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    Student Accommodation Glasgow
    With its distinguished Victorian architecture, Glasgow is a city that leaves an imprint on your memory long after you have visited it. That’s not all, to mesmerise you, there are buildings with impeccable stonework and a vibrant nightlife to go with it. Whether you are a tourist or a local, the city has a grid system which makes it really easy to navigate (without a map). At the heart of the city centre you have iconic George Square which is home to the headquarters of Glasgow City Council. The city centre is also perfect for students pursuing higher education in the city, you’ll be able to attend various concerts and music events.

    An AI and tech-enabled platform, University Living offers an integrated payment gateway to facilitate instant booking for student accommodation in Glasgow. Not just this, they assist students in the entire journey, from the moment they receive an offer letter from a university to when they have to settle in. With a focus on purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), the company has partnered with a diverse portfolio of property providers across the world with 1 million beds in more than 210 cities.

    Exploring Glasgow
    Glasgow is famous for its enchanting street art and multitude of museums, making it an artist’s paradise. Discover the city’s history through its myriad art forms, whether in museums or galleries or out on the streets. The city is also home to a diverse culinary scene which you can get a taste of by visiting the pubs and bars as well as the restaurants. What’s more, some of the UK's best music venues are right here in Glasgow, making it a city for the night owls.

    History of Glasgow
    The city of Glasgow has a rich local history and heritage – from its Dark Age roots right up to the Medieval City (starting around 1119), and then from the Merchant’s City to the more recent Victorian period. Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow gets its name from the Gaelic word Ghlaschu which means dear, green place. The origin of the city can be traced back to its humble beginning as a small fishing neighborhood along the banks of the River Clyde.

    Student Life in Glasgow
    Scotland, being the future of commerce, has some of the largest global services which is perfect for students who plan to study in Glasgow as they can make use of these links. Those who are planning to continue their higher education in a university here are sure to experience study-life balance in the diverse city which has plenty to offer. With an unrivalled sense of community and an even more welcoming nature to help you feel at home, the city is a major hit among international students. This makes it difficult for all of the students to find on-campus housing, leaving them to look for alternative options.

    Universities in Glasgow
    The city is home to the University of Glasgow, one of the oldest universities in the world and the University of Strathclyde, established in 1796. While the main campus of the University of Glasgow is located in the cosmopolitan West End of Glasgow which is just three miles from the city centre, the University of Strathclyde is located in the heart of Glasgow's city centre. Students can find private rented accommodation in and around the city such as private flats or sshared houses.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I rent student accommodation in Glasgow?
    You can book your home away from home in 3 easy steps: 1. Select your favourite accommodation 2. Pay the security deposit if required 3. Booking confirmed In all these steps you will be provided free guidance from our experienced team.

    What are the different types of student accommodation in Glasgow?
    University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. You can pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also provide short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.

    What are the different types of student rooms in Glasgow?
    The major room types are: Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared. Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

    Are the bills included in the rent?
    This depends on the accommodation you choose, but most of our student properties in Glasgow bills included, so you don’t have to worry about paying for anything else. The bills include Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities such as a fitness centre, games room, outdoor courtyard, laundry room, and other communal spaces.

    Can I view my student apartment in Glasgow before booking?
    Yes. If you want to view your accommodation before booking it, get in touch with our accommodation experts, and we will arrange a virtual tour for you.

    Can I pay my student accommodation rent in instalments in Glasgow?
    Yes. You can pay your rent in easy instalments via numerous modes including bank transfer or your debit/credit card.

    What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
    We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs and preferences. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try our best to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

    How do I know my student accommodation in Glasgow is safe?
    All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each student accommodation has modern safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.