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Glasgow University is in the world's top 100 universities it does this by continuing to invest in internationally excellent research and by providing an outstanding learning environment for talented students from all backgrounds our aim is not only to maintain this position, but to improve upon it, thereby retaining our status as one of the select number of institutions which are regarded as being the best in the world.

 

 

 

 

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Their mission is to undertake leading-edge, internationally-competitive research while offering a challenging student-centred learning environment. Through their status as a leading international university, they aim to sustain and add value to Scottish culture and society, to the natural environment and to the national economy.

It has a long pedigree, it was founded in 1451, it is the fourth oldest university in the United Kingdom and has 15000 undergraduates, almost 5000 postgraduates and 5000 adults in continuing education. It welcomes students from more than 100 countries.

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The University is a major research powerhouse. Their annual research income of more than 116m places Glasgow in the UK's top ten earners for research. In the latest independent research survey, RAE 2008, almost 70% of the University's research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.

It offers an exceptional breadth of undergraduate student choice across the physical and life sciences, the social sciences and the humanities, together with a rapidly-expanding range of postgraduate courses. 

Thier teaching quality has been independently rated as among the top ten in the UK and their medical and veterinary schools are consistently rated amongst the very best in the UK.

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Contact:
University of Glasgow
University Avenue
Glasgow
G12 8QQ
United Kingdom
0141 330 2000