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Buchanan View, Glasgow
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Buchanan View, Glasgow

Calgary St, Glasgow, G4 0XG, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Buchanan View is located at 33-35 Calgary Street, Glasgow, G4 0XG. It is one of the sought-after convenient and comfortable student accommodation in Glasgow. It offers a wide range of en-suites and one-bedroom apartments in Glasgow. It is located close to Glasgow Caledonian University, the City of Glasgow College, the University of Strathclyde, the Glasgow School of Art, etc.

Glasgow is a city that thrives on its rich cultural heritage and vibrant student life. Students opting for Buchanan View in Glasgow will be immersed in a city teeming with the city’s history, art, and entertainment. The city is a mix of the old and the new, making it a dynamic place for hangouts on weekends. Being a cultural hub, students can visit numerous museums, galleries, and music venues located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland. Students living in Buchanan View will not only have an enriching experience in the city but will also develop personally from all fronts. Students looking for Glasgow student accommodation select Buchanan View Glasgow since it is the city's most popular option with a range of facilities. Buchanan View Glasgow is a comfortable stay with modern facilities and amenities. It is located in the centre of the city and is near various eateries, cafes, lounges and bars. Buchanan View Glasgow's one prominent feature is that it is near local markets, stores and tourist spots. It is also located in close proximity to nearby gardens and parks for students to spend their weekends. Buchanan View Glasgow is also close to various shopping destinations & local villages where students can enjoy their vacations. It is also close to various stadiums and games clubs for students to enjoy and play with their friends on weekends. Living in Buchanan View Glasgow is a beautiful experience to cater to rather than just university living.

Features

Buchanan View Glasgow offers fully furnished ensuite, ensuite silver, ensuite bronze, ensuite gold - tower, ensuite gold - upper floor, one-bed apartment silver, one-bed apartment bronze and one-bed apartment gold tower. Buchanan View student accommodation bills include facilities like wifi, water, heating, gas, electricity and content insurance. It offers a wide range of common amenities, including a communal lounge, bike storage, pool table, garden, laundry facilities (self-paid), car parking (extra charges) and more. It also offers vending machines, entertainment areas, outdoor areas, and elevators as well. Buchanan View has high-end security and safety with 24/7 onsite security staff, secure building entry, a controlled access gate, a maintenance team, CCTVs, an Onsite Concierge, an onsite manager and a security manager.

Location and What's Hot?

Buchanan View in Glasgow is situated in a bustling hub, perfect for students looking to soak up the city’s vibrancy. Glasgow School of Art is close to the student accommodation and to the prestigious University of Glasgow, and the University of West Scotland is nearby. A wide range of educational hubs, like Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow City College, and the University of Strathclyde etc, are also within walking distance. The perks of living at Buchanan View are not just limited to educational institutions but also experiencing the vibrancy of the city. In order to satisfy their midweek cravings or weekend treats, a variety of eateries are located within walking distance. There are delicious local eats and international cuisines offered in restaurants and cafes in the area, like Paratha Box,  Miller and Carter Glasgow, Paesano Pizza and Shawarma King. Students can buy their daily needs from a range of grocery stores like WH Smith, Swarovski, and Chung Yin, situated in close proximity. As for health and wellness students access local hospitals like the Glasgow Royal Infirmary to cater their medical emergencies. There is a wide range of cafes and bars located around the area for students to explore and know the nightlife in the area. Nature lovers can hang out and take a breath of freshness in clean and evergreen parks located within walking distance from Glasgow student accommodation. Party lovers can go to some renowned bars like Buck’s Bar, The Pot Still, GIN 71, The Butterfly & The Pig, and so much more. The student accommodation is perfectly positioned for a rich and full student living experience. It is located in the heart of Glasgow, surrounded by a range of exotic places to visit on weekends. Students can engage in a dynamic lifestyle where convenience meets comfort while experiencing the vibrant and youthful lifestyle in Glasgow.

