International Study Centre

Accommodation

Feel at home in Glasgow

Studying in a new country is an exciting experience – here at University of Strathclyde International Study Centre, there are a range of housing options where you can make the most out of living in Scotland. You can live on the University of Strathclyde's Glasgow city-centre campus or in third-party accommodation in the centre of town. Staying in a student residence will help you settle into life away from home and make new friends from around the world.

While studying a programme at the International Study Centre, you can choose to live in the accommodation offered below, or have the option to arrange your own accommodation independently.

Which accommodation is right for you?

Your accommodation options will vary depending on when you will be starting at the International Study Centre. Please check which accommodations are available to you by clicking your course start date below:

Why live in third-party student residences?

Boyce House, opened in September 2019 by external accommodation provider Nido Student, is a beautiful new residence with modern furnishings. Designed as an environmentally-friendly building that supports sustainable, efficient living, this accommodation is ideal for any student.

Being centrally-located in town is an appealing feature of Boyce House. Living here, you will be around the corner from all the shops and restaurants Merchant City has to offer, and just a 15-minute walk away from Glasgow Central Station. The accommodation is also a convenient 10-minute walk from the University of Strathclyde’s campus.

If you are a part of the Centre’s January 2020 intake, Boyce House will be your accommodation option.

Everything you need to know about third-party accommodation

All rooms at this accommodation are private bedrooms in shared flats, with communal kitchen and living spaces. They include the following amenities:

Bedroom

  • En suite bathroom
  • Wardrobe with shelving
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Double bed
  • Full-length mirror

Kitchen

  • Microwave and cooker with electric hob
  • Fridge-freezer
  • Sink
  • Kettle
  • Toaster and toasted sandwich maker
  • Mop & bucket
  • Brush & shovel
  • Kitchen bin
  • TV

Services

  • 200Mbps WiFi 
  • Secure entry system
  • Recycling centre
  • Cleaning service for shared areas
  • Personal possessions insurance
  • Launderettes
  • 24-hour reception

A room at Boyce house will cost students £165 per week*.

*The cost shown is intended as a guide only and subject to change. The cost of your room will be confirmed in the tenancy agreement.

To book a room at Boyce House, you should follow these simple steps:

  1. Request accommodation when you apply for the International Study Centre.*
  2. Confirm your place at the International Study Centre. Our Central Student Support team will then contact you with a form which will require filling out.
  3. Return the form to the Central Student Support team.
  4. Accept the room offer by signing and returning the Tenancy Agreement to Boyce House and making all due payments.

*Accommodation is subject to availability.

Why live in University-managed accommodation?

Each of our halls of residence are only a few minutes’ walk from the International Study Centre and main University buildings. They also offer excellent access to facilities, including the library, the Students’ Union and the Sports Centre. There are a range of convenient shops and cafés on campus, and the city centre is also within easy reach of these halls.

All the University’s accommodation is self-catered, with free internet access in all rooms. Each residence has a dedicated on-site management team and a night porter is available outside office hours. You can also join in with social events here, from traditional Scottish celebrations to international festivals.

You will have the option to live in any of our welcoming University-managed accommodations if you are NOT a part of the January 2020 intake.

Everything you need to know about University-managed accommodation

Andrew Ure

Located 5 minutes' walk from the campus, in the city centre, Andrew Ure Hall is home to around 300 undergraduate and postgraduate students. You will be placed in an apartment, sharing with four or six students.

  • Single room with a wash basin and bedside table
  • Parking
  • Elevator

Birkbeck Court

On the edge of the campus, Birkbeck Court is made up of shared flats for six undergraduate students each.

  • Single room

Chancellors Hall

Situated between the Campus Village and the university campus, Chancellors Hall is made up of flats that are shared between three, four, five or six undergraduate students.

Your room:

  • Single room with en suite shower room and bedside cabinet
  • Elevator

Forbes Hall

Forbes Hall is located in the Campus Village and made up of flats that are shared between four or six undergraduate students.

Your room:

  • Single room with wash basin and bedside cabinet

Garnett Hall

Located on the edge of Campus Village, near the city centre, Garnett Hall is made up of flats that are shared between four or six undergraduate students.

Your room:

  • Single room with wash basin and bedside cabinet

James Goold Hall

Situated on the edge of the Campus Village, James Goold Hall is made up of flats that are shared between five, six or eight undergraduate students.

Your room:

  • Single room with en suite shower room and bedside cabinet
  • Elevator

James Young Hall

Based in the Campus Village, James Young Hall is made up of flats that are shared between four, five or six postgraduate students.

Your room:

  • Single room with en suite shower room and bedside cabinet

Murray Hall

Based on the edge of the campus, is home to 70 undergraduate students, with 16 or 18 rooms on each floor.

  • Single room with wash basin and bedside cabinet
  • Social spaces

Thomas Campbell Court

Located in the Campus Village, Thomas Campbell Court is made up of flats that are shared between four or eight undergraduate students.

  • Single room

Your room

Furniture

  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Lamp
  • Bed with mattress protector, duvet and pillow
  • Shelves
  • Noticeboard
  • Bin

Amenities

  • 6 x plug sockets
  • WiFi

Your flat / hall shared area

Kitchen

  • Microwave and cooker with electric hob
  • Fridge-freezer
  • Sink
  • Kettle
  • Toaster and toasted sandwich maker
  • Mop & bucket
  • Brush & shovel
  • Kitchen bin
  • TV

Services

  • Secure entry system
  • Recycling centre
  • Cleaning service for shared areas
  • Personal possessions insurance
  • Launderettes
  • 24-hour reception

How much will your room cost?

Residence Cost per week *
Andrew Ure – standard room £112
Birkbeck Court – standard room £105
Chancellors Hall – ensuite £137
Forbes Hall – standard room £110
Garnett Hall – standard room £110
James Goold Hall – ensuite £137
James Young Hall – ensuite £137
Murray Hall – standard room £108
Thomas Campbell Court – standard room £111

*Accommodation is subject to availability. The cost shown is intended as a guide only and subject to change. The cost of your room will be confirmed in the tenancy agreement.

How to book your room

  1. Request accommodation when you apply for the International Study Centre.*
  2. Confirm your place at the International Study Centre. Our accommodation team will then contact you with your University Student ID and an invitation to apply for accommodation online.
  3. Apply for accommodation by logging in to the University's online system and following the application guidelines.
  4. Accept the room offer by signing and returning the Occupancy Agreement to the University and making all due payments. Please read the University of Strathclyde’s terms & conditions and accommodation cancellation policy.

*Accommodation is subject to availability. The cost shown is intended as a guide only and subject to change. The cost of your room will be confirmed in the tenancy agreement.

Take a tour

Explore the 360 degree tours of University of Strathclyde International Study Centre's campus, which includes a view into our University-managed accommodation.

Arrange your room

If you require support in sourcing accommodation, please contact our Strathclyde ISC Central Student Support Team to enquire about our currently available accommodation options.

Independently-arranged accommodation

You can also find your own long or short-term accommodation. If you are under 18 at the start of your course, and you want to arrange your own accommodation, you will need to provide your address to the Admissions Centre. Students over the age of 18 are also encouraged to provide the Centre with their address details.

The accommodation was good. It was a good experience. I met really good people, nice people from different parts of the world. That is the beauty of international studies because I got to meet people I had never met before. Back home in Nigeria I hardly ever get to meet people from different countries."

Ololade from Nigeria Studied Undergraduate Foundation Programme in
Engineering and Sciences 
Progressed to BEng (Hons) Electronic & Electrical Engineering

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