The University of Strathclyde is a Scottish university located in Glasgow, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, and receiving its Royal Charter in 1964 as the UK's first technological university. It takes its name from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde.
The University of Strathclyde is Scotland's third largest university by number of students, with students and staff from over 100 countries. It was awarded University of the Yearin 2012 and Entrepreneurial University of the year 2013 by Times Higher Education.