Universities in Glasgow

Glasgow has long been a powerful magnet for tourists and students alike, and as soon as you sample the vibe of this iconic city you'll understand why. It lends itself perfectly to the student experience, because there's plenty to see, plenty to do and plenty to absorb. A journey of discovery can be savoured here, and all you have to do is go out and find it.

It's a good idea to make an inventory of the pros and cons of studying in Glasgow , because in no time you'll have a list of advantages that will whet your appetite in the most tempting way. No matter what you're studying or which university you're planning to attend, we have a feeling you'll be mightily impressed.

Home to more than 28,000 students, the University of Glasgow is one of the finest universities in Europe. It dates back to the 13th century, and is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world. The main campus is located at Gilmorehill, close to Kelvingrove Park and near to the city's major landmarks. It has several more buildings around the city.

The University of Strathclyde has a smaller student body - around 22,000 - but also boasts an excellent reputation. Located at the John Anderson Campus close to George Square, it features the dramatic Royal College Building as its centrepiece. It was established as the Andersonian Institute in 1796, and was awarded University Status in the 1960s.

Wherever you happen to be studying, you'll want to find student accommodation in Glasgow that's convenient, affordable and comfortable. And although you'll have a lot to organise before the academic year begins, finding a home will be perhaps the most important box to tick. This is where Citylets comes in.

With our help, you can find the finest and most suitable accommodation in no time. All you need to do is settle back with a coffee and browse the world of possibilities that's open to you. Our simple user-friendly website enables you to filter out the properties that don't match your required location, your optimum size and your financial budget. It really is a piece of cake.

Exciting nights, fulfilling days, excellent properties

An unforgettable experience is ready and waiting to unfold, so get ready to soak up everything that Glasgow has to offer. Getting around is oh so easy, whether you're catching a bus to your next lecture, heading to a night out via the Subway or taking a train for a shopping trip in the city centre. The public transport infrastructure is superb, so getting from A to B is always affordable, convenient and stress-free.

If you're a sports fan, you're going to love this place. Celtic and Rangers, two of Europe's most popular football clubs, are based here, and the national team play home matches at Hampden Park. The SSE Hydro hosts a number of sporting events and the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome is a hugely impressive venue for competitive cycling.

Glasgow is renowned for offering a buzzing nightlife, but it's worth remembering that daytimes here are also just as wonderful. There's a vibrant coffee culture in the city, with coffee shops and pavement caf├ęs providing the perfect excuse to sit awhile and watch the world go by.

Scotland's largest and busiest metropolis will reveal itself in layers to new students looking to explore one of the world's most iconic cities. An experience like no other is ready to wow you, and with help from Citylets you can start the process on the right foot by finding student accommodation in Glasgow that provides you with the perfect base.


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