Universiteit van Glasgow

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University of Glasgow Details

  • land : Verenigde Koninkryk
  • Stad : Glasgow
  • Akroniem : CORNER
  • gestig : 1451
  • Studente (ongeveer.) : 27000
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Die Universiteit van Glasgow is die vierde oudste universiteit in de-eEnglish sprekende wêreld en een van die vier ou universiteite Skotland se. Dit is gestig in 1451. Saam met die Universiteit van Edinburgh, die Universiteit was deel van die Skotse Verligting in die 18de eeu. Dit is tans 'n lid van Universitas 21, die internasionale netwerk van navorsingsuniversiteite, en die Russell Groep.

In gemeen met universiteite van die pre-moderne era, Glasgow oorspronklik opgelei studente in die eerste plek uit welgestelde agtergronde, however it became a pioneer in British higher education in the 19th century by also providing for the needs of students from the growing urban and commercial middle class. Glasgow Universiteit gedien al hierdie studente deur hulle voor te berei vir beroepe: die wet, medisyne, staatsdiens, onderrig, en die kerk. Dit opgelei ook kleiner, maar groeiende getalle vir loopbane in wetenskap en ingenieurswese.

Oorspronklik geleë in High Street die stad se, aangesien 1870 the main University campus has been located at Gilmorehill in the West End of the city. Daarbenewens, 'n aantal van die universiteit geboue elders geleë, soos die Universiteit Marine Biologiese Stasie Millporton die eiland Cumbrae in die Firth of Clyde en die Crichton-kampus in Dumfries.

Alumni of voormalige personeel van die Universiteit sluit filosoof Francis Hutcheson, ingenieur James Watt, filosoof en ekonoom Adam Smith, fisikus Lord Kelvin, chirurg Joseph Lister, 1ST Baron Lister, sewe Nobelpryswenners, en twee Britse Eerste Ministers.

Die Universiteit van Glasgow

  • is ranked 62nd in the world and is the first and only UK university to be rated as 5 Stars Plus overall. (QS World University Rankings 2015)
  • is derde in die Verenigde Koninkryk gegradeerde vir internasionale studente-tevredenheid (onder universiteite wat deelneem aan die Internasionale Studente Barometer Somer 2013)
  • verwelkom studente van meer as 140 lande wêreldwyd
  • het meer as 25,000 voor- en nagraadse studente
  • is 'n groot werkgewer in die stad van Glasgow met meer as 6,000 personeel, Insluitend 2,000 aktiewe navorsers
  • het die jaarlikse navorsing inkomste van meer as £ 181m
  • is 'n lid van die gesogte Russell Groep van die voorste Britse navorsingsuniversiteite
  • is ingedeel top in Skotland en derde in die Russell-groep in die Nasionale Studente Survey 2015
  • is 'n stigterslid van Universitas 21, 'n internasionale groepering van universiteite verbind tot die opstel van wêreldwye standaarde vir hoër onderwys
  • sluit onder sy alumni, die vader van ekonomie Adam Smith, Skotland se argitek van devolusie Donald Dewar en bekende fisikus en ingenieur Lord Kelvin.

skole / kolleges / departemente / kursusse / fakulteite

College of Arts

  • ArtsLab Glasgow
  • Graduate School of the College of Arts
  • School of Critical Studies
  • School of Culture and Creative Arts
  • Skool vir Geesteswetenskappe
  • School of Modern Languages and Cultures

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences

  • Skool vir Lewenswetenskappe
  • Skool vir Geneeskunde (including Dentistry)
  • School of Veterinary Medicine

College of Science and Engineering

  • Skool vir Chemie
  • School of Computing Science
  • Skool vir Ingenieurswese
  • School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
  • Skool vir Wiskunde en Statistiek
  • Skool vir Fisika en Sterrekunde
  • Skool vir Sielkunde

Kollege vir Sosiale Wetenskappe

  • Adam Smith Business School
  • Skool vir Opvoedkunde
  • Skool vir Interdissiplinêre Studies (at Crichton Campus, Dumfries)
  • School of Law
  • Skool vir Sosiale en Politieke Wetenskap


Over the last five centuries and more, we’ve constantly worked to push the boundaries of what’s possible. We’ve fostered the talents of seven Nobel laureates, one Prime Minister and Scotland’s inaugural First Minister. We’ve welcomed Albert Einstein to give a lecture on the origins of the general theory of relativity. Scotland’s first female medical graduates completed their degrees here in 1894 and the world’s first ultrasound images of a foetus were published by Glasgow Professor Ian Donald in 1958. in 1840 we became the first university in the UK to appoint a Professor of Engineering, en in 1957, the first in Scotland to have an electronic computer.

All of this means that if you choose to work or study here, you’ll be walking in the footsteps of some of the world’s most renowned innovators, from scientist Lord Kelvin and economist Adam Smith, to the pioneer of television John Logie Baird.


The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451 by a charter or papal bull from Pope Nicholas V, at the suggestion of King James II, giving Bishop William Turnbull, a graduate of theUniversity of St Andrews, permission to add a University to the city’s Cathedral. It is the second-oldest university in Scotland after St Andrews and the fourth-oldest in the English-speaking world. The universities of St Andrews, Glasgow and Aberdeen were ecclesiastical foundations, while Edinburgh was a civic foundation. As one of the Ancient Universities of the United Kingdom, Glasgow University is one of only eight institutions to award undergraduate master’s degrees in certain disciplines.

The University has been without its original Bull since the mid-sixteenth century. in 1560, during the political unrest accompanying theScottish Reformation, the then chancellor, Archbishop James Beaton, a supporter of the Marian cause, fled to France. He took with him, for safe-keeping, many of the archives and valuables of the Cathedral and the University, including the Mace and the Bull. Although the Mace was sent back in 1590, the archives were not. Principal Dr James Fall told the Parliamentary Commissioners of Visitation on 28 Augustus 1690, that he had seen the Bull at the Scots College in Paris, together with the many charters granted to the University by the monarchs of Scotland from James II to Mary, Queen of Scots. The University enquired of these documents in 1738 but was informed by Thomas Innesand the superiors of the Scots College, that the original records of the foundation of the University were not to be found. If they had not been lost by this time, they certainly went astray during the French Revolution when the Scots College was under threat. Its records and valuables were moved for safe-keeping out of the city of Paris. The Bull remains the authority by which the University awards degrees.

Teaching at the University began in the chapterhouse of Glasgow Cathedral, subsequently moving to nearby Rottenrow, in a building known as theAuld Pedagogy”. The University was given 13 akker (5.3 hy het) of land belonging to the Black Friars (Dominicans) on High Street by Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1563. By the late 17th century, the University building centred on two courtyards surrounded by walled gardens, with a clock tower, which was one of the notable features of Glasgow’s skyline, and a chapel adapted from the church of the former Dominican (Blackfriars) friary. Remnants of this Scottish Renaissance building, mainly parts of the main facade, were transferred to the Gilmorehill campus and renamed as thePearce Lodge”, after Sir William Pearce, the shipbuilding magnate who funded its preservation. The Lion and Unicorn Staircase was also transferred from the old college site and is now attached to the Main Building.

John Anderson, while professor of natural philosophy at the university, and with some opposition from his colleagues, pioneered vocational education for working men and women during the industrial revolution. To continue this work in his will he founded Anderson’s College, which was associated with the university before merging with other institutions to become the University of Strathclyde in 1964.

in 1973, Delphine Parrott became its first woman professor, as Gardiner Professor of Immunology.

In Oktober 2014, the university court voted for the University to become the first academic institution in Europe to divest from the fossil fuel industry.

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