Commute

Glasgow has good connectivity of local transportation in Glasgow with Cowcaddens Metro located in close proximity to the student accommodation. There are numerous bus stops located nearby, like Buchanan Bus Station (Stance 14), (Stance 16), (Stance 21) & (Stance 22) located at a proximity. Further, other bus stops are located within walking distance like Buchanan Bus Station (Stance 51 to 57), located near the student accommodation in Glasgow. Buchanan View student accommodation is located in the heart of a well-connected neighbourhood, making student life both hassle-free and accessible in the city.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Water
Electricity
Heating
Gas
Contents Insurance

Common Amenities

Communal Lounge
Bike Storage
Laundry Facilities (Self Paid)
Garden
Pool table
Car Parking (Extra Charge)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What room types do you have?

Whether you want to share with friends, or have your own private Studio, our Property offer a great selection of room types for everyone. Our rooms range depending on where you decide to book and you can view these through our individual property pages. For more information, please visit our About Property page.

What communal spaces do you have?

They know making new friends is a must! That’s why they offer great communal spaces where you and your neighbours can get to know each other. Facilities are site specific however each property guarantees a fun-packed and fully inclusive social calendar for all our students to enjoy, all year round… free of charge! Visit our individual property pages to find out what each Property has to offer.

What if I have a disability or special requirements?

Property’s top priority is making sure you have a comfortable and safe stay, so please declare any medical information or disabilities on your application. All properties offer rooms types with additional and accessible facilities. When creating your application, please make sure you tick the ‘DDA’ box and enter in as much detail as possible so our teams can ensure you reserve the most suitable Property for your requirements.

Some studio rooms offer dual occupancy - can my friend come to live with me?

Yes! Check with the property whether your studio room is eligible for dual occupancy, but please note that both individuals who occupy the room must be students.

What is the difference between bronze, silver, gold and platinum rooms?

How big it is. Specifically the floor space. Each room has the same furniture, features, and decor, but it will differ in size. There are some exceptions; at John Bell House for example, the rooms are categorised using a mix of reasons such as location and layout as well as size. Some rooms look and feel bigger/smaller because of their shape so they’ve taken this into consideration when categorising them.

Can I change rooms if I don’t like mine?

It would be possible if someone drops out or someone else wants to swap with you. Please contact your property team and they will do their best to accommodate your needs. Remember that all rooms are effectively the same apart from the floor space.

Do they provide the TV license in the shared flat kitchen?

Property do not provide any TV Licenses for the studios or shared flats so you’ll need to register for your own TV licence.

How close is my accommodation to the university?

All of the properties are in convenient, central, locations. Whether it’s close to your campus depends on where you’re studying! Check out the relevant property page on this website or get in touch with the on-site property team for details. All of our cities have excellent transport links and secure bike storage if you don’t fancy walking.

What should I bring with me to live at a property?

Bedding is not provided unless included in an offer (check with the relevant property team or Ts & Cs), so bring a sheet to cover the mattress, a duvet and pillows. Information about bed sizes can be found on the room pages. You can get a bedding pack, kitchenware or bathroom accessories before your arrival from UniKitOut, a UK based company that will deliver your items before your check-in date. This will be delivered to your room or the property reception desk ready to use from day one of your arrival (if items are ordered before the deadline).

What is covered by my insurance policy?

They understand students have a limited budget so Endsleigh have launched brand new, unique student insurance options. They have been designed to cover the risks that you may encounter whilst living in student accommodation and away from home. Your contents. Covered. By partnering with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider, they’ve arranged contents insurance for all our students staying with us in our residence at no cost to you. It is important all students confirm their cover to ensure you understand what is and isn’t covered. Plus you’ll also be entered into a prize draw specifically for residents, courtesy of Endsleigh! Visit confirm your cover to see: What is and what isn’t covered Key exclusions - where cover isn’t provided Policy excess – the amount you pay when you make a claim How to make claim Personalise cover.

