University of Strathclyde

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The University of Strathclyde has a vibrant, international community with almost 23,000 students from over 100 countries. For more than 200 years Strathclyde delivered academic excellence through world-class research and teaching, providing students with flexible, innovative learning in preparation for their careers.

Strathclyde students are set to enjoy a new £60 million Learning & Teaching building, due for completion in 2020, which will be located in the centre of the campus. Designed with students and staff in mind, the hub includes leading edge teaching facilities as well as providing a new home for student support services and the Students’ Union.

University of Strathclyde

Each of their four faculties – Engineering, Science, Strathclyde Business School and Humanities & Social Sciences – works closely with business, industry, government and policy-makers, supporting their enviable track record of making technologies and innovation applicable for the benefit of society. They offer a wide range of courses in all disciplines, which are held in high regard by employers.

Facts & Stats

  • 5-star QS-rated University (2017-20).
  • 14 subjects featured in world’s top 200 (QS World University by subject, 2018).
  • Two Guardian University Awards in 2018 for advancing equality and supporting students.
  • One of the UK’s top 20 universities for research intensity (REF, 2014).
  • Number 1 in the UK in seven subjects (Complete University Guide, 2019).
  • Top 10 in the UK for 16 subjects (Complete University Guide, 2019).
  • Top 5 in the UK for industry research income (Times Higher Education World University Ranking, 2018).
  • Seven Times Higher Education awards in seven years – including UK University of the Year and Business School of the Year 2016.

5 star rating

In December 2017 the university retained its highest possible 5 star QS rating for another 3 years. QS Stars provides students with a detailed look at universities’ performance in key areas. All eight areas that were assessed – teaching, employability, research, internationalisation, facilities, innovation, inclusiveness, and specialist – scored highly, achieving five stars in each.

World-leading research

Research is of central importance in Strathclyde does – informing the teaching and helping make a difference in business, industry and society as a whole. That's why the University of Strathclyde is recognised as one of the top 20 higher education institutions in the entire United Kingdom in terms of research intensity. 

Number 1 in several subjects

According to the 2019 Complete University Guide, the University of Strathclyde is number one in the UK across seven different subjects.

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