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iQ Elgin Place, Glasgow
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iQ Elgin Place, Glasgow

Bath St, Glasgow, G2 4JW, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Welcome to Glasgow, the largest city in picturesque Scotland. Famed for the city’s architectural masterpieces, it is home to one of the world’s most prestigious Art Schools alongside the University of Glasgow. As international students flock to this historic city, the hunt for student accommodation is fierce. Don’t worry you won’t have to participate in this battle for quality student accommodation.


iQ Elgin Place is your escape from the dreaded student accommodation war. An excellent student accommodation in Glasgow, it offers a wide range of studios and en-suites apartments near the Adelaide Place Baptist Church. Quite fancy! Add the 3 minutes walk to Glasgow School of Arts and the 15-minute walk to Glasgow Caledonian University, and you get the prime accommodation choice in iQ Elgin Place.

Features

Elgin Place offers a variety of rooms which will make a living as a student an experience. The rooms are spacious, furnished and have everything that students may need. The bedroom comes equipped with a comfortable bed, study tables for a focused session, side tables, a wardrobe and plenty of storage space to stock memories of your adventure in Glasgow. The shared kitchen consists of a dining table, fridge and all the appliances you will need to cook or experiment various recipes. Elgin place provides a private washroom, and spacious living rooms just act as a big affirmative.


iQ Elgin Place provides access to high-speed WiFi to enjoy buffer-free content or a gaming session with your diverse friend community. 24hr CCTV surveillance for safety and security implies you can sleep tight and let us worry about the monsters under the bed. A 7th-floor terrace and creative study complete the ensemble. iQ Elgin Place also has top-notch social spaces such as on-site gym to work out and stay fit, study rooms for group study and a music room to jam those blues away.

Location and What's Hot?

Obviously, one cannot stay inside their rooms all day long even if it is as amazing as Elgin Place. With property being based in one of the popular areas of the city and surrounded by many restaurants, cafes, clubs and bars, it is the perfect excuse for a getaway at a moment’s notice. Meat Joint Scottish Steakhouse right around the corner serves delicious food while the Shanghai Shuffle is known for it’s amazing Chinese dishes. The State Bar is a short walk away for a cool-down after a hectic day. The Blue Arrow, a live music venue is located nearby to enjoy live concerts.


Oops, with the Glasgow school of arts located right in the neighborhood, it can easily slip out of our minds. Don’t worry, you won’t be living in college. A mere 3 minute stroll away from your room, you can catch up on your designs whenever you want. The University of Glasgow is just a 10 minute train or bus ride away. Being the largest city has some perks, with access to local attractions nearby, you can ensure weekend plans and sightseeing with your friends.

Commute

iQ Elgin Place Glasgow is well-connected to public transport due to its central location, making traveling around the city easier. Bath Street After Pitt Street bus stop is just a minute walk away and the Dalhousie Street bus stop is just 2 minutes away on foot (don’t hop). Furthermore, Charing Cross train station is a 4-minute walk away and can provide you access to all of Glasgow and more. Commuting is child’s play at Elgin Place. Study, live and laugh with us.

What will you get

Bills Included

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Wifi
Heating

Common Amenities

Close to universities
City centre location
Social spaces
Study space
Pool table
Onsite gym

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are sites secure?

Each site is covered by CCTV and has onsite security staff, with staff present 24 hours a day. There is also a digital entry system at each building. You should not allow people to ‘tailgate’ – that is, hold the door open for people behind you as you enter

Can I book if I'm under 18?

Property does not accept parental responsibility for occupiers under the age of 18. they require that all tenants living at one of our properties in England and Wales to be over the age of 17 or turning 17 during the academic year booked to live at accommodation, and tenants living in our Scottish properties to be age 16 or over. Exceptions to this rule are available in selected cases through prior arrangement. If in doubt, please contact your preferred site and the team will be able to advise you.

Can I bring a TV?

If you want to bring a TV, check that your room has a TV point and don’t bring one larger than 21”. You can’t mount your TV on the wall, so make sure it’s free-standing. While all TVs provided by Property in communal areas accessed by all residents are covered by a TV Licence, you will need to buy your own licence if you bring your own TV or if there is one already in your room or shared kitchen & living area. If you’re unsure, please check with your site team. For details of licensing requirements regarding catch-up TV and online streaming, please refer to your resident handbook, ask your site team or contact TV Licensing.

Can I bring my bike?

Yes – most  sites have a secure bike store that is free to use for all residents. You will need to register and tag your bike with our team when you arrive.

Can I bring my car?

Some of our sites have limited parking, including in some cases disabled parking bays. However, as our locations are generally close to universities and local amenities, a car shouldn't really be necessary. If you do want to arrange parking, speak to your site team as soon as possible - any spaces available are likely to be reserved very quickly.

Can I bring pets?

Sadly, they do not allow pets at Property. However, they make an exception for residents who require the assistance of a trained and registered Service Dog or Assistance Dog. Any requests for emotional support animals that are prescribed by a licensed mental health professional are assessed on a case by case basis.

Can I choose where my room is in the building?

Yes, you can specify where you would like your room to be – from those which are still available – at the time you book.

Can I choose who I live with in a shared flat?

Our online booking system will show the gender of those who have already booked a room in your chosen flat, if this information is available. If you want to make a group booking with people you already know, our group booking procedure will help you do this.

Can I have overnight guests?

Yes, it's your home so you can have guests staying over occasionally. All overnight guests should only stay in your own room and for no more than 3 nights within a 7 day period. they would ask you to respect your fellow residents and let your flatmates know as well as sign in your guest at reception.  You are responsible for the behaviour of any guests you bring to your site. Due to COVID-19, they may need to make changes to our guest policy in accordance with Government guidance.

Can I make a group booking?

Yes. If you’d like to share with friends, you can find and select rooms in the same flat on our booking portal. Alternatively, please speak to a member of the site team and they will be happy to help you.

Can I move in early?

Yes, they can often arrange this. Please contact your property site directly to see if they have availability or alternatively login to the resident portal to see it is possible to book your room for an early move in.

Can I move out early?

You can move out whenever you are ready but the contract you have with Property is a Fixed Term Tenancy Agreement and you will still need to pay the full rent until the end of the agreement. The only way to release yourself from the Tenancy Agreement is to find a replacement tenant who will take on the full contractual obligations under the Tenancy Agreement. they will only permit you to do this in the period starting one month after your Tenancy Start Date and two months before your Tenancy End Date (“Permitted Period”).

Can I share my room with my partner?

They offer free dual occupancy across a limited number of our studios where both residents are students. You'll see the dual occupancy symbol next to the room number if it is available when you select the room via the floorplan. We'll ask for your partner's details during the booking stages. Both you and your partner must sign our tenancy agreement and have student status for the duration of the booking. If your partner is not a full time student as well then unfortunately they cannot live with us.

Can I smoke in my room?

No, all accommodation is non-smoking. You may smoke outside in designated smoking areas. Please do not smoke anywhere near other residents’ windows, as the unwelcome smell of smoke can drift into their rooms.

Can I store my stuff with you over the holidays?

Yes, they can arrange temporary storage for possessions you don’t want to take home with you. Just ask your Reception team for details. Alternatively, you can use the Pinglocker app for storage and relocation services they provide nationwide.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No. So please don’t try. If you do find yourself needing to move out for any reason, your site team can advise you on making arrangements to find a replacement tenant.

Can I swap my room?

It may be possible to swap or change your room once you have moved in, subject to availability. A room change fee will apply. To find out if it’s possible for you to change room, please speak to the accommodation manager at your site.

Do I have to be home by a certain time each night?

No, it’s up to you when you come in. If returning late at night, please respect your fellow residents and keep noise to a minimum between 11pm and 7am.

Do I need to clean my accommodation when I move out?

Yes, please make sure your accommodation is clean to avoid any cleaning charges. You can find a checklist  of things to take care of here. For our London residents, if you wish to save time you can use the Pinglocker app to arrange a room clean at an additional cost.

Do you have laundry facilities?

Yes, the vast majority of our sites have a laundry room where you can wash and dry your clothes. These are operated by an independent provider, Circuit Laundry or Miele. You will need to pay to use the machines via a top-up card or their mobile app. For our London residents, Pinglocker provides convenient collection & delivery service for dry cleaning and laundry at an additional cost. You can book these services through Student Sevices on the app – or you can visit PingLocker’s website.

Do you provide bedding?

No, so please bring your own sheets, duvet, pillows, towels etc when you move in – or you may prefer to buy them locally on arrival. Alternatively, you can order a bedding pack online from Pinglocker (along with many other useful items), and it'll be ready and waiting for you when you move in.

Does Property permit the use of drugs at its accommodation?

No, drugs are not permitted and prohibited items will be confiscated. The tenancy agreement gives Property the right to confiscate substances, including ‘legal highs’ without the consent of the resident.

How can I make a complaint?

