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  University of Glasgow :: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Scottish University of the Year and based in the cosmopolitan city of Glasgow.
Glasgow has been named Scottish University of the Year by the Sunday Times newspaper.
A joint graduate school for engineers is to be created as part of a £50 million partnership to boost world-class research in the West of Scotland.
www.gla.ac.uk   (164 words)

  University of Glasgow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the second oldest university in Scotland (the 4th oldest in the United Kingdom), the oldest being the University of St Andrews (founded in 1413).
Glasgow has enjoyed a (usually friendly) rivalry with the University of St Andrews since its creation, and with University of Edinburgh since the foundation of the latter in 1583.
Unlike the majority of Scotland's universities, the students at the University of Glasgow are not members of the National Union of Students - membership has been rejected on a number of occasions on both economic (the costs of membership would exceed £70,000 per year for an institution of this size) and political grounds.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Glasgow   (2578 words)

 Glasgow Caledonian University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glasgow Caledonian University is a university in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow Caledonian University was constituted by an Act of Parliament on 1st April 1993 as a result of a merger between Glasgow Polytechnic and The Queen's College, Glasgow.
The aim of the new university was to offer non-elitist, high quality education and training to a wide and diverse range of students.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Glasgow_Caledonian_University   (738 words)

 Glasgow University Union: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Glasgow University Union (GUU) is one of the student unions operating at the University of Glasgow University of Glasgow quick summary:
Glasgow university students representative council was founded on 1886-03-09 and recognised as the legal representative body for university of glasgow students...
The world universities debating championship is the largest tournament in the world of university debating, and one of the largest student events in the world every...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/gl/glasgow_university_union.htm   (1212 words)

 Universitas 21 - Member Institutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The University played its distinguished part in the Enlightenment and in fostering the research and inquiry which prepared the ground for the Industrial Revolution in which the city of Glasgow was to play a world role.
Today, the University of Glasgow is one of the UK's leading universities with an international reputation for its research and teaching and an important role in the cultural and commercial life of the country.
Firmly rooted in the West of Scotland from where it recruits 47% of its students, the University of Glasgow is nevertheless an international institution, attracting students from 80 countries and sending large numbers of students on study periods abroad.
www.universitas21.com /members/glasgow.htm   (397 words)

 Providence College - University of Glasgow, Scotland
The University of Glasgow is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education in Britain.
The University is located next to a large park and beside the city's art gallery and museum in the West End.
The University of Glasgow offers PC students an opportunity to pursue a year or a semester of study in the areas of the humanities, divinity, engineering, law, financial studies, science and the social sciences.
www.providence.edu /PCAbroad/Programs/Glasgow.htm   (487 words)

 Study Abroad Program in Scotland
Glasgow is a short train ride from Edinburgh, and is the gateway to some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery, such as the Western Isles and the Highlands.
The study abroad program is based at The University of Glasgow, founded in 1451 and one of the most prestigious universities in the UK.
As in many cities, there are "two Glasgows" the one of affluence, art, and university education, the other of joblessness and all the problems attendant to it.
www.ipsl.org /programs/scotland.html   (1174 words)

 Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University : IFSA-Butler Programs : Scotland : University of Glasgow
If you're looking for an academically strong university in an exciting city, the University of Glasgow might be right for you.
Set in the middle of beautiful Victorian Glasgow, this university of 20,000 offers an active student life on a campus near the city center.
Glasgow is particularly strong in the performing arts and communications; the theatre, television, and film departments are some of the best in the U.K. Also consider the sociology department, which has an excellent reputation.
www.ifsa-butler.org /programs/scotland/glasgow   (306 words)

 Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow Caledonian University is one of the largest universities in Scotland, offering a wide range of learning, research and knowledge transfer opportunities on a national and international basis.
With just 36 votes needed to win the 2014 Commonwealth Games bid, students turned out in force at Glasgow Caledonian to show their support.
The University looks forward to hosting this prestigious international event on Saturday 27 October.
www.caledonian.ac.uk   (164 words)

 Glasgow Protein crystallography Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From 1942 to 1970 J.M. Robertson held the Gardiner Chair of Chemistry and established Glasgow as a major centre for crystallography.
Neil Isaacs was appointed to the Joseph Black Chair of Protein Crystallography to establish a protein crystallography laboratory which would interact with and support the biological research in the University.
Protein Crystallography, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, SCOTLAND, G12 8QQ.
www.chem.gla.ac.uk /protein/Homepage.html   (203 words)

