UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

United Kingdom, Scotland

The University of Strathclyde is located in the most populous and cosmopolitan city of Glasgow, Scotland. The University is the second-oldest University of Scotland and has received its Royal Charter in 1964. The University has mainly 4 faculties and departments ranging from Engineering, Human & Social Science to Strathclyde Business School. Strathclyde is particularly renowned for Engineering (having various engineering departments under the Faculty of Engineering), Business Management, Political Science, Finance and Accounting, Law and Architecture. The University provides a sport center where the safety, health and well-being of the student and staff is very crucial as well as the University of Strathclyde Sports Union coordinate over 50 sports clubs for the student community.

Campus Life

The campus is situated in the heart of Glasgow’s city that is named by National Geographic as one of its 'Best of the World' destinations. The campus provides a safe and secure environment following with a first-class learning experience for the students. The city center campus manifest architecture from throughout the 20th & 21st Century and it has many famous edifices like The McCance Building, Graham Hills Building, Sir William Duncan Building for the students to study. Moreover, Rottenrow Gardens, Barony, Callanish are the main attractions and a beautiful escape from daily life chaos.

Noted Alumni

Alumni of Strathclyde and its predecessors (Andersonian Institute & the Royal College of Science &Technology) are the scientists; William Ramsay -Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry (1904); John Logie Baird, inventor of the first working television , Henry Faulds, physician, missionary and scientist who developed of fingerprinting , James Young, John Curtice. In politics: Annabel Goldie, Baroness Goldie, Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party, member of the House of Lords, Minister of State for Defence; Helen Liddell, Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke, minister in Blair government. In business: John Barton , Jim McColl, Scotland's richest man, John Giannandrea, Vice President at Google, head of Google Search; Academics associated with the university include; James Blyth- generator of electrical power from wind; Sir Samuel Curran, Thomas Graham, chemist that formulated the law of diffusion of gases; Andrew Ure, Matthew Charteris.