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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.
Student Accommodation near 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 Glasgow located just a 15-minute walk from the University of Glasgow.
Types of Student Rooms near University of Glasgow
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.
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Q. How can I rent student accommodation near University of Glasgow?
A. 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.
Q. What are the different types of student accommodation close to University of Glasgow?
A. 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.
Q. Where can I stay while doing a language course during summers?
A. Students doing short-term language courses can stay in fully-furnished student accommodations offered by University Living. You can book these accommodations by visiting the summer stay option on our website.
Q. What are the best student accommodation to live around University of Glasgow?
A. Student life in Glasgow has everything a student needs, no matter where you live; you will always be able to enjoy everything this city has to offer. Boyce House, Bridle Works, Dobbie's Point, Robert Owen House, etc. are some of the most popular, affordable, and fully furnished student accommodations near University of Glasgow.
Q. Can I view my student apartment near University of Glasgow before booking?
A. 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.
Q. Can I get discounts on student housing close to University of Glasgow?
A. Of course, students who book early often get good discounts and pay less rent for their student housing. You can also avail cashback and discounts on group bookings.
Q. Can I stay at student accommodation only for a semester?
A. Yes. University Living offers accommodations for students who go on a semester exchange programme. They provide student housing on a short term basis in 30+ cities across the world.
Q. Does my accommodation offer any onsite amenities?
A. All properties listed by University Living comes with a wide range of onsite amenities such as a laundry room, gym, games room, courtyard, bike storage, fully-fitted kitchen, and plenty more.