Ranked 1st for sports facilities
(International Student Barometer, 2012)
Top 10 in the UK for sport
(The Complete University Guide, 2015)
The University is Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence, a designation by the Scottish Government in recognition of our contribution to Scottish sport. Our mission is to deliver the best for Scottish sport through the powerful and inspirational combination of sport and education.
We are at the heart of Scottish sport, preparing athletes to perform on the world stage, enabling students to develop their skill sets for excellent careers and producing innovative research to improve the health of the nation. Our sport-centred campus is the hub of the local community and brings together the people shaping Scottish sport, creating a critical mass of sporting expertise and excellence.