Pick from a range of interesting facts and detailed information about Scotland and the Scottish people.
Scotland is known the world over as a place of history and heritage as well as cutting edge art and culture
Study in Scotland and you will benefit from world-class teaching developed over centuries.
Live & Workin Scotland
Key information on the practical aspects of moving to Scotland and where to get advice. Plus read about the experiences of people who have moved to Scotland from all over the world.
Scotland is renowned across the globe for its rich culture and heritage, and its contribution to the world past and present. From its thriving contemporary arts and music scene to its achievements in industry, medicine, science, law and literature, Scotland's story is one of immense achievement
Explore Scotland: Glasgow City and Surrounding Areas
Overflowing with style and culture, Scotland's biggest city is a revelation to its growing number of visitors. Its blend of internationally-acclaimed museums and galleries, stunning architecture, vibrant nightlife, fabulous shopping and superlative wining and dining prove irresistible.
Vibrant and energetic, Glasgow enjoys a year-round buzz that visitors just love, with an arts scene that regularly produces cutting-edge productions and attracts high-profile exhibitions that led to the city being crowned as a European City of Culture in 1990.
Glasgow's shopping crucible of Argyll Street, Buchanan Street and Sauchiehall Street have helped to make it the UK's largest shopping centre outside London's West End. A must for fashionistas!
Crowned the UK's City of Architecture and Design in 1999, the city's architecture is certainly an attraction in itself, particularly its impressive Victorian structures and of course, the unique masterpieces of one of the city's most celebrated sons, architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Glasgow's most recent accolade is UNESCO City of Music. The city has produced a wealth of talented musicians, is bursting at the seams with music venues, and enjoys a year round feast of music events.
Glasgow's residents enjoy a great passion for sport and look forward to being the proud host of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Step outside the city into some of Scotland's most vibrant scenery: from the waterfalls of the Clyde Valley to the fantastic walks of East Dunbartonshire, you can enjoy an idyllic day in the country and – a short drive later – be back in the heart of Glasgow.