Student Accommodation in Glasgow
Finding student accommodation in Glasgow can be competitive with the number of students flocking to the city from all around the world for a chance of high-quality education. You don’t have to worry about getting into that competition, however, when our team of accommodation experts are there to help you get the room you need without breaking a sweat! Just contact us and we’ll have you covered so you can make the best out of your experience in Glasgow.
Why book Student Accommodation in Glasgow?
Because of its diversity and cultural importance, Glasgow is a famous destination for international students. It has a lot of highly-regarded universities. The Glasgow School of art is one of these schools; it is a well-known school for its unique contribution to the field of visual creations (Game Design, 3D modelling, fashion design etc.). Other internationally recognized universities include the University of Strathclyde and The University of Glasgow.
Universities in Glasgow
We have over 20 accommodation options that are only a short walk or bus ride away from the university.
The campus is surrounded by bus stops as well as a wide range of restaurants and coffee shops.
Make sure you stop by Hunterian Art Gallery and Hunterian Zoology Museum ust a few minutes walk from the university.
Our rooms are within a 10-20-minute walk from the university.
There are several transport links nearby so you can easily explore the city after your classes.
University of Strathclyde International Study Centre is right next to the university.
The iconic George Square and Glasgow Cathedral are right next to the campus.
Our student rooms are within a short walking distance or a short ride by public transport.
The campus is surrounded by transport links as well as many shops and restaurants.
The famous, bustling Buchanan street is a 10-minute walk away.
Other universities in the city include the City of Glasgow College, Glasgow International College, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Paisley Campus, the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), and Royal Alexandra Hospital.
Transportation In Glasgow
Getting around Glasgow is very easy. If you are a student going to Glasgow for the first time, you can download the Traveline Scotland app where you can find all types of transportation information. There is also a smartcard for daily transportation via the subway and there is The SPT "Roundabout" ticket which allows you unlimited trips in one day. Glasgow’s subway line is called Clockwork Orange; it is the third oldest subway in the world. It got its name from the circular shape of the stations on the map. You can find the detailed map of the stations on SPT’s website - the main company that runs the subway right now. Bus lines are also available all over the city.
1. Is Glasgow student-friendly?
The best thing about Glasgow is that the people are very friendly and accepting, especially international students. Its rich history and culture make it full of social events and it’s also easy to get around with a comprehensive transport system made from a subway network and bus lines.
2. Is Glasgow cheap for students?
Glasgow is known to be one of the most affordable cities in the UK for students with things like accommodation, food, and other necessities being 43% cheaper than London according to Expatisan.
3. What is Glasgow Uni known for?
If the University of Glasgow seems familiar, that’s because it was used to film a few scenes in the Harry Potter movie series. The university is also known for being one of 24 Russell Group universities and according to Times Higher Education, it’s the 10th best UK university.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Glasgow?
Located on the River Clyde in Scotland's western Lowlands, Glasgow is a city that is known for its unique architecture and cultural background. It is the third-largest city in the UK after London and Birmingham, and probably the largest city in Scotland. The Scottish population inside Glasgow alone amounts to 40% or more of the overall Scottish population. Glasgow is a historical city with various architectural highlights. It is generally known for its 19th century Victorian buildings including Crookston Castle, Glasgow Cathedral, and more.
Glasgow’s attractions are of great popularity among international students. They can enjoy a quick visit to the Kelvingrove Museum, where they sometimes offer free tours. Glasgow science centre is another student attraction that is highly suitable for science major students. Some of the other attractions include Glasgow Film Theatre, Riverside Museum, and The Mitchell Library.
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Glasgow, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities:
1. How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Glasgow is £98 per week for a single room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.
2. Do you have studios /ensuites available?
Each building has its own range of room types varying between single rooms, en-suites, studios, twin rooms, shared flats, and private flats.
3. Can I pay in instalments?
Yes, you can pay in instalments; however, some providers could require you to have a UK guarantor. Ask your accommodation expert for help if you are not sure.
4. How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?
This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other students or share a room with 1-3 other students.
5. How to complete my booking?
Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with your booking for your chosen room or offer you alternatives if the room is not available for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the " Enquire" button, then fill the enquiry form you see in front of you.
6. What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Glasgow ?
Most providers now have intensified cleaning and sanitizing measures of student rooms and communal areas while other providers provide weekly cleaning free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for details on the COVID measures implemented in your building.
7. Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Glasgow?
Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer virtual tours of the property so you can get to know your new home.
8. Who can book with Casita?
All university students over the age of 18 can book with Casita and if you are under 18, contact our accommodation experts to find you properties that accept students under 18.