Glasgow is a bustling and vibrant city in the west of Scotland and offers something for just about everyone. Settlement in Glasgow dates back to the prehistoric period. The University was founded in the fifteenth century, and by the eighteenth century had become an important part of the international trade of goods and expanded massively during the Industrial Revolution. Modern Glasgow is a fantastic city in which to live, work and play, featuring a fantastic array of high-street and independent shops, wonderful Michelin-star restaurants and over a dozen theatres. Featuring a range of independent and state schools, Glasgow presents wonderful educational opportunities for children, whilst young families will be delighted with the range of activities available for children, including the Science Centre and several museums, galleries, botanic gardens, play spaces and parks. With a thriving economy, Glasgow also presents a wonderful location for young professionals. The sporty can enjoy the dozens of sporting clubs and centres available in the city. The city also features a fantastic nightlife, with an array of pubs, bars and clubs. Housing in the city ranges from affordable flats and terraces to more expansive family homes.