University of Glasgow : Finances, Eligibility, Department Faculty and Campus Facilities

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A prestigious institution, the University of Glasgow has been educating students since 1451. Ranked in the top 100 universities in the world, Glasgow is the fourth-oldest higher education provider in the UK.

The University of Glasgow is a truly international organisation, opening its doors to students and staff from over 140 countries. Additionally, it is a founding member of Universitas 21, a network of research-focused institutions which work to improve the standards of higher education worldwide.

University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow

Overview

 

Finances

How much will it cost?
Average tuition fees per year Living costs
£31,380 £23,290 £12,580 £4,993
Undergraduate Postgraduate Living costs To live on campus

Scholarships & funding

Some of the scholarships on offer to international students at Glasgow include:

 Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship

The University of Glasgow has many undergraduate scholarships available to new international students. These are awarded as a GBP 5,000 tuition fee discount (per year of study) and are subject to satisfactory progress for consecutive years of study.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Demonstrate excellent academic achievement before starting university
  • Be classed as international students for fee purposes
  • Hold an offer of a place for an undergraduate programme.

University International Leadership Scholarship

The University of Glasgow has 20 International Leadership Scholarships available to international students starting a postgraduate taught master’s programme in any discipline. The scholarship of GBP 10,000 is awarded as a tuition fees discount.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to UK first class honours
  • Hold an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught programme
  • Be classed as an international student for fee purposes

 

Eligibility

 

Department and Faculty

 

Campus and Facilities

Facilities

Students at Glasgow will benefit from the university’s numerous recreational areas for fitness, state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities for research and study, and on-campus residential options for a fulfilling student experience.

Electronic Facilities

  • High-performance computing facilities for design and simulation
  • Design/simulation software like Cadence, Lumerical, Tempest, Agilent ADS and Synopsys
  • The Glasgow Laboratory for Advanced Detector Development (GLADD) – an electronic device fabrication and test facility.

Learning Facilities

  • One of Europe’s largest libraries with 24/7 online access. Spanning 12 Wi-fi enabled floors the library is home to more than 2.5 million books and journals and over 800,000 e-books and e-journals
  • The Hunterian at Kelvin Hall. One of the world’s leading university museums and a centre of excellence for research, teaching and public engagement
  • A GBP 27 million purpose-built Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre for the training of undergraduate medical, nursing and postgraduate students, alongside NHS doctors, nurses and allied health professionals
  • The James Watt Nanofabrication Centre has comprehensive micro and nanofabrication facilities housed within 750m2 of cleanroom space including one of the most advanced large-area, high-resolution electron beam lithography tools in the world.

Sports Facilities

Some available across campus in various areas are

  • Six-lane, 25m swimming pool
  • Sauna and steam rooms
  • Power Play Strength suite
  • Pulse Cardio suite
  • Activity hall
  • Competition Sports hall
  • Exercise studios
  • Squash courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Cricket oval

Residential Options

Students are guaranteed accommodation if they study full-time. There is a variety of flat and room types at varying costs to choose from. All residences have fully trained living support staff including wardens and support assistants.

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