Glasgow's IFSD has ready access to a large pipeline of qualified
graduates. The city has four universities, three higher education
colleges and three 'super' colleges, producing thousands of
graduates each year with qualifications directly relevant to the
financial services industry.
Pipeline of Graduates available to work in the
financial services industry
Strathclyde Business School, part of the University of
Strathclyde, is the only business school in Scotland, and one of
only 21 worldwide, to win accreditation by the world's top three
Glasgow Caledonian University has been named the Securities and
Investment Institute's first Centre of Excellence specialising in
financial services operations and risk.
The Business School at the University of Glasgow is one of an
elite group - less than 10 percent of the world's business schools
- that holds AACSB
accreditation. Its MBA Programme is also fully accredited by AMBA and approved by the UK
Cabinet Office for the civil service.
behind Glasgow's IFSD and its major employers work closely with
Glasgow's universities and colleges to deliver a pipeline of
graduates ready to take up career opportunities in the financial