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This university is located in Glasgow, Scotland. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
The University of Strathclyde was founded in 1796 as Anderson's Institution. In 1964, the University was granted its Royal Charter and since then has continued to expand while always focusing squarely on its students' interests.
The University of Strathclyde is Scotland's third largest university, with around 14,600 students, who represent over 90 countries. There are over 100 student clubs and societies, and some 40 different sports offered to students. In a recent 'Destinations of Graduates in 1993' table produced by The Sunday Times, Strathclyde ranked first in Scotland and fourth in Britain, with only 5.9% of its graduates still unemployed six months after leaving the university.
- on-campus flats
- off-campus private housing
As an international student you are guaranteed on-campus housing. By choosing a student residence, you will be within walking distance to classes, shops, laundry, banking facilities and you will also benefit from the ready made social life that residences can offer. On-campus housing options consists of popular self-catering flats with single or shared rooms. Strathclyde's student residences are conveniently located for access to Glasgow's efficient and affordable transportation system. For more information about accommodation at Strathclyde click here.
- no meal plan
- on-campus dining
For further details of on-campus dining options click here.
- Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
- Good Academic Standing with a 3.0* (or higher) GPA at time of application
- Undergraduates must have completed at least two semesters of study at GT.
- At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
- Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
- Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
- All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
- All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).
*Some host schools have stricter requirements such as higher GPA or more time in school before study abroad. (See Academic Info on your host school GT program page for any restrictions.)
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.
CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM
1 Strathclyde credit = 0.357 GT credits
10 Strathclyde credits = 3 GT credits
20 Strathclyde credits = 7 GT credits
Strathclyde Grade = US Grade
70-100 = A
60-69 = B
50-59 = C
40-49 = D
0-39 = F
Program Costs (Estimated)
- For most exchange programs, participants must pay GT tuition, GT campus fees, and study abroad insurance to the GT Bursar for each GT semester they are abroad. No other expenses associated with this program are paid to GT; instead, these expenses are paid on site.
- Keep in mind the costs of books, health insurance, food, living expenses, and travel money, as well as pre-departure costs like your passport and visa.
- Following are cost estimates for one semester at the exchange program school that may help you prepare for your term(s) abroad. All costs are in USD.