Thank you for your interest in the University of Glasgow and we look forward to welcoming you to our historical campus!
Your campus tour will depart from the University Visitor Centre, McIntyre Building, University Avenue (A22 on the campus map). Your tour guide will meet you inside along with a representative from the International Office. Your contact at the Marketing, Recruitment & International Office in relation to campus tours is Joanna Do Rego (e-mail: email@example.com) and telephone no: +44 (0)141 330 33241).
One of our Student Ambassadors will show you the key locations of the University and introduce you to life at Glasgow. Tours are around 45-60 minutes in duration. Unfortunately due to time constraints, the Student Ambassador will not be able to wait any longer than 5 minutes past the hour for latecomers, so please endeavour to arrive on time. Anyone who arrives after the tour has departed can ask for a Self-Guided Tour booklet at Reception. Please note that tours will take place outside so please wear appropriate clothing for the weather.
Visitors should note that the International Office does not arrange meetings with academic members of staff. Should you wish to meet with a member of staff within the subject area of your interest, we suggest that you contact the relevant School.
We hope that you enjoy your tour and that your visit to the University of Glasgow will be the beginning of a great student experience in Scotland.
You’ll find information about how to get to Glasgow and to the University at the following link: www.gla.ac.uk/about/maps/howtogethere/
The University of Glasgow's Conference and Visitor Services Office offer a free of charge hotel booking service, which allows you to take advantage of specially negotiated discounted rates at some of Glasgow's most popular hotels (listed below):-
- Hilton Hotel, City Centre
- The Blythswood Hotel
- Crowne Plaza
- Glasgow Marriott
- Thistle Hotel
- The Lorne Hotel
If you require accommodation, and you would wish to take advantage of these discounted rates please follow the link below for booking. Please note that rates illustrated are subject to availability at time of booking. Make an enquiry.
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University Visitor Centre
G12 8QQ Glasgow
University of Glasgow, Scotland
Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the 4th oldest university in the English-speaking world and is ranked in the top 1% of world universities. The University has a reputation for excellence, with 94.9% students in employment or further study 6 months after graduation (DHLE 2014/15).
Join our student population of over 26,000 students from more than 140 countries studying over 900 different degree combinations. Find state–of-the-art teaching facilities, one of the best academic libraries in Europe, first-class facilities for sport, a dedicated student services building, 2 student unions and over 250 different student clubs and societies.
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