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University of Glasgow, Glasgow

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Founded over 500 years ago and one of the world's most prestigious universities today, University of Glasgow offers an array of impressive architecture and a buzzing campus. Take a student-led tour to learn the history of significant spire-topped buildings. Enter the Hunterian Museum--Scotland's oldest public museum--to see minerals, fossils, and artifacts of world cultures. Move on to the Hunterian Gallery, where you can view paintings by Scottish Colourists, Glasgow Boys, Rembrandt, and Stubbs, among others. You can sit in on a lecture during the day or enjoy the campus's lamp-lit atmosphere at night. Make University of Glasgow a centerpiece of your Glasgow vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Glasgow trip generator.
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  • Very attractive old-school uni with an impressive national perspective. Great location too;lots of campus amenities and much else in this lovely West End area of Glasgow. Well worth a visit and guided...  more »
  • Interesting walk, the impressive quads and grounds exude history , and " learning for learnings sake " !  more »
  • Without question a truly beautiful example of the ostentatious architecture of a bygon era; a time when money was no object to achieving one's construction goals. The main buildings set around a magni...  more »
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  • Stunning imposing building, more like a castle. Great place for study.
  • Loved my time here but I wish there was an entire anthropology department instead of just professors teaching in the sociology department. Great student life though and very supportive faculty
  • This university is really beautiful. It's 40 minutes walk from the city center but it worths because you can also see the hunterian museum on the same place. And only 10 minutes walk you have the fantastic kelvingrove museum that is fantastic and is also free.
  • Most wonderful University ever!!! Lovely people Brilliant staff giant library top 100 ranking in the world proud to study here at GU VIVA Scotland....................:)
  • Visited it in 2014 on a cloudy day. And somehow liked it overall, as a visitor.