Glasgow Caledonian University

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Student Accommodation

  • Caledonian Court provides self-catering flats for 660 students, each with six to eight bedrooms, all with Wi-Fi. Rooms are also equipped for students with special needs or disabilities.
  • Caledonian Court is part of the campus and is convenient for all amenities in the centre of Glasgow. Support is always on hand through the on-site accommodation and security office.
  • Glasgow Caledonian's Accommodation Office also maintains a regularly-updated list of private accommodation.

Student Life

  • City Population: 593,000
  • Student Population: 45,000
  • Cosmopolitan Glasgow is Scotland's largest city. From GCU's central location students can enjoy great shopping, restaurants, cinema, and theatre. The city also hosts a multitude of free art galleries and museums.
  • Glasgow means 'dear green place' and the city boasts a great number of parks and green spaces. 

Culture and Nightlife

  • Live music is very popular with numerous venues ranging from the SSE Hydro to the Barrowlands; a vibrant pub and club scene rivals that of any other major UK city.
  • The city boasts a large number of theatres, museums and galleries, including the famous Burrell Collection, as well as being home to the Scottish opera, ballet and national orchestra.
  • Like most cities Glasgow has many cinemas, including four multiplex and two independents — the largest is just a two minute walk from the campus.
  • The Glasgow Science Centre features a Science Mall and an IMAX cinema.


  • The Glasgow Subway (metro or underground) and local bus service ensure students are spoilt for choice with regards to public transport.
  • Two major railway stations serve the city; London is four hours by train.
  • Coaches depart from Buchanan Street Bus Station (right next door to the GCU campus) to most major UK cities and Glasgow International Airport.
  • Glasgow International Airport, seven miles to the west of the city, provides a number of international and domestic destinations including transatlantic flights.