University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom
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About the University

Founded in 1451 by the papal bull, Glasgow University is the fourth-oldest college in the English-speaking globe and one of Scotland's four oldest colleges. 

The university, along with the colleges of Edinburgh, Aberdeen and St Andrews, was established as part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century. 

The university is a member of the renowned Russell Group, an association of major British organisations in t

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Campus Life

The nearest airport is Glasgow International Airport.


Student life

Glasgow is a warm and inviting city and the university encourages it's students to immerse itself in the city and Scotland's rich heritage. 

As one of the most affordable and friendly cities in the world, it is a popular destination for international students. 

The campus of the university is nestled next to the city's West End, giving easy access to a diverse range of cafes, bars, restaurants, vintage boutiques and cultu

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Adam Smith (economist), Nicola Sturgeon (politician), Gerard Butler (lawyer/actor), Aamer Anwar (lawyer), Jocelyn Bell Burnell (astrophysicist), John Logie Baird (inventor/engineer)


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