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Glasgow West End, Glasgow
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Glasgow West End, Glasgow

Kelvinhaugh St, Glasgow, G3 8PX, United Kingdom
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COVID-19 Cancellation Policy
Flexible Tenancy
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About the Property

Discover the vibrant Glasgow West End Glasgow (G3 8PX), a prestigious neighborhood in Scotland. Boasting a prime location, this area is a haven for students and professionals alike, with the University of Glasgow, Glasgow International College, and other esteemed universities close by. Several room types such as studio and en-suite are available. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural scene, with theaters, art galleries, and trendy cafes lining the streets. Enjoy the convenience of diverse dining options and boutique shopping experiences. With its blend of historic charm and modern amenities, Glasgow West End Glasgow offers an unparalleled lifestyle for those seeking a dynamic and thriving community to call home.


Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, is a vibrant metropolis known for its rich history, cultural diversity, and dynamic atmosphere. Nestled along the River Clyde, Glasgow boasts a blend of Victorian architecture, modern skyscrapers, and green spaces, creating a captivating urban landscape. This Glasgow West End student accommodation is a lively and eclectic neighborhood brimming with charm and character. The Glasgow West End Glasgow is renowned for its bohemian vibe, bustling streets, and thriving student population, making it an ideal choice for those seeking accommodation close to universities and amenities. Home to the prestigious University of Glasgow, as well as other higher education institutions like Glasgow School of Art and University of Strathclyde, this Aparto Glasgow is a hub of academic excellence.

Beyond academia, the student flats Glasgow West End offers an array of attractions and amenities within close proximity to accommodation options. From trendy cafes and quirky boutiques on Byres Road to the tranquil greenery of Kelvingrove Park and the iconic Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, residents are spoiled for choice when it comes to leisure activities and cultural experiences. Additionally, the vibrant nightlife scene, with its eclectic mix of bars, restaurants, and live music venues, ensures that there is always something to do, whether it's studying late into the night or unwinding after a long day of classes. With its blend of academic opportunities, cultural attractions, and vibrant atmosphere, the Glasgow West End Glasgow stands out as the perfect choice for students looking for a dynamic and enriching living experience in the heart of Scotland's most exciting city.

Features

This entire place of West End Glasgow accommodation offers you the utmost privacy and comfort, featuring a bedroom with a cozy double bed for a restful night's sleep. The private bathroom ensures convenience and exclusivity during your stay, while the fully equipped private kitchenette allows you to prepare delicious meals at your leisure. Unwind in style with a smart TV for entertainment, and make use of the study area and plenty of storage to stay organized and productive. Whether you're here for work or leisure, this student accommodation in Glasgow has everything you need for a memorable and enjoyable experience.


Glasgow West End Glasgow offers a plethora of amenities catering to every aspect of student life. From unwinding after a long day of lectures in the cinema room to maintaining a healthy lifestyle at a modern on-site gym, they ensure that students have access to everything they need. The on-site cafe and grocery store provide convenience, while the friendly residence team is always available to assist with any inquiries or concerns. Situated close to universities, the location offers easy access to academic facilities, complemented by quiet study spaces for focused learning. Additionally, the full events programme guarantees a vibrant social experience. With safety and security as  top priorities, they employ CCTV surveillance and maintain 24-hour security measures for the peace of mind of the residents.

Location and What's Hot?

Located in the vibrant city of Glasgow, the University of Glasgow and Glasgow International College are conveniently situated near the bustling Glasgow West End Glasgow, making accommodation in this area highly advantageous for students. With just a short distance separating these educational institutions from the lively West End, students enjoy easy access to a plethora of amenities, including cafes, restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions. This proximity not only fosters a sense of community but also provides students with the convenience of being within walking distance of their academic pursuits while immersing themselves in the dynamic atmosphere of city life.


In terms of daily routines, a typical day for someone residing in this Glasgow student accommodation might involve starting the morning with a leisurely stroll or jog along the picturesque River Kelvin or through one of the many lush parks nearby, such as Kelvingrove Park or Botanic Gardens. These green spaces not only provide a tranquil setting for exercise but also serve as communal hubs for social gatherings and outdoor events, fostering a sense of community among residents. Places like Kaf Coffee and Papercup Coffee Company are popular spots for both locals and visitors alike, offering a cozy atmosphere perfect for catching up with friends or simply people-watching. For those in need of groceries or looking to stock up on essentials, there are several supermarkets conveniently located within walking distance, including Tesco, Sainsbury's, and Waitrose, ensuring that residents have easy access to fresh produce and pantry staples.


In the afternoons, residents may choose to explore the rich cultural offerings of the West End, with its plethora of museums, galleries, and historic landmarks. The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, for instance, houses an impressive collection of artworks and artifacts spanning centuries, while the nearby Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery provides insight into the city's history and heritage. Whether residents are in the mood for a casual pint at a traditional Scottish pub like The Curler's Rest or a night of live music and dancing at a trendy hotspot like Òran Mór, there is no shortage of options for socializing and unwinding after a long day.

Commute

In Glasgow's vibrant West End, travel accessibility is a breeze with an array of transportation options conveniently located near the inventory. Bus stops such as Argyle St, Haugh Road, and Clayslaps Road offer frequent services. For those preferring rail travel, stations like Exhibition Centre, Kelvinhall, and Govan provide easy access to the extensive train network, facilitating smooth commutes and exploration. Additionally, with Glasgow Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport within reasonable distance, international and domestic travel is readily accessible, ensuring convenient connections to destinations far and wide.

Distance

University of Glasgow

by Walk - 15 MINS


Glasgow International College

by Walk - 10 MINS

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Common Amenities

Cinema Room
Modern on-site gym
On-site cafe and grocery store
Friendly residence team
Close to universities
Quiet study spaces

Cancellation Policies (4)

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    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.
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Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
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    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a student to live here?

Yes, you must be a student, enrolled in a college/university and be 17 years or older at check-in.

Do I need to have a guarantor?

Yes, but only if you have requested to pay in instalments. Without a guarantor, you’ll be required to pay your rent in full in July.

Can I extend my stay?

If there are rooms available, you should be able to extend your stay after you have moved in. Please speak to the accommodation team while in the building to arrange an extension.

Is property operating as normal at Covid time?

Yes, the property is currently operating as normal and will do so unless otherwise Government advice dictates that we do differently. They still have a staff presence withing the buildings, and services are continuing.

Are they liaising with my university?

Yes, they are staying up to date with the latest guidance from all Universities where they have residents studying.

I'm concerned I may have the Covid-19?

Contact your GP immediately or call the emergency numbers to find out what to do and where to get tested. Immediately notify the Reception and confine yourself until you receive the test result and subsequent medical advice.

What precautions can I take?

Regularly wash hands, wear a face mask or covering, give people space and follow local government advice.

Do I need to wear a face mask for protection?

Face coverings are to be worn in all indoor communal areas of residences. This includes reception areas, main public corridors, in stairs and lifts and in those communal toilets located outside of your flat. Wearing a face covering is also encouraged outdoors if you aren't able to keep a safe distance of two metres.

What do I do if something isn't working in my apartment/flat?

If you have any maintenance issues, you can simply log into the portal and select the "maintenance" option at the top. Once you've done that, then log in your issue and give as much detail as possible.

Can I speak to someone of the property if I have some personal problem?

Their friendly team are always happy to lend an ear. Before talking to them, we’d advise you contact your university support team first, since they may be able to offer you advice. If you would like to speak with the Accommodation Manager, you’re welcome to book an appointment and they’ll be happy to meet with you.

Can I receive a post?

Absolutely, you’ll have your own post box in reception and will be given a key to check your post at any time of the day/night. Parcels can be delivered to reception for us to look after, just bring your ID when coming to collect them. However, please be aware of our postal policy when using this service.

Can I park my car?

There is no parking on site and residents are not allowed to bring their own vehicles.

Is there somewhere to keep my bike?

There is! You’ll find plenty of secure bike storage available for you to use throughout your time.

Will I be sharing a room?

All their non studio accommodation with the exception of twin rooms are only for single occupancy. They are happy to accept Dual occupancy requests for selected studios

Who is responsible for cleaning my studio?

