The College of Arts & Humanities
We have been at the forefront of delivering world-leading teaching, learning and research in the arts and humanities since 1451. The University of Glasgow is a World Top 60 university for Arts and Humanities (QS World Subject Rankings 2023 and THE World University Rankings by subject 2024).
The College is home to four innovative Schools renowned for their world-leading research, their extensive local and international partnerships and the wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree opportunities they offer:
- School of Critical Studies
- School of Culture and Creative Arts
- School of Humanities | Sgoil nan Daonnachdan
- School of Modern Languages and Cultures
We are committed to sustaining a positive and nurturing research culture. This is reflected in our strong REF 2021 (Research Excellence Framework) results with two-thirds of environment and impact being recognised as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'.
Find out more in our welcome message from the Vice-Principal and meet our College Management Group. Our College Strategy (2023–2028) outlines our values, our distinctive strengths and our future priorities.
The University of Glasgow is situated in the heart of the West End, a vibrant hub for the creative arts industry. One of Time Out's 20 coolest neighbourhoods in the world, in one of the 30 best cities in the world.
We are the UK's top cultural and creative city (European Commission, 2019) and a UNESCO City of Music. Glasgow is home to more than 100 cultural organisations, including the Burrell Collection (Art Fund 2023 Museum of the Year), the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, and five internationally renowned performing arts companies.
Arts Sustainability Working Group
28 FebThe Tenementals will have their newly-released take on the song housed in the archives of the Documentation and Information Center “Emsland Camps”, a few kilometers from the site where the concentration camp song was first performed.
28 MarHistoric Environment Scotland (HES) has published a new report by a team of UofG researchers, entitled “Surveying and Analysing Connections between Properties in Care and the British Empire, c.1600-1997”
26 FebStage star and panto legend Johnny McKnight was dame for a laugh as he celebrated the magic of Scottish theatre … dressed in flamboyant fashion as one of his favourite pantomime characters.
22 FebThe world’s leading centre for the study of Scotland’s national poet has been recognised at Buckingham Palace today with the highest national Honour in further and higher education.