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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

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About Glasgow Student Accommodation

Book student accommodation in Glasgow with the world’s largest student housing provider. You can choose from over 20000+ student rooms options which include ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls and student flats. No booking fee. Best deal guaranteed! Explore student housing options that meets your budget from accommodations ranging from - £244 per Week and get offers up to £150.

You can choose from these popular Glasgow student accommodations like Buchanan View, Blackfriars, Dobbie's Point, Kelvingrove House and Firhill Court for a comfortable and budget-friendly stay.

Here are the type of student rooms available in Glasgow:

  • Shared rooms: Students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space

  • Private rooms: Offer a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room

  • Studio flats: Offer complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen

  • Entire housing: Offers a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe 

Glasgow is home to one of the most happening city for art galleries, museums, and breweries- which makes it an amazing place to stay for students. Whether you’re going to Glasgow Clyde College, University of Glasgow, Glasgow School of Art, University Of Strathclyde, Glasgow Caledonian University or any other university in the city, we can assist you to find the perfect student accommodation in UK that meets all your needs. The Scottish capital of Glasgow is located on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, which is where the River Forth that runs through the city meets the sea. It is Scotland’s second and the UK’s seventh most populous city. The old town of Glasgow is home to historical buildings and boasts marvellous architecture. The New Town is elegantly spotted with Georgian townhouses and open squares. The two towns put together are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Indeed, you will have a gala time.

Living in Glasgow as a Student

  • Cost of living: Glasgow is one of the most affordable cities to live in the UK. To give you an idea the price of daily grocery essentials like 1L of milk is £0.89, A single person estimated monthly costs are 677.32£ without rent. Check Numbeo for current detailed expenses.

  • Student-friendly locations: Glasgow is full of student-friendly neighbourhoods. We recommend starting your apartment search in the University District, Willowbank, West Village, Kelvinhaugh, and River Clyde areas, where you’ll find Glasgow international student accommodation is plentiful and close to campuses and public transport. 

  • Rent for students: We understand the needs of a student. Keeping that in mind, our student flats to rent in Glasgow starts from £244 and have offers up to £150 to make it affordable and convenient. 

Student Life in Glasgow

The Scottish capital of Glasgow is located on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, which is where the River Forth that runs through the city meets the sea. It is Scotland’s second and the UK’s seventh most populous city.

  • Culture and Heritage: The New Town is elegantly spotted with Georgian townhouses and open squares. The two towns put together are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site

  • Parks:  Situated close to the Scottish Highlands, Glasgow offers scenic beauty with parks like Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow Green, and the Botanic Gardens 

  • Festivals: The city hosts many festivals throughout the year like the Glasgow International Comedy Festival and West End Film Festival, to name a few.

  • Restaurants, Cafes, and Bars: The student nightlife in Glasgow is incredible and you must check out the popular student haunts such as Sauchiehall Street, Hillhead, and the Flying Duck, where you can enjoy great food and drinks with your friends. Also, visit Nice ‘N’ Sleazy, Sub Club, and The Viper to dance the night away. Glaswegians love their burgers, and so will you once you try burgers at the Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Jacker De Viande

Student Travel in Glasgow

Students do not need to be concerned about commuting because the city has a well-planned and well-connected transportation system that connects our student accommodations throughout the city. The bus service is available throughout the city, and it is one of the most convenient and cost-effective modes of transportation, particularly for Glasgow students.

  • Train: Glasgow has a well-connected rail network. A single ticket usually costs around £14.40. 

  • Bus: Glasgow Citybus, First Glasgow and McGill's Bus Service are trusted bus services that provide comprehensive service to all major locations. A day ticket bus fare is somewhere close to £4.50

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Glasgow?

On average, houses for rent in Glasgow are for about £140 a week. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just £99 a week. 

How to find a flat in Glasgow?

To find the best student flats in Glasgow that has everything you want and fits your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent. 

What is the best area to stay in Glasgow?

Glasgow has many aesthetically pleasing and relaxed neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Some of the most popular neighbourhoods in Glasgow are West End, University District, Kelvinhaugh, and Firhill Road. From bars for night outs with friends to museums and galleries for some extra intellect, it’s all here around these localities.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Glasgow?

Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available with our uni accommodation in Glasgow. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed. 

What’s the best mode of transportation in Glasgow?

The best way to get around Glasgow is to hop on a bus. It is the most cost-effective way for students to get around Glasgow city, to and from University or College, shopping, or even for a well-deserved night out. All our student halls in Glasgow are located close to public transit for a hassle-free commute. 

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Glasgow?

Many of our student apartments in Glasgow are covered under Unilodgers’ Pandemic Shield, which protects you from any COVID-related uncertainties. The features of Pandemic Shield include deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, and more. For accurate details on what Pandemic Shield facilities are offered at a particular property, you can refer to the property page. Alternatively, you can use the Pandemic Shield filter options o shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for. 

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Many of our accommodations offer WiFi at no extra cost or include it in the rent. For details, you can check the property pages.

Are these accommodations secure?
 

Our student rooms in Glasgow ensure your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of them also have on-site staff to keep you safe. You can find specific details about security features on individual property pages.

What all is included in the rent?
 

