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University of Strathclyde

4.4 out of 5 (72 ratings / 42 reviews) Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
The University Strathclyde Business School (SBS) has a long and proud history of being an innovative business school - and part of a leading technological university - with 'useful learning' at its heart. SBS was named Business School of the Year in the Times Higher Education 2016 awards announced in November.

Preparation Courses

Business & Management (4)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Social Sciences (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Humanities (1)



Strathclyde has its own Campus Village, right in the heart of the Glasgow. Over 1,440 students live there and 500 more live in university accommodation within close walking distance, much of it in the fashionable Merchant City. The Jordanhill Campus in the west of Glasgow - home to our Faculty of Education - has its own halls of residence on site.They know you're here to study, and we offer everything you need to help you do that successfully. But there's much more to life in Strathclyde than fantastic library resources. With Glasgow's vibrant sport, culture and nightlife all around, there's never a dull moment.


Research is of central importance in everything we do. It informs our teaching and helps us to make a difference to business, industry and society as a whole.

Our Technology & Innovation Centre is transforming the way that we work with our partners. Strathclyde's advances in research output and quality have been significant.

We're now among the 20 top research-intensive universities in the UK. Our research helps us to stand out from the crowd.


Our careers service is ranked in the UK top four. Find out how we can help you choose and manage your career, develop skills, apply for jobs and much more.


Student services

The International Students' Chaplain liaises with the different religious groups in Glasgow and can help you contact your own faith group. 24-hour security servicesThere are security patrols circulating on both campuses at all times, and for added peace of mind there is a monitored CCTV system beamed back to University Security Control. The Security Control Booth for the John Anderson Campus is in the Livingstone Tower; at Jordanhill it is in the David Stow Building.

Housing services

The team at the Village Office manage all our residences, help with repairs and offer a 24-hour emergency service. Find them on the ground floor of the Lord Todd complex in the John Anderson Campus Village.

Library services

Our main library in the Curran Building on the John Anderson campus has around 750,000 volumes and over 8,000 current journal subscriptions, the vast majority of which are available electronically. It covers all subjects taught at Strathclyde, focussing on science, engineering, business, law and social sciences.

Medical services

Health & SafetyThey work hard to provide a safe and secure environment for the students, and have over 90 trained and dedicated security service staff on hand to provide help and support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Student Life

Campus life

The city centre John Anderson Campus contains a student village right in the heart of Glasgow. There's a free and frequent shuttle bus between John Anderson and Jordanhill campuses to help you get around quickly and easily.They aim to make your life on campus as straightforward as possible. Everything you need to live comfortably and study easily is provided, so you can concentrate on your work and living student life to the full.

Sports facilities

The Centre for Sport & Recreation - John Anderson Campus

  • Based on John Street - across from the Students' Union - the CSR is a great place to enjoy sports and leisure activities such as volleyball, indoor cricket, trampolining, table tennis, resistance training, swimming and much more.
At Jordanhill
  • There's a games hall for indoor games, a gymnasium and a small cardiovascular unit.
Outdoor sports
  • At the Stepps playing fields you'll find seven grass football and rugby pitches, a floodlit sand-dressed artificial turf pitch, a blaize hockey pitch and an artificial cricket wicket. If you want to join a football, rugby or hockey team or find out about other competitive sports, get in touch with the Sports Union.

Student clubs

With more than 50 active clubs and societies at Strathclyde, it's easy to find other people who share your interests - whether that's music, drama, sports or voluntary work.

The Students' Union is the centre of social life for Strathclyde students - it's where everyone goes to meet and relax with friends and enjoy some great nights out. The Union has bars and clubs to cater for all tastes and you'll find their prices have student budgets well in mind.

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom