Why people make Glasgow

Multicultural, magnificent and brimming with personality, Scotland’s largest city is home to nearly 600,000 people. Find out why the people make Glasgow.

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Recently voted the ‘friendliest city in the world’ in a Rough Guides poll and named a must visit destination by leading publications like the New York Times, The Guardian and Wanderlust, Glasgow’s earned its reputation as one of the world’s greatest cities. You can expect a very warm welcome and when you add world-class architecture, a vibrant nightlife, breathtaking scenery and outstanding shopping, you’ll never want to leave!

Offering the best of both worlds, Glasgow is close to breathtaking countryside offering up nearby hill walking, sailing, and cycling. Some of the world’s greatest golf courses are all within an hour’s drive of the city. And this bustling city’s arts and culture, nightlife and food are hard to surpass.

Home to over 133,000 students from around the world, this vibrant city has five world-renowned universities and seven colleges.

Check out the video below to hear from people who work in Glasgow's International Financial Services District and find out from them Why people make Glasgow.

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Why people make Glasgow