What counts as an act of anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour can be any behaviour that causes, or may cause, distress, nuisance, annoyance, alarm or harassment to other residents, Property team members, contractors, visitors to the property or the wider community. For example, playing loud music late at night, using illegal drugs, smoking in your flat or using threatening or abusive language towards other residents or Property team members. There are specific obligations in your tenancy agreement addressing anti-social behaviour that you must comply with. Failure to do so is a breach of your tenancy. They are: Not to cause, or allow visitors to engage in, anti-social behaviour, which means any conduct causing or capable of causing a nuisance or annoyance to the Landlord, other occupiers, neighbours or people engaging in lawful activity within the locality. Examples of anti-social behaviour include (but are not limited to) not properly disposing of rubbish and inconsiderate use of the property, as well as more serious problems such as noise, violent and criminal behaviour, the supply and use of controlled drugs and intimidation, harassment or victimisation on the grounds of a persons’ race, sex (gender), sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or belief, pregnancy or maternity status, or socio-economic status. And Not to cause any nuisance, offence, disruption, harassment, annoyance or persistent disturbance to others.

How do I report an act of anti-social behaviour?

Property teams are available 24/7 to support you with any concerns around anti-social behaviour in your property. You can contact us via our property telephone, live chat or email or speak to one of the team in reception. They can then take appropriate action. This might include speaking to the resident(s) in question about the obligations in their tenancy agreement and the effect of their behaviour on others, or informing their guarantor, university or other authorities. If you witness an incident where there is immediate risk to others, you should alert emergency services by ringing 999 immediately.

Where do I access relevant support if I have been affected by an act of anti-social behaviour?

Property teams will be able to guide you to the support available within your area. They have great links with student services at the university and the local police. They would also encourage you to contact a family member or friend for additional support. (Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. Their website is a great source of information and advice. Your property team, and student services will also have further signposting guidance that can support you during your time at university.)

How do I book with my friends?

Property welcomes group bookings of any size! When using the Book Now option, please make sure you tick you are part of a group. If you are the first, they’ll ask you for the names and email addresses for everyone in your group (so come prepared!). Your friends will then be invited to register with our website too! When all applications are received, our Property Teams will ensure you are offered the perfect Property for you to rule! Just to note when it comes to dual occupancy in studio rooms, both individuals who occupy the room must be students.

Can I arrive earlier than my tenancy start date?

Early arrivals are possible depending on the availability of the room you have booked. If you wish to arrive earlier than your tenancy start date, please contact the property team. They will do their best to accommodate your needs.

When do we have to pay deposit?

When you accept your booking you’ll need to pay your deposit.

Do you do flexible tenancies/semester lets?

Many of our properties offer flexible tenancies. Visit the relevant property page on this website or get in touch with the property team for details.

When rent is due, does it come out as a direct debit?

Rent does not come out of your bank automatically. You have to log on to your Property portal to set up your payment, or you can pay by card at reception. They do allow bank transfer but this is usually only in special cases, they prefer the first two options. You will choose your payment plan when booking.

Can I sublet (tenancy takeover) to/ from my friend?

No, you are not permitted to sublet any part of your accommodation, as per your accepted tenancy agreement. If you need to move out early, you should contact the reception team to discuss the option of a tenancy takeover.

When will I get my deposit back?

Your deposit payment is uploaded into a deposit protection scheme until you check out. This will be returned to you after your tenancy end date based on a successful check-out inspection (i.e. no damage or cleanliness related issues).

What is a guarantor and why do I need to provide one?

Your guarantor is a person who agrees to pay your rent or make other payments due under your tenancy agreement if you are unable to. They’re standard practice for rental accommodation, particularly for students. they will only contact your guarantor if there is a delay in payment or they are concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with. Your guarantor should be over 18 years of age. They should be in full time employment and a homeowner and/or renting accommodation. Property welcomes international guarantors.

What does my guarantor need to do when I book?

They’ll send your guarantor a separate form to fill in once you’ve made your booking and provided their details. They’ll need to complete this form to prove they are eligible. If your guarantor needs to see a copy of this form before you book, then they can ask a team member in your property, who’ll be happy to provide a copy to read in advance. They’ll also be able to answer any questions that you or they have about this document.

What happens if they don’t or can’t sign the form?

If the person a resident names as a guarantor would prefer not to sign the agreement or isn’t eligible to act as a guarantor, they ask them to nominate someone else. If they’re not able to find a guarantor, they’ll then discuss this with the resident, they may need to cancel the booking, or they may be able to agree with the resident that because of their individual circumstances the tenancy agreement can proceed without a guarantor.

When might you contact my guarantor?

