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Dobbie’s Point, Glasgow
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Dobbie’s Point, Glasgow

N Hanover St, Glasgow, G4 0PY, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Situated at 200 N Hanover St, Glasgow, G4 0PY, Dobbie’s Point is a highly sought-after student accommodation in Glasgow, renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities and strategic location. Offering a diverse range of room types including Ensuite and Studio, it caters to various preferences and budgets, ensuring every student finds their ideal living space. Its proximity to prestigious institutions like Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Strathclyde makes it an ideal choice for students seeking top-notch student accommodation in Glasgow. Glasgow, with its rich heritage, vibrant culture, and thriving educational scene, provides an inspiring backdrop for student life. Dobbie's Point, not only situates residents in the heart of this dynamic city but also grants easy access to many amenities. Renowned for its world-class universities such as the University of Glasgow and City of Glasgow College, the city pulsates with the energy of its student population. From the historic allure of Kelvingrove Art Gallery to the charming streets steeped in Celtic tradition, Glasgow offers a tapestry of experiences. The modern facilities offered at Dobbie’s Point perfectly complement this vibrant atmosphere, encapsulating the essence of student living in Glasgow.

With the scenic River Clyde meandering nearby and the acclaimed SEC Centre just a stone's throw away, students residing at Dobbie’s Point in Glasgow can relish a perfect balance of study and leisure. Whether strolling along the riverbanks or attending events at the SEC Centre, there's no shortage of opportunities to unwind and explore the city's offerings. This student accommodation in Glasgow epitomizes the quintessential student experience, offering a seamless fusion of comfort, convenience, and vibrant city living in one of Scotland's most dynamic urban centers. In summary, Dobbie’s Point in Glasgow stands as a beacon of excellence in student accommodation, offering not just a place to stay but a thriving community within the heart of Glasgow. With its modern amenities, amazing location, and vibrant surroundings, it provides students with an unparalleled living experience that complements their academic journey in this dynamic city.

Features

Dobbie’s Point offers students a tailored living experience designed to meet their academic and social needs seamlessly. Located within Glasgow's vibrant student community, this student accommodation in Glasgow provides a diverse selection of room types, from the cozy Ensuite to the luxurious Studio, ensuring that every student discovers their ideal living space. Each room is meticulously furnished, offering a welcoming atmosphere and all the essentials required for a productive and comfortable university journey. Students at Dobbie’s Point in Glasgow enjoy access to a range of state-of-the-art amenities aimed at enhancing their living standards. The study area serves as a haven for academic pursuits, equipped with resources to aid in meeting deadlines, while free high-speed Wi-Fi ensures uninterrupted online research and entertainment. Staying active is effortless with the on-site gym, while the cinema room provides an inviting setting for movie nights.

Central to fostering a sense of community are the common social area and courtyard, where residents gather to mingle and unwind. Regularly organized social events further strengthen bonds among students within Dobbie’s Point. For those in need of a quick bite the coffee station offer a variety of options. Additionally, laundry facilities add to the convenience, while ample parking space caters to students with vehicles. For leisure activities, students can head to the games area or enjoy their favorite shows in rooms equipped with televisions. Safety is paramount, with 24-hour security ensuring peace of mind for all residents. Every aspect of Dobbie’s Point student accommodation is meticulously curated to provide a hassle-free university experience, perfectly complementing the dynamic spirit of Glasgow's student community. In summary, Dobbie’s Point offers students not just a place to stay, but a vibrant community tailored to their academic and social needs. With its range of amenities, convenient location, and focus on fostering connections among residents, it provides an ideal environment for students to thrive during their university years in Glasgow.

Location and What's Hot?

Nestled in the vibrant heart of the city, Dobbie’s Point in Glasgow boasts an enviable address that offers students unparalleled convenience, with an array of amenities just steps away. Situated near the University of Strathclyde, students can rejoice in the ease of access to their early morning classes, while the nearby Glasgow Caledonian University ensures a seamless balance between academic pursuits and social engagements. The presence of esteemed institutions like the Glasgow School of Art and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland further enriches the cultural landscape, offering students opportunities for creativity and artistic exploration right at their doorstep. When the day winds down, residents of Dobbie’s Point, Glasgow can immerse themselves in the local scene, exploring captivating sites like George Square or indulging in the vibrant atmosphere of Merchant City. Here, culinary delights await at establishments such as the esteemed Fairway Cafe and the lively Social Bite. For those seeking a breath of fresh air and tranquility, Glasgow Green and Kelvingrove Park offer idyllic settings for strolls or picnics with friends. Daily necessities are easily met, with supermarkets like Usave and Sainsbury's Local ensuring that residents never have to worry about stocking their pantries. In case of medical emergencies, the proximity of Glasgow Royal Infirmary provides residents and their families with peace of mind.

