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George Street Apartments
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George Street Apartments

George St, Glasgow, G1 1AB, United Kingdom
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About the Property

George Street Apartments are astonishing student accommodations in Glasgow, offering a variety of inexpensive en-suites and studios as well as a profusion of services such as bike storage, laundry, high-speed wifi, and so on. Furthermore, the University of Strathclyde and the City of Glasgow College is s only a 4-minute walk away, and Glasgow Caledonian University -12 minutes away by walk, which makes this a great student accommodation choice in Glasgow. 

Features

Not only is this property vast, but it is also great for university students. They provide a range of amenities in fully furnished rooms, such as a spacious wardrobe, comfortable sofas, a study desk, and a bookshelf, as well as a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, an oven, and other necessary equipment. They also provide free high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the facility, making it convenient for scholars to study. Aside from that, you'll be surprised to find fantastic public facilities with stunning modern furniture, game rooms, study rooms, enormous cinema rooms with nice sofas to sleep and watch movies, a laundry room to wash your clothes whenever you want, a gym, bike storage, and many other amenities. Aside from that, there is 24.7 CCTV surveillance, and management staff to assist you with safety and security. 

Location and What's Hot?

It's always enjoyable to live here because there are so many locations around to visit with your friends. There are several restaurants, pubs, and cafeterias where students may unwind on weekends or after a long day at university. Renfield Bar, Malones Irish Bar, 226 Gallowgate, Bunker Bar, and Ross’s Original Bar, The Raven are among the restaurants and pubs that should not be missed. All of them are popular eateries in the city where you may find students from all of the city's main colleges. Aside from that St. Enoch Shopping Centre is a 13-minute walk away, where you may go shopping on weekend. 

Commute

Moving from one site to another is straightforward and quick. This location is easily reached by public transportation. You may catch a bus at a nearby bus stop. Albion Street and Shuttle Street are the closest stops, both around a 2-minute walk away. So you'll never be late for lectures again. 

What will you get

Common Amenities

GYM
wifi
BIKE STORAGE
MANAGEMENT TEAM
Laundry
CCTV

Booking Details

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Booking

Covid-19 Cancellation Policy:- In these uncertain times, we understand that you may be hesitant to book your home for next year, so to help you with making this decision, we at Hello Student have made allowance over and above our normal cancellation policy to protect you and allow you to cancel any booking made for September 2020 if any of the belo...

Payment Details

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Payment

If you dont have a UK-based guarantor, well ask you to pay the full years rent upfront ten days before your contract starts. Alternatively, you can use a guarantor service such as Housing Hand who will act as a guarantor on your behalf for a small fee. You can select this option when you make a booking at any of our Hello Student managed properties...

Frequently Asked Questions

what happens if I Don't Get a Place at University?

if youre a first-year prospective undergraduate student and your offer at your preferred higher education institute is withdrawn, we may be able to release you from your tenancy agreement if:You find a suitable replacement to take a new tenancy agreement for the rest of your tenancy. This person must: be at least 18 years old and enrolled as a full-time student in a university close to the accommodation; enter into a tenancy agreement with us and pay all sums due within it; and provide a guarantor where reasonable, who must accept the terms and conditions set out in the tenancy agreementyou provide a written rejection letter from your chosen higher education institute and you provide a copy of the acceptance letter from your new higher education institute.  

What are the  COVID-19 Updated Policy for 20/21 Bookings ?

 in these uncertain times, we understand that you may be hesitant to book your home for next year, so to help you with making this decision, we at Hello Student have made allowance over and above our normal cancellation policy to protect you and allow you to cancel any booking made for September 2020 if any of the below apply .Your course start date is delayed, well put back the start of your tenancy to match the starting month of your course. You must inform us   at least one week before your original check-in date, otherwise you will be liable for the full costs associated with the original tenancy. World Health Organisation recommendations and decisions around Coronavirus advise that you do not travelIf your Visa processing is delayed then our normal cancellation policy will apply.If you decide to defer your course until September 2021, we can transfer your booking to the next academic year. Ask the team for details.  

What are the Requirements During Moving In?

 Your passport, passport-sized photos, ID and visa. You'll need these to enroll with your university, join societies, and get a part-time job (if you want one).

Bedding unless youre lucky enough to live in one of our Conran Shop Executive Rooms.

Kitchen utensils.

Decorations and personal things that make your room feel like home.

Clothes of all types from lounging around, to going to lectures, to nights out, to formal balls. Oh, and coat hangers.

If youre bringing electrical items, bring extension leads, and a UK plug converter too.

Bike, helmet, bicycle repair kit. A bikes a cheap, environmentally-friendly way to get around your new city. We have free bike storage at almost all our properties, too.

A first aid kit plasters, sterile dressings, that kind of thing. Just in case.

Oh, and don't forget your books and stationery!

Process For Moving in and Moving Out ?

 Youll find your check in date on the front page of your tenancy document. Its under start date. You can arrive on your check in date, or any day after that.Arriving on the day? Well give you a time slot to help you avoid traffic.Drivers: we recommend checking out the area beforehand and making sure you know where to park. Coming in by train or plane? Book your taxi in advance if you can, or ask your accommodation manager to do it for you.Our staff will be here to help you move unloading stuff, giving you your keys, showing you around, and telling you about your new city. Youll have to move out by end of your tenancy you can see when that is on your tenancy document.If you want to move out earlier, you can arrange that with your accommodation manager.At the end of the academic year, well let you know when youll be expected to move out and exactly what youll need to do.Before you go, your accommodation manager will make an appointment to inspect your room  making sure it hasnt been damaged or dirtied.

Can I Bring Guests ?

Your friends and family are more than welcome to stay. But while theyre here, theyll be your responsibility. So careful! If they cause damage to the property, or disruption for people living with you, then thats on you.Extensive stays (thats longer than a week) arent allowed though  sorry.  

Coming in by train or plane?

Book your taxi in advance if you can, or ask your accommodation manager to do it for you.Our staff will be here to help you move unloading stuff, giving you your keys, showing you around, and telling you about your new city. Youll have to move out by end of your tenancy you can see when that is on your tenancy document.If you want to move out earlier, you can arrange that with your accommodation manager.At the end of the academic year, well let you know when youll be expected to move out and exactly what youll need to do.Before you go, your accommodation manager will make an appointment to inspect your room  making sure it hasnt been damaged or dirtied.   
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Student Accomodations in Glasgow

Glasgow Student Accommodation

Finding the ideal Glasgow student accommodation can be a daunting task for many. With the rising demand for quality and affordable student accommodation in Glasgow, amber has emerged as a pivotal platform that simplifies the process for domestic and international students alike. One of the main advantages of opting for off-campus Glasgow student accommodation over on-campus options is the liberty to choose from a diverse range of room types and locations, from studio apartments to shared flats, ensuring every student finds their perfect fit. Amber seamlessly offers Glasgow student accommodation in locations convenient for attending key educational institutions such as the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow School of Art, and City of Glasgow College. Students can readily explore comfortable and secure lodging located near academic hubs and social centres, ensuring a well-balanced student life. 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 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.

Best Student Accommodation in Glasgow

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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