Glasgow Caledonian University (informally GCU, Caledonian or Caley) is a public university in Glasgow, Scotland. Established in 1993, GCU was formed out of a merger of the Glasgow Polytechnic and The Queen’s College, Glasgow. The main campus of GCU is Glasgow, whereas its second and third campuses are in London and New York respectively. Being one of the most reputable universities in the whole of Scotland, GCU holds the title of being the top modern university in Scotland for research power. It has also been named one of the top 150 young universities in the world by the Times Higher Education’s 200 under age of 50. In fact, according to HESA, 97% of GCU graduates are in work or further student six months after graduation. Although students can find accommodation in Glasgow Caledonian University student halls, students can explore other options close to campus like –
West View – Glasgow Student Accommodation
Owing to its proximity to Glasgow Caledonian University, West View Glasgow is very popular among GCU students. This property offers high-class en-suite rooms. Residents can enjoy all-inclusive utility bills, WiFi and a 24/7 onsite staff at this property.
Location -2 Beith Court, Glasgow G11 6EH
Price Range – £160 – £171/week
Amenities – Bike storage, a gym, a games room.
Tourist Attractions – Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove Park.
Restaurants/pubs/cafes – Dumpling Monkey, Number 16, The Record Factory.
West Village – Glasgow Uni Accommodation
This property offers residents some impressive amenities like contents insurance, bike storage and even a gym. The property’s ideal location means that access to public transport is easy. The nearest bus stop is Hayburn Street which is a minute away on foot whereas the closest train station is Partick, which is a 2-minute walk away.
Location -Beith Street, Glasgow G11 6PS
Price Range – £150 – £213/week
Amenities – Onsite laundry, a cinema room, a gym.
Tourist Attractions – The Tall Ship at Riverside, Fairfield Govan Heritage Centre and Workspace.
Restaurants/pubs/cafes – 279 Cafe Bistro, Down to Earth Glasgow, Indian Orchard.
Liberty House, Glasgow is an impressive student accommodation as it provides en-suite as well as studio rooms. Located on the buzzing Miller Street, students will always find something to do. Be it grabbing a bite at The Citizen Glasgow or exploring the aisles of City Halls & Old Fruitmarket. There’s always something or the other going on here!
Location -59 Miller Street, Glasgow, G1 1EB
Price Range – £111 – £199/week
Amenities – A communal area, a study area, laundry service
Tourist Attractions – Royal Exchange Square, George Square, Strathclyde University Mural
Restaurants/pubs/cafes – Paesano Pizza, Sloans, Tim Hortons
Riverside Glasgow – Glasgow Student Accommodation
Every resident of Riverside Glasgow can enjoy a WiFi connection, desk & chair and a 24/7 onsite staff. The studio rooms offered here are of high class and designed in a way to help students relax after an intense day at uni.
Location -260 Clyde St, Glasgow G1 4JH, United Kingdom.
Price Range – £149 – £164/week.
Amenities – Onsite laundry, all-inclusive utility bills.
Tourist Attractions – McLennan Arch, The Lighthouse.
Restaurants/pubs/cafes – Angie’s Cafe, The Glasvegan, The Solidrock Cafe.
Liberty Park, Glasgow offers impressive studio and en-suite rooms that are stacked with many amenities. Residents can expect a WIFi connection, 24/7 onsite staff as well as all-inclusive utility bills. Glasgow Queen Street is the nearest train station and Lister Street is the nearest bus stop.
Location -171 Kyle Street, Glasgow, G4 0DS
Price Range – £105 – £159/week.
Amenities – A courtyard, car parking, a games room.
Tourist Attractions – The Met Tower, George Square.
Restaurants/pubs/cafes – Fit Food Bistro, ASK Italian, Puti Vegan Cafe.