For leisure and exploration, residents can immerse themselves in the rich history and culture of Glasgow by visiting iconic landmarks such as the Riverside Museum and the awe-inspiring Glasgow Cathedral. In summary, Dobbie’s Point in Glasgow transcends the mere concept of student accommodation—it serves as a dynamic and enriching gateway to the full Glasgow experience, offering students a vibrant and convenient lifestyle in the heart of the city.

Commute

Getting around Glasgow from Dobbie’s Point couldn't be more convenient for students. The central location ensures that various modes of public transport are easily accessible, providing seamless connectivity across the city. Nearby bus stops as Caledonian University caters to various routes, making it simple for students to reach their desired destinations. For those who prefer to travel by train, the Queen Street Railway Station is within a stone's throw, offering services that connect you not only to different parts of Glasgow but to the rest of Scotland as well. Tram or subway enthusiasts will find Buchanan Street subway station close by that whisks them away to artsy neighborhoods or bustling markets. At Dobbie’s Point student accommodation in Glasgow, students can rest assured that the commute to academic or leisure activities is as stress-free as it gets.

What will you get

Bills Included

Wifi
Water
Electricity
Heating
Gas
Contents Insurance

Common Amenities

Laundry (Self Paid)
Bike Storage
Gym
Study Area
Cinema Room
Outdoor Courtyard

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    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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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, their Property offer a great selection of room types for everyone. Their rooms range depending on where you decide to book and you can view these through their individual property pages. For more information, please visit their 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 their students to enjoy, all year round… free of charge! Visit their 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 their 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 their 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 their students staying with them in their 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 them via their 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 their website too! When all applications are received, their 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 they 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 their 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 them 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 them, 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 them to discuss your tenancy with a named third party. However, they can provide general information about their 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.

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Student Accomodations in Glasgow

Glasgow Student Accommodation

Every year, Scotland welcomes over 48,000 students from more than 185 countries who come to pursue their education. The city provides a warm and inviting environment, making it an ideal destination for students. Finding student accommodation in Glasgow can seem overwhelming, but at amber, we strive to simplify the experience. We offer a diverse range of Glasgow student accommodations that cater to both luxury and budget-conscious preferences.

Students can explore our collection of fully furnished ensuite rooms, studios, student halls, and private rooms to discover their ideal student accommodation in Glasgow. At amber, we prioritise simplicity, and our three-step booking process ensures a hassle-free experience for students seeking student accommodation in Glasgow.

Students have a variety of Glasgow student accommodations to choose from when searching for a place to stay. Properties like Merchant City House, Kyle Park House, and Blackfriars are popular choices among students due to their proximity to the university and the array of utilities and amenities they offer. Amber strives to provide students with the perfect home away from home during their time in Glasgow, such as Canvas Glasgow, West Village, Vita Student West End, iQ Elgin Place, Glasgow and many more.

About Glasgow

Glasgow, the most populous city in Scotland, holds the distinction of being the fourth most visited city in the United Kingdom. What once began as a small rural settlement has transformed into one of the UK's largest seaports and a significant centre for transatlantic trade with the West Indies and North America. Glasgow is teeming with excellent restaurants, bars, and captivating tourist attractions. The warmth and friendliness of its residents create a welcoming environment for both new students and tourists. One of Glasgow's notable features is its remarkable Victorian architectural heritage. Landmarks such as Glasgow Cathedral, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and the main building of the University of Glasgow exemplify the city's Victorian architectural splendour.

For shopping enthusiasts, Glasgow is a true paradise. The city offers a diverse range of options, whether it's exploring the charming lanes of the western neighbourhoods for unique vintage items and independent businesses, discovering locally made goods along the southern route, or immersing oneself in the vibrant weekend markets found on the eastern road. Notable streets like Ingram Street in Merchant City showcase rare and exclusive fashion labels. At the same time, Buchanan Street is renowned for its retail malls, solidifying its reputation as one of the city's premier shopping destinations.

Best Student Accommodation in Glasgow

Student Accommodation plays an important role in every student’s life. Finding the best student accommodation Glasgow can be challenging and daunting for students new to the city. It can make or break a student's living experience. Hunting for student accommodation in Glasgow can be challenging. Students must consider several aspects when looking for student accommodation in Glasgow.

