Choose to study at the University of Glasgow and you’ll walk in the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest influencers. Over the last five centuries, the university has fostered the talents of seven Nobel laureates, a U.K. Prime Minister and Scotland’s inaugural First Minister. Here, Albert Einstein has given lectures on the theory of relativity. What’s more, scientist Lord Kelvin, economist Adam Smith and television pioneer John Logie Baird all got their starts at UG, too. Beyond the green campus lies the city of Glasgow with its 20 museums and art galleries, countless unique vintage stores, cool cafés and stylish bars ready for you to explore.
About the University
University of Glasgow
By studying at the university, you follow in the footsteps of world-renowned scholars, from scientist Lord Kelvin to the pioneer of television, John Logie Baird. Over the last five centuries, the University of Glasgow has fostered seven Nobel laureates, a UK prime minister, and Scotland’s inaugural First Minister. Professor Albert Einstein lectured here in 1933 on the Modern Theory of Relativity, and Scotland’s first female medical graduates completed their degrees at the university in 1894.
Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is at the heart of the city’s rich artistic and cultural heritage. Today, the university continues to cultivate world-changing scholars and pioneers tackling global challenges and making new discoveries.
Learn more at University of Glasgow's official website.
SAF's Student Promise
“The University of Glasgow is a university with a history of more than 500 years. During my breaks, I visit Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Paris, London, Liverpool and Manchester. It's easy to get around. I am proud that the building of the school building looks like a castle and I can go to this building every day.”Momoka Yamada, Past SAF Student
The Ordinary Day in Glasgow
Studying, cooking, sleeping, and joking!
Chinese postgraduate student Quan shows us what a day in her life at UofG looks like – from breakfast through to some of her media management classes.
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