Many Glasgow accommodations include utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer WiFi and insurance at no extra cost. However, for specific rent inclusions, please refer to the property pages.

How can I book my off-campus student accommodation in Glasgow?

Visit unilodgers.com, Select Glasgow as your city of choice. Browse the available off-campus student accommodations options, You can filter the results based on your preferences, such as location, price, room type, etc. Review the details of the accommodation, such as the room type, the rent, the facilities, etc. Press Book Now after you've selected  Fill in your personal and contact details, Choose your preferred payment method, Review and confirm the booking details and click on Book Now to complete the booking process. That’s it! You will receive a confirmation email with all the details of your booking.

Which are the most affordable student halls in Glasgow?

The affordability of student accommodation in Glasgow can vary and mostly depends on the location, type of room, and amenities offered. The ideal way to select affordable accommodation in your budget is to filter accommodation results by price and choose the one in your budget. However, here are some affordable student rooms & flats in Glasgow: Kyle Park House, Buchanan View, Blackfriars etc.

How much is the Cost of Living in Glasgow as a Student?

Average cost of living as student in Glasgow is £800 to £1,000 per month including accommodation, clothes and toiletries, utilities, food, transportation, and other expenses. Moreover, this cost can vary widely depends on your lifestyle and how much you spend on entertainment, social activities and other non-essential items. To help keep your costs low, most of the students choose to live in shared accommodation, cook their meals at home, and prefer to use public transportation.

Where do international students live when studying in Glasgow?

Majority of international students in Glasgow typically live in off-campus student accommodations, residence halls, private accommodations, flats, student lets, and apratments. it is important to plan in advance and research with Unilodgers.com the different student living options available to ensure a smooth transition to life in Glasgow.

Is it good to live in a dorm to achieve better academic outcomes?

Based on research and studies, it has been proved that living in a dorm can lead to better academic outcomes. Because dormitories offers students an organized living environment, which promotes time management and study habits. Students also get opportunities to interact with other students from diverse backgrounds, fostering the development of critical thinking skills and chances to build new relationships. However, it is important to note that living in a dorm is not the only way to achieve better academic outcomes, some other individual factors such as study habits, motivation, and support from family and friends also play a vital role.

When should I book a student room in Glasgow for the tenancy starting in September?

It's advisable to start looking for student accommodations in Glasgow 6 months before your desired move-in date in September. The demand for student rooms in Glasgow is always high during September, so the ideal time to book a room of your choice is between January and February.

What is the exact meaning of dual occupancy student accommodation?

Dual Occupancy is where a studio is shared between 2 students, where they will have either 2 single or one double bed with a designated study area, shared common spaces such as the bathroom, kitchen, and living room with their roommate. Dual occupancy student accommodations are designed for students looking for a cost-effective and sociable housing option while studying.

How can I get private student accommodation in Glasgow?

Visit the unilodgers.com website and create an account. Search for private student accommodation in Glasgow by entering the city. Browse through the available options and read the description and amenities of each property. Choose a property that meets your requirements and budget and click on the Book Now button. Fill in the required details and make a payment. That's it. In case of any concerns, you can contact the Unilodgers customer support team for assistance.

How can I pay for my student housing in Glasgow?

Unilodgers accepts credit and debit cards. If we need to pay directly to the property then we accept various payment methods, including credit/debit card, PayPal, bank transfer, and others as per their respective payment policy. It is advisable to read the terms and conditions of the payment options before making a payment.

Am I allowed to pay my Glasgow student accommodation rent in installments?

Yes! With Unilodgers, you may pay your Glasgow student housing rent in installments. The number of installments varies according to accommodation. Before making a payment, it is best to read the terms and conditions of the payment methods.

Is it mandatory to have a guarantor to book my overseas student accommodation in Glasgow?

It is not mandatory for all UK accommodation to have a UK based guarantor to book your overseas student accommodation. Some properties require a guarantor while others do not. It is advisable to check terms and conditions of individual properties. 

What are the different types of student rooms available?

Unilodgers.com offers various types of student rooms to accommodate the needs and preferences of students such as private rooms, shared rooms, en-suite rooms, studio apartments, deluxe rooms, luxury apartments, cluster flats etc. It's advisable to check the website accommodation page or contact the customer support team for detailed info. 

Am I allowed to see the property before moving in?

Yes! You can see the property via virtual tours or in-person viewings before moving in with UniLodgers.com. But it varies and depends on the property and location. Advisable to check with the UniLodgers team for the options available or not for the specific property.

Can my parents or guardian stay with me in my student room in Glasgow at the beginning?

Some Glasgow student accommodations allow parents or guardians to stay for a limited number of days, while other do not. So it differs per accommodation. Each student housing in Glasgow has its own set of rules and restrictions for international students who come to stay there. Unilodgers recommends that you verify with the provider or contact our customer service team for further information.

What if I don’t like my off-campus student accommodation after moving in?

Unilodgers always do their best to meet students' requirements, comfort, and preferences. Still, if the student has any specific concerns related to his/her off-campus accommodation, They can reach out to the provider and ask them to resolve the issues. Or They can opt-in for cancellation as per the policies. Cancellation policies depend on the provider and vary from accommodation to accommodation.