That’s down to you – you can bring your rubbish/recycling to the bin store, and all collections are included in your rent.

Who cleans the communal area?

The property team will take care of that, but please respect these living areas, as they’re proud of what they’ve done with them.

Where Can I smoke?

Their buildings and grounds are strictly non-smoking but you’re welcome to smoke outside of the building at least 5 metres away from doors and windows.

Can I arrange to live with my friends?

Yep, They want you to be as comfortable as possible when you’re with us. Just let them know you wish to live on the same floor when making your booking. If you don’t know anyone else moving to the residence, don’t worry – most students come on their own and soon make friends once they’re here.

Can I choose what floor I live on?

Yes, you’ll be able to let us know your preference at the time of booking.

Can family and friends visit?

Please refer to local COVID-19 advice. Generally your guests are welcome to come and see you throughout your studies. You can have one guest stay in your room with you 3 nights a week, but you must be present the entire time and sign them in on arrival.

Who is responsible for the guests while they are in the premises?

You are responsible for your guest. They must be signed in/out and follow all property regulations while on the property.

What is the payment schedule and will I need to pay a deposit?

As Summer stays are limited to 10 weeks, you will need to make a full payment up front, before you arrive at the residence. Your booking is not complete until payment is made and until payment is made the room is not secured. Summer stays do not require a deposit payment.

What time can I arrive and what time is check-out?

You can check into the room at 16:00 on the day of your check-in. On the day of your check-out you will have to vacate the room by 10:00. If you do arrive early for your check in, you may be able to get your keys early if the room is ready, if not you can relax in one of our communal areas until it is clean.

Will anyone be at reception to meet me?

Their receptions are staffed 8AM to 5PM. However, if you are planning to arrive at the weekend or out of office hours it is best to either phone ahead or email first. If the reception is closed when you arrive it is most likely as the team member is helping another resident. In this case you should press the buzzer and call the security number for assistance.

Can I leave early?

Yes, you are free to leave when you like, however you will not be liable for a refund unless another student takes over your booking. Please let our team’s know when you are planning on checking out.

Do I have to be a student to book a room?

You will need to be a student in full time education. If you have finished University and are completing an internship of work programme you can stay in our residence if you have not yet graduated from your course.

What do I need to bring?

Their rooms are not like a traditional hotel, and do not come with bedding, towels, bathroom supplies or cooking equipment, so we advise you to either bring your own or purchase in advance from their partners. All rooms will come with a toilet roll.

How do I book a viewing?

They’d love to show you around! Please book a viewing on their website.

How long does it take to view the accommodation?

Usually about 30 minutes.

What if I need to re-arrange or cancel my viewing?

No problem, just give us a call and let us know.

Will my property have wifi?

Indeed, it will. With their standard package, you will get free high-speed WiFi connection throughout the property, including bedrooms that have a wired connection. You can connect up to 3 devices, so it's perfect for browsing Instagram, watching your favourite Netflix series and studying of course!.

The Internet is provided by our reliable partner, Ask4 and they give you the option to upgrade your package for a small fee if you need extra speed for those gaming nights.

Please speak to your residence team for further information.

**Speeds over WiFi may vary depending on several factors, such as the type of device you use and where you are when you’re trying to connect. The average attainable speed at peak times (8 pm – 10 pm ) is 80% of the internet access speed**

How do the laundry facilities work?

The laundry service is super easy to use! Download the Circuit Laundry app and head down to the Laundry Room. All the instructions you need will be there to fully utilise the service.

Can I personalise my room?

Absolutely! They want you to be as comfortable as possible, so turn your room into a space you love to live in. Just make sure its returned to them the way you found it upon checkout. If not, damage charges will apply.

Can I pay my rent monthly?

They prefer to receive rent in four instalments throughout the year. Their instalment dates are aligned with the University term if you are receiving student loan support or a scholarship.

Can I move in before my tenancy starts?

Please, contact the property to check availability.

Can I change my tenancy dates to work around my university start and end dates?

Their tenancy/licence dates are set and can’t be changed once they’re in place.

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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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