Unless you’ve asked us to notify them of other issues, they’ll only contact your guarantor if there’s a delay in payment or they are concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with. Typically delays in payment will relate to rent, but it would also cover issues like any damages to your room that haven’t been paid for. More information is explained in the agreement they’ll send to your guarantor.

Can my parent/guarantor ask questions about my tenancy on my behalf?

If you’ve signed a tenancy agreement with us, they will communicate with you directly. They’ll only contact your guarantor if there’s a delay in payment, if they’re concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with, or if you’ve specifically given your consent for us to discuss your tenancy with a named third party. However, they can provide general information about our tenancies and processes.

How to pay?

Here at Property, they believe in being flexible. That means you get the choice on how you pay your rent. You can choose from annual, termly and monthly payment plans across the year. And don’t worry, they’re different! Your instalment dates will never fall before your student finance and there’s no small fee when checking in.

Does this property have any certifications or accreditation?

Yes, the property is registered with ANUK and National code. The Accreditation Network UK is a central resource for tenants, landlords and scheme operators interested in accreditation of private rented housing.

How do I report maintenance issues?

Sometimes things fail to work. You might experience an issue with your heating or hot water, or simply just need a light bulb changing. Don’t worry, They are here to help! Each property has its own on-site Maintenance Team who are only too happy to get things fixed as quickly as possible. If you experience a maintenance issue, please see your friendly team at reception and they will take down the relevant details and have the Maintenance Team take a look ASAP! If you experience an issue out of hours, their on-site night owls will be able to assist. While they try to resolve any issue as quickly as possible, they sometimes require the assistance of an external contractor. If that’s the case, they will let you know. All emergency repairs are tended to within 4 hours.

What speed is my broadband and how many devices can I connect?

Bandwidth speeds, together with the number of devices that can be connected, are detailed below. Please note that the bandwidth speed detailed below is “up to” the stated wireless speed. Provider:ASK4Devices:6Bandwidth (Wireless Speed MB): 100Bandwidth (Wired Speed MBps): 200 You may find your broadband speed varies during the time of day, for example during the peak time of 7pm to 11pm or there may be other factors affecting your speed (e.g. uploads running in the background, security features performing scans etc). However, upon check-in you will receive details on how to contact the internet provider directly so that they may be able to troubleshoot any problems. Your personal Wi-Fi connection is available in your flat. If you wish to connect to Wi-Fi in common areas, please contact your reception team who will be able to give you the guest log-in details.

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About Glasgow

Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland and the third most populous in the United Kingdom, boasts a vibrant atmosphere steeped in rich history and cultural dynamism. The city is not only famous for its impressive Victorian and art nouveau architecture but also for its contribution to the Scottish Enlightenment, which transformed it into one of the most significant cities in Britain for trade and manufacture during the Industrial Revolution.

Today, Glasgow stands as a hub of culture, teeming with museums, galleries, and iconic music venues, making it a truly cosmopolitan locale. The student demographic in Glasgow is a thriving community, breathing life into the city's streets with its international diversity. Glasgow's cultural patchwork is also reflected in its neighbourhoods, each with distinct characteristics. From the bohemian West End, flush with quaint cafes and boutiques, to the more contemporary Merchant City, which is known for its stylish bars and rich history, students have a variety of localities to choose from when looking for accommodation in Glasgow.

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Finding comfortable off-campus student accommodation in Glasgow can be a critical decision for those who are relocating for their studies. Student apartments in Glasgow offer an exceptional balance of independence, affordability, and a sense of community that dorm life often cannot match. With options ranging from cosy ensuites and vibrant student halls to self-contained studio apartments, every student can find their ideal home. Glasgow student accommodation boasts properties that cater to various preferences, many of which are conveniently located near top educational institutions like the Glasgow School of Art and the University of Strathclyde, ensuring that students are never far from their classes and campus resources. Here are some of the top student accommodations in Glasgow.