 University of Glasgow :: Nursing & Health Care :: Nursing & Health Care
University of Glasgow :: Nursing & Health Care :: Nursing & Health Care
The staff and graduates continue to make significant contributions to evidence based quality health care in the 21st century.
Nursing was established in 1978 at the University of Glasgow with the aim of producing Graduate Nurses who were grounded in health related scientific theory.
www.gla.ac.uk /schools/nursing   (272 words)

 Arcadia University Center for Education Abroad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With its impressive stone buildings and green campus setting in the posh West End of Glasgow, this leading university offers a world class academic program in a city that is trendy, vibrant and energetic.
Glasgow has one of the largest biology departments in the UK, a broad range of courses in Scottish literature and Scottish studies and excels in medieval history.
You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation, and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.
www.arcadia.edu /cea/index.aspx?id=1823   (227 words)

 Institute for Gravitational Research
University of Glasgow : Department of Physics and Astronomy
The work of this institute, supported by PPARC funding, is concentrated on the development of detectors to search for gravitational waves from astrophysical sources.
The group is also involved in the space-based LISA mission as well as data analysis activities within the LIGO Scientific Collaboration.
www.physics.gla.ac.uk /igr   (121 words)

 Medicine in Glasgow University Library
The University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research (SCHARR) - Introduction to Evidence Based Practice on the Internet: access to organisations and learning resources, such as an evidence-based virtual library, software and journals.
BIOME is a collection of gateways which provide access to evaluated, quality Internet resources in the health and life sciences, aimed at students, researchers, academics and practitioners.
BIOME is created by a core team of information specialists and subject experts based at the University of Nottingham Greenfield Medical Library, in partnership with key organisations throughout the UK and further afield.
www.lib.gla.ac.uk /Subject/Medicine   (1404 words)

 Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow
The Psychology Department at the University of Glasgow is part of the Faculty of Information and Mathematical Sciences.
In the recent National Student Survey of final year students by HEFCE in 2006 it was ranked as sixth equal out of 85 universities offering psychology (and second in Scotland).
Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, 58 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QB, United Kingdom
www.psy.gla.ac.uk   (107 words)

 European Union Documentation Centre
Level 7 of the University Library in the Maps and Official Publications Unit (MOPS).
The Library receives copies of all major documents issued by the European Union and has access to a number of databases in Brussels and Luxembourg.
For External Users who wish access to the Glasgow EDC - please complete and return the EDC Access form
www.lib.gla.ac.uk /Depts/MOPS/EU   (106 words)

 Glasgow University Library Special Collections Department Home Page
Glasgow University Library Special Collections Department Home Page
Glasgow University's Special Collections Department is one of the foremost resources in Scotland for academic research and teaching.
Built up over a period of more than 500 years by purchase, gift and bequest, the collections now contain more than 200,000 manuscript items and around 200,000 printed works, including over 1,000 incunabula.
special.lib.gla.ac.uk   (111 words)

 CVSO Accommodation
Glasgow, one of Europe’s most vibrant and beautiful destinations, really does have something for everyone, whether you are visiting on business or simply enjoying a city break.
Like the city itself, the University of Glasgow has something to offer everyone with a vast array of accommodation to suit all budgets and requirements.
No matter where you stay, we guarantee quality accommodation, which is not only great value but is also ideally located to explore Glasgow and the surrounding areas.
www.cvso.co.uk /accommodation/accm_intro_300905.htm   (196 words)

 University of Glasgow :: Mathematics :: Mathematics
A Department of Mathematics has existed at the University of Glasgow since the seventeenth century.
The University of Glasgow, founded in 1451, is one of the oldest universities in the UK.
Penrose tilings give rise to interesting aperiodic tilings of the plane.
www.maths.gla.ac.uk   (153 words)

 Glasgow Photo Gallery - Home
Glasgow Sights and LandmarksImages and photos of interesting landmarks, objects or places from around Glasgow
The University of Glasgow images taken in may 2005 It is the fourth oldest in Britain, after Oxford, Cambridge and St Andrews.
Glasgow is one of the UK’s most visited cities.
www.glasgow.com /gallery   (531 words)

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