University of Glasgow
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Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. Today we are a broad-based, research intensive institution with a global reach.
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Founded in 1451, the University is the fourth oldest in the UK and the second oldest in Scotland, and has more listed buildings than any other university in the UK. You’ll be walking in the footsteps of some of the world’s most renowned visionaries, from economist Adam Smith to the pioneer of…
From Kelvingrove, walk across the park to the University of Glasgow. The gothic-style buildings were designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, famous for creating the St Pancras hotel in London. With its turrets, vaulted ceilings and bell towers it looks like something straight out of Harry Potter.
The University of Glasgow is a public research university. Founded by the papal bull in 1451, it is the forth oldest university in the English spealking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities. It was originally located in the city’s High street however since1870 it has resided…
Think Hogwarts! Beautiful gothic buildings overlooking the west end of the city.
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