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The University of Glasgow is one of the most storied institutions in Europe and is indeed the 4th oldest university in the English-speaking world. It has maintained its place near the top of the table and has been joined in excellence by relatively new Strathclyde University. As such student accommodation in Glasgow is a real need, and you can find affordable flats or flat shares in certain districts.

Partick is the area closest to the West End that attracts students and young professionals – only a short 10-minute walk from the University. Hillhead is another West End district that has a lot of student accommodation, as well as a fantastic scene – though do be prepared a bit more here than in Partick.

Those looking for a bit more independence from Halls should consider Student flats in Glasgow, in places such as the West End in particular. Living separately, away from the university in an independent living environment is a preference for some people who may feel too old or overwhelmed by the madness of student halls.

Student flats in Glasgow city centre offer renters the chance to live with fellow students, thus a shared interest with your flatmates, whilst being away from halls and freshers. All of this would be in a private apartment, paid for by the flatmates, split between rooms. A great money saver, the rent and utilities like electricity and wifi would be shared amongst housemates. The popular area of West End is considered the best place to live for students. It is central with good transport links across the city, with a cool local atmosphere and trendy bars and clubs nearby.

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Far from the smoggy, gritty city reputation that Glasgow once had, modern day Glasgow is now a city of culture, music and academia. Glasgow boasts multiple institutes of higher education including University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde, and Glasgow Caledonian University.

So many decent universities means a lot of students, lots of students means lots of student halls. Student halls in Glasgow have multiplied with the growth of the city and the rise in popularity of the city itself. Private halls in the city centre come fully furnished (except pots, pans cutlery and bedsheets), with all bills and wifi included. Student halls in Glasgow will cost more for en suite facilities, and less for a shared bathroom. First year students prefer student halls in Glasgow for their central location (close to the nightclubs) and lively atmosphere. Halls accommodation is a great place to live in order to meet other students and make new friends in a new city.

Bedsits in Glasgow, or, studio flats as they are also known, are an extremely popular choice of property for people who can’t afford an entire house or flat, or who want to live alone and require less space. Bedsits in Glasgow consist of living and cooking facilities in the same room as the bedroom area. It is functional and practical as everything is close to hand, yet separated in sections. Students or young professionals looking to live alone should consider the option of looking for a bedsit to rent in Glasgow.

If you are splitting a bedsit/studio with a partner, then it is a financially smart move as rent will cost between £800-1000 between two people per month. In areas like West End, studios are fairly common. The popular nature of the neighborhood means lots of apartments or house have been converted into bedsits to accommodate the demand.

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How can I rent student accommodation in Glasgow?
To rent student housing in Glasgow, you can have a look at our listings on Nestpick, connect with your university to find out about your options or or even look for rooms for rent in Glasgow.
How much does it cost to rent student housing in Glasgow?
If you want to rent a student residence or a student apartment inGlasgow, you can expect rent prices between £384 and £1,408, according to Nestpick database,
How big is student housing in Glasgow?
According to Nestpick database, student apartments or student flats in Glasgow are usually around 24m² to 48m².