Glasgow Caledonian University - London Accommodation
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All the PBSAs on the website offer free Wi-Fi, TVs, secure key access, and access to the fitness centre and other common areas.
Why Study at Glasgow Caledonian University - London
Glasgow Caledonian University - London was established in September 2010 as a postgraduate campus based in Fashion Street, Spitalfields, with Moorish-style converted buildings dating back to 1905. However, the University traces its origin from The Queen's College, Glasgow, which was founded in 1875, and the Glasgow College of Technology, founded in 1971. On April 1st, 1993, the two institutions merged to form Glasgow Caledonian University. The new university took its name from the poetic Latin name for present-day Scotland, “Caledonia”.
Departments and Divisions
The university offers a variety of postgraduate subjects and courses you can choose from; these subjects include Insurance, Banking and Finance, Risk Management, International Fashion Marketing, Luxury Brand Marketing, Public Health and Construction Management. Check the courses and subjects section on the universities page for more information.
Facilities and Resources
Glasgow Caledonian University - London is a modern urban style campus set over four floors. It is well known for its facilities as it hosts a big library and multiple communal areas. Here are the most popular facilities in the university.
The London Library
The London library is located in the learning zone on the 2nd floor, which provides a range of study environments where you can study alone or in groups. In addition to the books in the library, students have access to many online resources via the Glasgow library website. It’s available to students during GCU London opening hours.
The campus also features small-group teaching rooms, breakout lounges, a roof terrace with 360-degree views over London, group learning spaces, meeting rooms, video conference rooms, and state of the art computer facilities and Apple Macs.
Glasgow Caledonian University Student Accommodation
Glasgow Caledonian University - London offers students two options to choose from when it comes to student accommodation.
GCU London has partnered with multiple PBSAs to offer students accommodation in central London. Students can choose between two properties located within walking distance of the Fashion Street campus.
Short Stay is the best choice if you are struggling with where to live and need somewhere quickly whilst finding a place, or your contract doesn't start for a couple of weeks. When you choose this option, you will be staying with a UK family, who is the landlord; which can be a great experience for new students as you can learn about UK culture, food and develop your English language skills. It is also particularly useful for students studying English Language Courses over the summer when other student housing places are closed.
GCU London is surrounded by multiple old, prestigious, and famous universities. The University of London is a 19-minute drive away. And York St John University is 11 minutes away by car. You can reach Northumbria University in just 7 minutes on foot.
Frequently Asked Questions:
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How many international students are at Glasgow Caledonian University - London?
Glasgow Caledonian University as a whole has more than 22,000 students coming from more than 100 countries.
Does Glasgow Caledonian University - London offer scholarships for international students?
There are scholarships, bursaries, and reductions offered to international students at Glasgow Caledonian University - London.
Are there student support services provided at Glasgow Caledonian University - London?
Student services are provided and include IT services, visa services, wellbeing workshops, and more.
What is Glasgow Caledonian University - London’s acceptance rate?
Glasgow Caledonian University - London’s acceptance rate is 23%.
What rank is Glasgow Caledonian University in the UK?
Glasgow Caledonian ranks 52nd in the UK among 121 universities, according to the Guardian’s university rankings for 2024.