The Vision of Glasgow College, UESTC

The vision of Glasgow College UESTC is to combine the strengths of two world-class university systems to provide our students with the benefit of a truly global educational experience, while pursuing exciting and innovative collaborations in learning & teaching, research, and the sharing of knowledge.  

It is a place that inspires ambitious people to succeed. A place where inquiring minds can develop their ideas. A place where talented people are given the space to realise their dreams.

Glasgow College, UESTC - University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Introducing University of Electronic Science and Technology China (UESTC)

Located in the beautiful city of Chengdu, UESTC was founded in 1956 and is renowned as the birthplace of China’s national electronic industry. Recognised as one of China’s National Key Institutes in 1960, since the late 1990s, UESTC has been under the direct governance of the Chinese Ministry of Education through the nation’s ‘Double First-class Initiative’, aimed at developing world-class universities and first-class disciplines; ‘Project 985’ - a national initiative that aims to develop an elite group of world-class research-orientated universities in China – and ‘Project 211’ which aims to create 100 first-class universities in key areas of research. 

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) Chinese Language Site 

Career Prospects

Our degree programmes provide our students with the scholarship and skills that will equip them for lifetime careers as leaders in industry and academia, with a wide range of exciting opportunities available to our graduates.  

In our fifth graduating cohort in 2021 69% of our graduates were accepted to higher degrees with top institutions overseas, of whom 93% enrolled on postgraduate programmes with the top 100 Universities around the world (QS Rankings).  

Our graduates are also highly sought after by employers in China with recent graduates finding employment with companies such as China Unicom and Air China. 

Glasgow College UESTC students can make use of the Glasgow University Careers Service.

Award for Educational Partner of the Year 2021 at China Scotland Awards