We know how toiling it might be, so we make the process of booking Glasgow student accommodation easy for you with our simple three-step process of Pick-Pay-Book, with which you can easily book your student accommodation with us. Glasgow has a really good transport system in place, making the student's commute a lot more efficient and economical. With so many universities in place, there are multiple student accommodation Glasgow. Here are some of the best student accommodation in Glasgow:

1. Kyle Park House, Glasgow

2. Merchant City House, Glasgow

3. Blackfriars, Glasgow

4. Gibson Street

5. Buchanan View, Glasgow

6. West Village

7. St Mungo’s, Glasgow

8. Dobbie’s Point, Glasgow

9. True Glasgow, Glasgow

10. Merchant Studios, Glasgow

Cost of Living

While living in the city, your Glasgow student housing cost will likely be the largest of your expenses, but there are many other costs to consider. The cost of living in the city will likely vary on many different factors like where you live, where you study and personal preferences; however, we have tried to provide some approximate values so you can get a rough idea of the different expenses during your Glasgow student accommodation.

1. Food: £200-£300 per month

2. Entertainment and social activities: £100-£200 per month

3. Travel (local): £30-£50 per month

4. Clothes and toiletries: £60-£200 per month

Student Travel Glasgow

This city offers a range of transportation options for students, whether they need to travel from their Glasgow student apartments to their university or simply explore the city. Choosing student accommodation in Glasgow near the university can help reduce travel costs and commuting time. Additionally, students often have access to discounts on bus and train passes. Students have multiple Glasgow student accommodation options which they can use for their day-to-day travelling. These options include:

1. Bus services

Several primary bus services operate throughout the city, including First, Stagecoach, City Bus, and McGill's Bus Services. Tickets can be purchased directly on the bus, or students may opt to buy a ZoneCard, which can be used across different transport services.

2. Subway

Glasgow's subway system provides an efficient means of transportation, bypassing on-street traffic. The city's subway holds the distinction of being the third oldest underground railway in the world. It operates on a single circular route with 15 stations, allowing for easy access to various parts of the city.

3. Cycling

The roads in the city are smooth and suitable for students commuting to their universities by cycle.

4. Tram

For student accommodation in Glasgow, the tram system provides convenient and fast transportation. Buying a Rida card can make unlimited trips on trams and buses. The tram network connects key places such as universities, shopping malls and tourist attractions, giving students the confidence and convenience of travel. A ticket for a single day will cost you around £4.50.

These transportation options ensure that students have convenient ways to get around their Glasgow student accommodation, whether it's for daily commuting or exploring the city's attractions.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Glasgow

Glasgow, a vibrant city in Scotland, is a hotspot for students with its lively atmosphere and diverse offerings. The city is known for its welcoming people, rich history, and thriving arts scene. Students often enjoy exploring the West End, home to the University of Glasgow and trendy cafes. The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a must-visit, showcasing art and artefacts. For shopping and socialising, the bustling Buchanan Street is the go-to spot, filled with shops and restaurants. Additionally, Glasgow's music scene is legendary, and students can catch live gigs at iconic venues like the Barrowland Ballroom.

The city has a variety of restaurants to choose from where students can try food from different cuisines. Some of the best restaurants in the city are Hanoi Bike Shop; his Vietnamese restaurant in Ruthven Lane is beautifully decorated and has a range of delicious dishes for students to choose from. Gusto is located in the Sauchiehall Street Area. This Italian restaurant is perfect for anyone who wants to try exquisite Italian Food. Bread Meats Bread is an award-winning burger joint that is a student favourite. One of its most famous dishes is its classic Cali burger, filled with a mustard-fried beef pattie and mouth-watering sauces.

Apart from restaurants and bars, the city also has an exciting year-round calendar full of fun events for students to visit during their time off. One of the annual events in the city is the Glasgow Film Festival, which is perfect for film lovers. Over one hundred films are shown within ten days at this successful new festival. Glasgow Art Fair has grown in stature since its inception to become one of the UK's most prestigious contemporary art fairs. Glasgow Whiskey Festival brings all the best Scotch whisky to one event for the enthusiast and the novice alike.

Glasgow Tourist Attractions

Students living in Glasgow can easily use public transportation from their Glasgow student accommodation and visit the many must-see tourist attractions on their days off from college. Here is a list of a few popular tourist attractions in Glasgow:

1. The Glasgow Cathedral

2. Kelvingrove art gallery and museum

3. The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel

4. Glasgow Science Centre

5. The Necropolis

6. The Burrell Collection

7. Celtic Park

8. People’s Palace

Universities in Glasgow

There are many well-known and respectable universities in and near Glasgow that provide various degrees and courses to students. Several universities are listed below:

1. Glasgow Caledonian University

2. City of Glasgow College 

3. Glasgow School of Art 

4. University of Glasgow

5. Glasgow International College

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