UAE

Ahlan wa sahlan

The University of Glasgow has a long established relationship with the UAE and we have been welcoming students here for many decades.  With two direct flights daily from Dubai to Glasgow travelling between the two countries has never been easier.  Our programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level are equally popular with students from the UAE.  

At Glasgow, you will study to gain an internationally respected degree, but we can guarantee you much more besides. Glasgow is one of Europe’s most diverse cities and includes a large Muslim population. The city is home to twelve mosques and a wide range of Halal butchers and shops. Furthermore, the University has its own Muslim Students Association which represents and caters for Muslim students on campus.

The University offers an excellent standard of comfortable and secure student accommodation, with single-gender occupancy available. Furthermore, we guarantee a place for all full-time new entrant international students studying for a degree (providing students apply on-time).

Entry Requirements

GIC Foundation

Applications must have successful completion of Tawjihiyya with grade average of 80%.

Undergraduate

Applicants with the Tawjihiyya will usually be required to complete a foundation year - refer to GIC Foundation.

GIC Pre-Masters

Applications with successful completion of Bachelors degree with GPA of 2.5 will be considered.

Postgraduate Taught

We will consider applications to Masters degrees from graduates holding a Bachelors Degree.  Applicants with a GPA of 80% or above may be considered for postgraduate study.

Postgraduate Research

Applications with successful completion of an Undergraduate degree and Postgraduate Taught degree with a GPA of 80% will be considered.


Partnerships

The University works closely with Ajman University of Science and Technology and Zayed University.


Study Abroad and Exchange opportunities at Glasgow

We welcome over 1500 students every year via the long-established Study Abroad and exchange programmes

If you want to come to Glasgow for a year abroad and your country does not have an existing agreement please look at our incoming Study Abroad Programme options

Meet Us

Students who choose to be counselled by an agency should expect the following standards of service:

  • Representatives will support students throughout the application process, providing advice and assistance in the preparation/submission of documents. It is, however, the applicant who must remain ultimately responsible for their account and the management of communications.
  • Representatives will have full access to student data contained within the application form and may manage a student application by discussing all aspects of the application with the University of Glasgow.
  • Representatives should be honest and accurate in communicating information about the University to the student and vice versa. At no time should representatives disseminate false or misleading information to the student or to the University.
  • Representatives will conduct themselves with fairness and integrity at all times and are subject to a rigorous selection and ongoing training process by the University of Glasgow.
  • Representatives are paid by the University for their services and will not pass on charges to prospective students.

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We would be happy to welcome you to our historic main campus in the heart of Glasgow, where we host open days and campus tours for you to experience our University in person. For more information, go to: http://www.gla.ac.uk/about/visit/.


Contact Us

Jo Power, International Recruitment Manager (based in Glasgow)
jo.power@glasgow.ac.uk
+44 (0)141 330 8780

Nick Bruce, International Recruitment Coordinator (based in Glasgow)
nick.bruce@glasgow.ac.uk
+44 (0)141 330 7757


International Summer School

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL 2020 - CANCELLED

With the impact globally from the ongoing spread of COVID-19, to protect the health and safety of staff and students we have taken the decision to cancel the 2020 International Summer School.

We fully intend to offer a variety of International Summer School programmes in summer 2021. Our summer 2021 programmes will be advertised from September 2020 so please keep an eye open for further information.  

Our International Summer School is an excellent introduction to studying at a world renowned university.  

Summer study allows you to:

  • Explore a particular topic in more depth
  • Experience teaching from world-class academic staff
  • Supplement your studies and gain international experience and credits at a world-class university

Find out more