University of Glasgow

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The University of Glasgow is a public research university in Glasgow, Scotland. Founded by papal bull in 1451, it is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.[1]

The university used to be in the city's High Street; since 1870, its main campus has been at Gilmorehill in the City's West End. Some university buildings are elsewhere. The Veterinary School is in Bearsden, and the Crichton Campus is in Dumfries.

Glasgow is the largest university in Scotland by total enrolment and with over 19,500 postgraduates the second-largest in the United Kingdom by postgraduate enrolment.[2]

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  1. "University of Glasgow :: Story :: The Papal Bull". Retrieved 2023-04-11.
  2. "University of Glasgow". Times Higher Education (THE). 2021-11-24. Retrieved 2023-04-11.