*Glasgow is the 2nd oldest university in Scotland (founded in
1451) and the 4th oldest university in the english speaking world.
*Rated 81st in the world, far ahead of any other scottish university.
*Located in the attractive west end of the city, the main building is in the collegiate gothic style, with two attractive quads.
*Has the unique position of having two separate student unions: the Glasgow University Union and the Queen Margaret Union, although membership in one denies the right of membership in another.
Student 2: Nah, I’m going to head to the GUU and watch the Parliamentary debates.
Glasgow has the best geology (or earth science, as it happens) department in Scotland!
University of Glasgow alumni invented/discovered/pioneered: television, thermodynamics, modern engineering, steam power, the Scottish Parliament etc…