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    The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university public research university in the English-speaking world, established in 1451. It is one of Scotland's four ancient universities. Along with the universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and St Andrews. The University of Glasgow was part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century. Based in Scotland’s largest city, it is one of the world’s top 100 universities and currently has 27,000 students from over 120 different countries enrolled in it. Glasgow is also a member of the renowned Russell Group of UK research universities and the Universitas 21. Throughout its history, the university has given six Nobel laureates, one Prime Minister, Scotland's inaugural First Minister and more. Its main campus is located in the West End of Glasgow, just a few minutes away from the city centre. The University has more listed buildings than any other university in the UK and its Faculty of Engineering is the oldest in the UK.

    Accommodations near the University of Glasgow
    Internation first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence provided they have accepted an unconditional offer to study and their completed application form is received by the year of entry deadline – usually August. There are about 4,000 rooms in and around the north-west of Glasgow, the farthest of which is 45-minutes’ walk away from the main campus. These halls include private flats, shared houses or lodgings.

    There are also several purpose-built student accommodations (PBSAs) located near the university campuses. These accommodations are built specifically for students and include a wide range of modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. For example- Hyndland House is a thoughtfully designed student accommodation located just a 15-minute walk from the University of Glasgow.

    Types of rooms
    These PBSAs offers a wide range of room types which suits all your budget needs. The room types include - student studios, student flats, apartments, en-suite rooms, and more. A studio consists of a single room that combines the bedroom, living room, fully-equipped kitchen space, and a private bathroom. In ensuite rooms, you get to enjoy your own sleeping area and private bathroom. However, you have to share the kitchenette or cooking facilities and other common areas with fellow students. All these rooms are equipped with a comfortable bed for a good night’s sleep, study desk and chair, and lots of space for all your belongings.

    When to Look for Accommodations near University?
    After securing admissions at the University of Glasgow, students can begin to search for their accommodations in the city and check out University Living, a global student housing marketplace for properties. Students can look for homes that offer value for their money, meet the highest of standards, and are student-specific that cater to their needs at large. Students can book wonderful homes before even leaving for their studies, virtually by online services offered by University Living.

    Where are these student homes located?
    Most of these student housings are located near the city centre and also at a walking distance from the university campuses. Students opting to study at the University of Glasgow can find student homes available in good neighbourhoods like Calgary Street, Blackfriars Rd, Havana Street, South Woodside, and more. These areas are one of the best student-friendly areas in the city offering good residential complexes and access to a wide range of bars, cafes, and restaurants. These student rooms have a strategic location very close to university campuses and other places of interest and tourist attractions to explore in the city.