Glasgow, The University of

University of Glasgow

contributes
£800 million

to the UK economy.


Contributes
£500 million

to the local economy.

This is part of the estimated
£1,400 million

contributed by higher education to the city of Glasgow.

It directly employs
6,340
people.

But it actually creates
9,000
local jobs.

And in total it generates
15,000
UK jobs.

There are
30,805
students.

It's behind
17
graduate start-up businesses.

It also supports
2,259
other organisations through knowledge exchange.


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UK parliamentary constituency for University of Glasgow:
Glasgow North


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Note: all employment figures presented are Full-Time Equivalents. This means that part-time workers are counted pro-rata based on the proportion of full-time hours that they work. This enables a common currency to be established, which adjusts for working hours of staff across universities as well as of other workers.



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