Glasgow has been voted the world’s friendliest city and also the second most affordable city in the UK in Time Out. It has also been voted 1st in the UK for satisfaction in a worldwide survey of international students with 96% of international students saying that Glasgow is a ‘good place to be’.
Glasgow is a thriving and lively city to study with lots of great bars, pubs, restaurants, live music, football and shopping to keep you entertained. It’s also well-placed to explore the best of what Scotland has to offer with national parks right on its doorstep.
The University of Glasgow has been benefitting from a £1 billion investment in its facilities, adding ultra-modern touches to its historic grandeur. This includes the James McCune Smith Learning Hub which has flexible learning spaces and technology-enabled resources as well as spaces for societies and clubs.
The University of Glasgow places within the top 20 in the UK and 3rd in Scotland for the employability of its graduates as ranked by recruiters from the UK's major companies. According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency, 95.9% of its graduates are in employment or further study within a year of graduation. Its Careers Services include an exclusive Internship Hub that facilities over 350 internship opportunities each year, as well as a Student Job Hub for part-time work. There are Careers Masterclasses delivered weekly during term time to help students with planning and applications as well as Career Accelerator courses.