Complaints can be made directly through the App or by sending an email to the site team or where the appropriate member of Property will seek to find a resolution. They try to resolve any complaints internally, but understand there may be times when this is not possible. Our complaints procedure is detailed here.

How do I get my post / mail?

Your post will be delivered to a lockable post box for your flat. Larger items or those that require a signature on delivery will be retained by Reception. You will be notified if Reception receive an item for you, and you should collect it as soon as possible.

How do I qualify to live at Property?

To qualify as a resident for Property you must confirm that you are a student at a higher education establishment in the UK.

How do I update my marketing preferences?

If you would like to hear from us by email, telephone or SMS please let us know by contacting Email with your preferred contact details.

How much does it cost to live at Property?

Prices vary according to the site and type of accommodation you need – please check the property page of your chosen site to see the current prices and any offers which may be running. Rent is payable in instalments throughout the year, and includes utility bills, contents insurance and free WiFi. Access to most facilities on your site, including gyms and cinemas where available, is included.

How will I get to know people at Property?

Sites are home to an international community of students, often studying at a variety of different institutions, and it’s this diversity which can make living with us such a rewarding experience. They organise regular social events where you can get to know your fellow residents. You will find posters on site telling you what’s coming up soon – or just ask at Reception.

In the event of a fire, how can I trust that my accommodation is safe?

The safety and security of our residents is our number one priority. All of our sites are fully compliant with current safety standards. Our accommodation has fire alarm systems in place as well as fire prevention equipment, and they carry out regular testing and evacuation drills. Our buildings are also regularly audited by external, independent consultants. Property has a full-time, highly qualified, Health and Safety team who visit sites regularly. they also use accredited national providers to service and maintain life safety systems. Additionally, all sites have staff present 24 hours a day, seven days a week. they are continually reviewing our programme of security, fire and safety standards. If you would like further information about our ongoing fire safety programme please read our fire safety update.

Is food and drink available on site?

Sites don’t have restaurants or cafeterias, but most sites provide vending machines where you can buy chocolate, crisps, drinks, ice cream and other snacks.

Is there internet access on site?

Yes, all our sites are equipped with WiFi, accessible throughout the building at no extra charge. This service is provided by our internet partners, ASK4. If you have any issues with connecting, you can find their contact details in the welcome pack you will receive on arrival.

There’s damage in the flat, will I be charged for it?

They know accidents can happen, but any intentional damage to property will result in costs being passed onto residents. The cost to remedy any damage to communal areas will result in equal charges if no one accepts responsibility. It’s best to be proactive to avoid any surprise charges for damages. Report any repairs or damage as soon as possible so they can fix it and discuss whether there will be any charges. You can log any repairs via the maintenance section of your resident portal, or on the app.

What can’t I bring?

Your resident handbook contains a list of prohibited items. This includes many items prohibited for fire safety reasons, such as candles, oil burners, gas appliances and fan heaters. Please see the full list below. If you need further guidance on whether an item is permitted or not, please ask your site team before you move in. No weapons or drugs (including ‘legal highs’) are permitted under any circumstances.

What do I need to bring?

You can see what’s included in your room on the room details page for your site. Among the things you will need, or may want, to bring are bedding, towels, toiletries, toilet paper, basic kitchen equipment, hangers, and a computer or laptop. They have compiled a checklist of things you may want to bring - or buy when you arrive.

What happens if I can’t afford my rent?

If you find yourself in financial difficulties, you should speak to your site team as soon possible. Likewise, if the dates your rent instalments are due do not align with the dates you receive your student loan, please let us know and they will try to come to a solution. All residents are required to register a guarantor, who will be ultimately responsible for your rent if you do not make payment. The guarantor will need to provide identification and sign a Guarantor’s Agreement, confirming they agree to act as your guarantor.

When are my instalments due?

Your rent is taken as four instalments spread out throughout the year to make the payments more manageable for you. Click below to find out more about our instalment structure.

Who can be my guarantor?

Your guarantor can be UK or International based, but must be aged 21 or over; not a full time student; or a current resident in an property. If you are unable to pay your rent and/or do not act in accordance with the terms of the your tenancy agreement, your guarantor will be under an obligation to pay any outstanding amounts.

Will my flat be cleaned?

No, that’s down to you and your flatmates. We’ll keep the common areas of the building, like the social spaces, reception and laundry, clean and tidy. Many residents put a rota together so each person in the flat does their bit to keep it clean. If you would prefer to get someone in to do it, you can book cleaning services through the app (provided by Pinglocker  at certain locations) at an additional cost.

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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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