The University of Strathclyde
The University is right at the heart of Glasgow - Scotland's biggest and most cosmopolitan city. The city centre has a vibrant arts scene, cutting-edge music, legendary nightlife, an exciting selection of places to eat out and much more. So studying at Strathclyde goes hand-in-hand with having a great time.
Hutchesons Hall - Glasgow
One of the most elegant buildings in Glasgow's city centre, Hutchesons' Hall was built in 1802-5 to a design by David Hamilton. It incorporates on its frontage the statues, from an earlier building of 1641, of the founders of Hutchesons' Hospital, George and Thomas Hutcheson. A major reconstruction in 1876 by John Baird heightened the Hall and provided an impressive staircase. The interior is hung with portraits of Glasgow worthies. New permanent multi-media exhibition, 'Glasgow Style'. Includes film, audio trail of Merchant City and gallery setting work by young Glasgow designers. The Hall is available for hire for concerts, exhibitions, dinners, small conferences and other functions.
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow Caledonian University is a distinctive, inclusive and forward-looking university that is committed to its social mission to promote the common good. We have become an international centre of excellence in higher education, promoting employability and global citizenship in our graduates. We win awards for our support and commitment to the student experience, whilst delivering innovation through our world-class research in key areas of strength. We have a tradition of widening access to higher education for talented individuals regardless of their backgrounds, and we leverage our intellectual and social capital for the benefit of the communities we serve in Scotland and internationally.
Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station
Queen Street Station is a railway station in Glasgow, Scotland and is Glasgow's second main line terminus. Queen Street Station is situated between George Street in the South and Cathedral Street Bridge in the North at the Northern end of Queen Street adjacent to George Square. Queen Street is the main gateway to Northern and Eastern Scotland from Glasgow (with Central Station serving the South and rest of the UK), and is divided into two main areas, high level and low level. The station is managed by First ScotRail who operate all of the passenger services including the flagship Glasgow to Edinburgh shuttle. The high level station serves a mainline to Edinburgh, with modern diesel trains completing the journey to the capital in about 45 minutes.
Celtic Football Club
Celtic Football Club, commonly referred to simply as Celtic (pronounced 'seltic') or 'the Bhoys' (pronounced 'boys'), are one of the world's most famous football clubs. Based in the Scottish city of Glasgow, in the city's east end. The club is officially nicknamed the Bhoys, or unofficially the Hoops. Together with their city rivals Rangers, they have dominated Scottish football for over 100 years as part of the Old Firm, forming one of the most famous and bitter rivalries in sport. Celtic's home kit is green and white hooped jerseys, white shorts and white socks (although it is also not uncommon for them to wear green and white hooped socks).
Glasgow Central Railway Station
Glasgow Central Station is the larger of the two main-line railway stations in Glasgow, Scotland. It is operated by Network Rail. It is the northern terminus of the West Coast Main Line. It was opened on July 31, 1879. The station is on two levels - the High Level station slightly above street level, and the underground Low Level station. The High Level station has 14 platforms covered by a large steel ridge/furrow roof. These platforms are numbered 1 - 11, 11a and 12 - 13. It has a spacious concourse containing a variety of shops, catering outlets, ticket offices and a travel centre. The station is fronted by the Central Hotel on Gordon Street, designed by Robert Rowand Anderson. The station building also houses a long line of shops and bars down the Union Street side.
Rangers Football Club
Rangers Football Club is a football club from Glasgow, Scotland which plays in the Scottish Premier League. It is the first club in the world to win more than 50 league titles. Rangers have won 107 trophies in total, though Linfield hold the world record with 200 trophies. The club's home is the 50,411 all-seated Ibrox Stadium in south west Glasgow. The first team colours are royal blue shirts, white shorts with black and red socks. The club's correct name is simply 'Rangers' although it is sometimes incorrectly called 'Glasgow Rangers'. This frequently happens with English commentators seeking to distinguish between them and other similarly named clubs particularly Queens Park Rangers.
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre
The Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre (SECC), Glasgow, is Scotland's premier venue for exhibitions, conferences and events. It offers a total of 22,355 sq m of highly versatile space in five halls ranging in size from 775 sq m to 10,065 sq m. Retractable partition walls make it possible to create halls as large or as small as you wish:shaping the space to suit your requirements exactly. SECC is Scotland's national venue for public events. It's also the UK's largest integrated exhibition and conference centre:a world class facility set in one of Europe's most vibrant cities and only a short journey from some of the most beautiful countryside in the world. SECC is located within easy reach of the major city centre hotels as well as smaller hotels and guest houses in the city's west end.
Blairbeth Golf Club - Glasgow
Blairbeth is a traditional welcoming Scottish golf club situated below the escarpment of Cathkin Braes, on the southern edge of Scotland's largest city, Glasgow. From the clubhouse and many parts of the course, the golfer is presented with magnificent views extending to the east, the north and the west. On view is a panorama of the history of Glasgow through the ages, from the12th. Century Cathedral with its green copper roof, westwards to Victorian splendour of Glasgow University and the modern silver tower in the Science Park. On playing the course, golfers when looking eastwards, will see over the old industrial towns of North Lanarkshire.
Glasgow Airport is located just 8 miles west of Glasgow city center. The airport is operated by BAA and is officially the busiest airport in Scotland flying over 8 million passengers each year. The number of flight destinations is around 90 with over 40 airlines now operating. The airport has one terminal and 2 runways. The low cost airlines have also had a major impact on fares to other UK destinations. Glasgow Airport continues to prosper as Scotland's number one international airport, setting new records for passenger numbers month after month. Glasgow now handles over 7.9 million passengers and almost 90,000 air transport movements a year. Another major expansion of the terminal building was announced which will increase capacity to 16 million passengers a year and plans for the much awaited direct rail link to the city centre were confirmed.