University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Best locations for Student Accommodation:

  • Hillhead
  • Hyndland
  • Kelvinbridge
  • West End

Locations to avoid for Student Accommodation:

  • Gorbals
  • East End
  • Govan
  • Ibrox

Average Rent:

The average rent for a student room in Glasgow is £70.00 per week.

Car Parking and Permit Information:

Currently in Glasgow there are only  parking zones in four areas that require permits.  These are the city centre Hillhead and Garnethill and the West of the city centre.  Permits are available through the council and the prices for the separate areas are listed on their website.

Living in Glasgow

Glasgow is located in the heart of Scotland and is a lively city for students. It is said to be the most cosmopolitan city in scotland due to the diverse range of events and attractions that are available – anything from watching the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to live bands. The beauty of Glasgow results from the combination of a vibrant city with the beautiful surroundings of the Highlands.

The nightlife in Glasgow boasts some amazing clubs with a huge range of musical genres on offer. Most of te clubs and bars are in a central location in Sauciehall Street,Bath Street and Royal Exchange Square. Clubs that are popular with students include The Garage and ABC Club in Sauciehall Street.

Other popular areas  include Oran Mor, Ashton Lane and the Unions.

Glasgow offers an excellent shopping experience and there are a number of shopping centres located throughout the city.

  • St. Enoch Centre
  • Buchanan Galleries
  • Prince’s Square
  • Argyll Parade
  • The Italian Centre
  • Merchant Square Indoor Shopping
  • Sauciehall Street Shopping Centre
  • De Courcy’s Antique Craft Arcade
  • The Barras Market
  • Savoy Shopping Centre

Most of the above are situated in a great position for transport links which makes getting to them much easier.

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