential halls have all the facilities to accommodate the students for a peaceful and a comfortable stay.

University of Strathclyde Food and Drink

University of Strathclyde Food and Drink options are as follows:

  • Aura
  • Caffeine lab
  • Flava
  • Grab and go
  • Sports cafe
  • Starbucks
  • Street food bites
  • Synergi20
  • Burrito Cantina
  • Todd's

University of Strathclyde Short-term getaways

University of Strathclyde Short-term getaways options are as follows:

  • Glasgow Cathedral
  • Necropolis
  • George square
  • Glasgow City chambers
  • Dear green place
  • Buchanan Street
  • Glasgwegian humour
  • Mural trail

University of Strathclyde Part-time jobs

The Careers Service advertises part-time temporary and casual jobs on behalf of a wide range of employers. Part-time and casual work vacancies, available locally in the Greater Glasgow area, are advertised via StrathUnion Job Shop.Part-time jobs outside the Greater Glasgow area are advertised via MyCareerHub. 

To know more, click here: University of Strathclyde Part-time jobs

Student Safety in University of Strathclyde

Student's safety and security is one of the priorities of the University of Strathclyde. They have on-campus over 90 trained and dedicated security service staff on hand to provide help and support 24 hours a day. A new Student Help Zone has been launched in Glasgow to help students who find themselves in vulnerable situations. University of Strathclyde is supporting the venture, run by Police Scotland and Community Safety Glasgow. 

Famous Courses in University of Strathclyde

Famous Courses in University of Strathclyde are as follows:

  • Architecture
  • Civil engineering
  • Sports science
  • Politics and International studies
  • Accounting and finance
  • Law
  • Education
  • Physical sciences

University of Strathclyde Campus Recruitment

Process: The Careers Service is the central point in the University where all work opportunities for students are advertised. The Service acts as an information exchange for employers, both local and national, who are offering vacancies and students seeking work.  

University of Strathclyde Campus Recruitment

Students have to login here to look out for Vacancies:  Vacancies

Application requirements

Applicants have to check whether they have the following documents while applying for post-graduate programs:

  • certified copies of qualifications you’ve gained, ex- degree certificate and transcripts (showing the subjects taken and your grades). If you’re still studying, provide a transcript of your results so far.
  • if your qualifications are in a language other than English, please provide official translations in addition to the copies of the original documents.
  • if English is not your first language, please provide a suitable English language test certificate (if appropriate), for example IELTS requirements are 6.5 overall.
  • a copy of your passport (if you are a non EU overseas applicant). Your passport is required in order to obtain your Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) statement which allows you to apply for your Tier 4 visa to study
  • a copy of your sponsor letter/scholarship award (if appropriate/available) 
  • copies of any other documentation to support your application such as a CV, Personal Statement, Portfolio (for certain programmes

Undergraduate students can look here:  Application requirements

Application fee: £22 for one course

Application deadline: 26 January for most courses

University of Strathclyde Programs

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University of Strathclyde Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United Kingdom. To be able to get a successful admission in University of Strathclyde in United Kingdom students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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University of Strathclyde Cost of studies


Undergraduate Foundation Programme

Business and Social Studies (3 terms) - £13,050

Engineering and Sciences (3 terms) - £15,320

International Year One BBA (3 terms) - £12,860

Pre-Masters Business and Social Studies (2 terms) - £8,850

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Strathclyde Deadlines

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

University of Strathclyde Rankings


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