A unique opportunity to re-shape the campus

A unique opportunity to re-shape the campus

The University of Glasgow has been inspiring people to change the world for over 550 years, and is recognised as an iconic place of learning and research throughout the world.

Over the next few years the University will transform its campus as part of a £775M development plan - the single largest estates project in its history since the move from the city centre in the 1870s.

Aerial image of the Western Infirmary site being developed

We plan to invest in developing new buildings and bringing our historic and iconic buildings up to a standard which supports the needs of current and future students and researchers. Furthermore, the University intends to develop an open and accessible campus that will not only enhance the performance of the University but have a positive impact on the infrastructure of the city. The focus for much of this development will be the former site of the Western Infirmary.

Innovative and courageous

The delivery strategy will be developed with checks and balances ensuring adaptable, future-proofed buildings that are effective and efficient. As an iconic place of learning and research we will create a campus with facilities fit to recruit, inspire, and support the next generation of world changers.

The estates strategy is supporting the ambition by developing a campus that supports the University today and in the future and is innovative and courageous in design, reflecting the University’s history and ambition. We are keen to explore collaborations with a range of partners to support the vision, as captured in the Campus development framework.

It is important to us to engage with our community of students, staff and local neighbours. If you would like to discuss, please contact us at: estates-strategy@glasgow.ac.uk

Our vision

Our vision

This short film tells the story of the University of Glasgow's development from its original, medieval and Renaissance location on Glasgow's High Street to the visionary relocation in the 1870s to Gilmorehill in the West End. And we look forward to the further development of the Gilmorehill campus following our acquistion of the 14-acre site of the Western Infirmary.