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Take a Tour around Glasgow Uni

By BzSarah 05 Mar 2018

Think you know your uni? Look further than the bricks and mortar!

Did you know......

  • Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world
  • It was originally located on the high street near the Cathedral
  • Discover 550 years of history with a uni tour!
  • Instead of rushing past to get your lecture, take in some of the scenery - pictures speak louder than words


  • Campus tours for visitors are organised on behalf of the University by the Student Representative Council (SRC). Tours are led by trained student guides and last approximately one hour.
  • Tours leave from the University Visitor Centre on Tuesday - Sunday at 2pm. 
  • Tickets can be bought here. Alternatively tickets can be purchased from SRC Reception in the John McIntyre Building or from the Tour Guide prior to the tour starting at 2pm.
  • Groups of 8 or more need to email or call in advance to make sure the tour meets their needs.

Prices (correct as of March 2018):

  • Adults £10.00
  • Concession (over 60s and students) £8.00
  • Families (2 adults and 2 children) £25.00
  • Under 18s £5.00
  • Under 5s free

Please note there is a booking fee of £1 per ticket

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