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Student Accommodation

  • All first year full-time students who firmly accept their offer of study and apply by the deadline are offered accommodation.
  • There is a wide range of accommodation, from seven-days catered to self-catered, with a choice of room type and cost, from single en-suite bedrooms or single standard bedrooms to twin rooms.
  • Student residences provide 24/7 unlimited access to the Internet in all bedrooms. Rents also include utilities, bedding and personal possessions insurance cover.

Accommodation Costs

Catered from £6,453 to £7,136 per year
Self-Catered from £3,606 to £5,487 per year

Student Life

  • Condé Nast Traveller magazine and travel publisher Rough Guides have both named Glasgow as the friendliest city in the world, while National Geographic named it as a must-visit destination for 2016.
  • The city has more green space per head of population than any other European city, with more than 90 parks and public gardens.
  • City highlights include: the central 'Style Mile' with big name shops from Apple and Topshop to Nike; 20 world-class museums and art galleries, many of which are free to visit; and a diverse range of restaurants including good options for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Many students live in the leafy West End, where the university's main campus is located.

Nightlife and Culture

  • Glasgow is the UK's first UNESCO City of Music, hosting around 130 music events every week, from global superstars to local indie bands. Glaswegians are famously fond of their pubs, and the city's club scene rivals those of London and Manchester. In total, there are more than 700 bars, pubs and nightclubs.
  • Glasgow is home to Scottish Ballet, Scottish Opera and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. The city boasts a variety of theatres and performing and visual arts venues. There are also seven cinemas in the city, including the tallest in Europe. Other attractions include The Glasgow Science Centre, with a Science Mall and an IMAX cinema. 
  • The city hosted the 2014 Commonwealth Games and has excellent sporting facilities, including a new velodrome. Four football clubs are based in the city, as is the Glasgow Warriors rugby team. The range of participative sports includes football, rugby, sailing, and skiing on both dry and 'real snow' ski slopes.
  • The Trossachs and Loch Lomond are within easy reach, and rail and ferry links make the nearby islands such as Arran and Bute accessible. Many students also make use of the travel connections to the Scottish Highlands.


  • The university is 2 miles from the centre, in the city's West End. It's easy to travel around using either bus, the subway, or on foot. The subway connects the main campus to the city centre in less than 10 minutes.
  • London is 392 miles away, and trains take 4.5 hours.
  • Coaches depart from Buchanan Street Bus Station to nearly all major UK cities.
  • Glasgow International Airport, 7 miles to the west of the city, receives national and international flights including transatlantic flights and budget flights. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is 32 miles south of the city.