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The University of Glasgow

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  • Address: Level 1, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G12 8QF, United Kingdom


Founded in 1415, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest University in the english speaking world.  Alumni of the University include the creator of the world's first television John Logie Baird, economist Adam Smith and scientist Lord Kelvin.  

Designed by George Gilbert Scott in the Gothic revival style, it’s a truly stunning piece of architecture. Many have described it as a real-life Hogwarts and you’ll find that this feeling only intensifies as you explore the Cloisters and quadrangles of the university. And it’s not just Harry Potter – the iconic columns of the cloisters have also been featured in films like Cloud Atlas and the Outlander series too!

The University is also home to The Hunterian*, Scotland's oldest museum, and Mackintosh House, the reassembled interiors from Charles Rennie Mackintosh's home.

*A redisplay of the Hunterian Art Gallery permanent art displays means that some sections will be unavailable until September 2019. The Hunterian Museum and Mackintosh House remain open as usual.