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University of Strathclyde

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  • Address: 16 Richmond St, Glasgow G1 1XQ, United Kingdom

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Established more than 200 years ago 'for the good of mankind', the University of Strathclyde has always had a global outlook. Strathclyde is dedicated to 'useful learning' and is recognised internationally for its close working relationship with global businesses, and its partnerships with industry, government and policy makers. The University's academics are committed to working with partners to tackle the major research challenges of the 21st Century, while developing the highly-skilled graduates needed by industry and the professions.

Challenging conventional wisdom has been part of the University's core business since it was founded in 1796. Today, Strathclyde is committed to working side-by-side with other leading academics and the business community to deliver solutions to global challenges, in areas including health, energy, manufacturing and the development of future cities.

Every year, thousands of students choose Strathclyde because of its reputation for first-class teaching and excellent facilities. Students benefit from education informed by leading-edge research and the needs of today's global employers; the University is continuing this tradition through a £350 million investment in its dynamic, digital campus over 10 years, to offer the ideal student experience not only in teaching and library facilities but also in accommodation, leisure and sport.

Strathclyde's close links with business and industry help to give its graduates a head start in their careers. The University includes careers advice and development training as an integral part of its courses.

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Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1796
  • 20000 students
  • 700 teaching and research staff
  • 10% of students are international - from over 100 countries.  Large numbers from China, India, Brazil, Malaysia, Greece. 
  • Best known for - Engineering, Science, Law, Education, Humanities, Social Sciences and Business
  • Qualifications on offer - Bachelor, Masters, MPhil, PhD
  • 93.2% of Strathclyde's 2011-12 graduates were in work or further study six months after their graduation, above the Scottish average of 92.8% and the UK average of 90.8%.
  • Strathclyde is in the top 20 of Universities Targeted by the Largest Number of Top Employers in 2013-2014.
  • Term starts late September
  • 1800 rooms in student accommodation
  • The University of Strathclyde Students' Association was named University Students' Association of the Year in the NUS Scotland Awards 2014. 
  • The 2014 National Student Survey recorded a satisfaction score of 89% for Strathclyde, higher than the averages for both Scotland and the UK as a whole.
  • Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2013/14 and UK University of the year 2012/13
  • Many opportunities for internships and placements

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