1. Buchanan View

2. Dobbie's Point

3. True Glasgow

4. Merchant Studios

5. iQ Elgin Place

6. St Mungo's

7. Vita Student West End 

8. Merchant City House

9. Kyle Park House

10. Foundry Courtyard

Cost of Living

Understanding the average anticipated cost of living in Glasgow is crucial for students planning to study and live in the city. This consideration is not only vital for budgeting but also impacts daily choices relating to lifestyle and spending. Glasgow's cosmopolitan vibe comes with a reasonable living cost compared to other UK cities, making it an attractive destination for students. On average, a student might expect the cumulative monthly cost of living to be roughly £800-£1,200, with variations based on personal lifestyle and choices.

1. Food & Groceries: £150 - £200/month

2. Transportation (with a student discount): £50 - £70/month

3. Utilities (electricity, heating, cooling, water, garbage): £120 - £150/month

4. Clothing: £40 - £90

5. Sports & Leisure: £50 - £100

Student Travel Glasgow

Ensuring that students have easy access to public transportation is a key factor when considering student accommodation in Glasgow. The city offers an efficient and budget-friendly network, perfect for students who need to travel to and from university campuses, shopping areas, and cultural hotspots. Glasgow's transport system is robust, with a plethora of options available for savvy students wanting to explore the city or commute to their place of study.

1. Buses

Students can take advantage of First Glasgow's extensive bus network. Frequent services operate throughout the day and night, connecting various parts of the city. Fares start from just a few pounds, and students can benefit from discounted rates with a travel card.

2. Subway

Known locally as the 'Clockwork Orange' due to its colour and circular route, Glasgow's subway is the easiest way to traverse the city centre and West End. A single fare costs around £1.75, with day and season passes also available.

3. Trains

Trains are a great option for longer distances or trips to neighbouring towns. ScotRail provides frequent services, and with the Railcard, students can save up to 1/3 on travel fares.

4. Cycling

With the introduction of the nextbike Glasgow, cycling has become a convenient option for those looking for some exercise on their commute. Prices start from only £1 for the first 30 minutes, and annual memberships offer unlimited 30-minute hires.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Glasgow

Glasgow, a vibrant and bustling city in Scotland, offers a dynamic student lifestyle complemented by its rich cultural tapestry and historical charm. As a student in Glasgow, you can expect a blend of safety, community spirit, and an educational environment conducive to both academic rigour and personal growth. Known for its amiable residents and inviting neighbourhoods, the city stands as a preferred choice for students seeking Glasgow student accommodation due to its affordability and convenient access to top universities. The city buzzes with student-friendly spots, where cosy cafes, trendy restaurants, and spirited bars frame the social scene.

For a caffeine fix or a study break, students often frequent the popular artisan coffee shops sprinkled throughout the city. Those in search of a casual meal or a spot to unwind with friends can explore Glasgow's myriad of eateries, offering everything from local Scottish fare to international cuisine, often at student-friendly prices. With university life being sometimes hectic, the proximity of these hotspots to Glasgow accommodation in Glasgow is a boon.

Moreover, Glasgow caters to students' leisure and recreational needs with its numerous green spaces and parks, like the Glasgow Green and Kelvingrove Park, both perfect spots for picnics, jogging, or a leisurely study session outdoors. The Glasgow music scene is also a huge draw, with events and festivals showcasing everything from indie bands to classical ensembles contributing to the city's lively atmosphere. Cultural attractions abound as well, from the contemporary galleries showcasing local art to the historic museums that narrate the city's storied past.

Glasgow Tourist Attractions

Glasgow, Scotland's bustling cultural capital, is famed for its stunning architecture, vibrant art scene, and rich history. With an array of tourist hotspots ranging from awe-inspiring museums to lush green parks, Glasgow is a haven for locals and visitors alike. Immerse yourself in the city's charm as you explore its numerous attractions, all easily accessible from Glasgow student accommodation.

1. Glasgow Cathedral

2. The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

3. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

4. George Square and the Merchant City

5. Glasgow Science Centre

6. The Necropolis

7. Pollok Country Park

8. Botanic Gardens

9. The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Universities in Glasgow

Glasgow, illustrious for hosting some of the most esteemed and renowned universities, offers students a wealth of academic opportunities in the heart of Scotland.

1. Glasgow School of Art

2. University of West Scotland (Paisley Campus)

3. City of Glasgow College

4. Glasgow International College

5. University of Strathclyde

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