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Accommodation

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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. 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. These accommodation options are perfectly located and surrounded by everything you will need whilst studying in Glasgow.

Students with programmes commencing in March 2023

Due to the accommodation shortages impacting all universities in Glasgow, our usual accommodation at Student Roost has reached the capacity limit – impacting the Pre-Masters Programme students commencing at the University of Strathclyde International Study Centre (ISC) in March 2023.

If you have not yet secured an accommodation, we have developed two options to support you to progress with your education plans to study at the University of Strathclyde:

You can benefit from special discounted offer at Leonardo Hotel Glasgow (formerly Jurys Inn Glasgow) in the heart of the city centre. The hotel offers large comfortable rooms with full facilities including Wi-Fi, laundry, café, and restaurant service – less than 20 minutes away from the International Study Centre. 

Hotel cost, tenancy duration and booking deadlines

For programmes commencing in; Hotel booking deadline  Hotel duration period  Price per day Total price  
March 2023  3 February by 12pm UK time 27 March – 02 June 2023 

£79 per day 

(£89 per day including full breakfast)

£5,293 room only or, £5,963 including breakfast

Important information:

  • The Study Group Hotel offer is only applicable for term 1 only and to enable you time to find an alternative accommodation for the remaining (term 2) of your Pre-Masters Programme.
  • You will need to commit to booking the full tenancy duration period to qualify for the special discounted Hotel offer option.
  • You will have the Hotel offer booking added to your programme payment plan for ease, and the room would need to be pre-paid for the full duration of the stay. 

To request for a booking and for further information, please click here.

You also have the option to book your own accommodation privately, but it is important that you let us know where you are staying. Please note that your accommodation must be within a 60-minute commutable distance from the ISC.

The accommodation shortage has now also extended to the availability of private rental accommodation, which is also limited, due to strong demand from domestic and international students. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you secure your accommodation before you book your travel to Glasgow, Scotland.

Useful links:

Download the House Hunting Starter Guide, created by the University of Strathclyde’s Students’ Union for some guidance on other types of accommodation available in the area.

Look out for fraud:

Scammers may specifically target international students so it is important to be able to recognise common signs of fraudulent activity and know what to do if you come across it. Let us know at fraudreporting@studygroup.com if you have any concerns about fraudulent activity when dealing with a private accommodation provider so that we can help to protect you and other international students in case they are targeted in the same way.

Students with programmes commencing in September 2023

While studying a programme at the International Study Centre, you have the option to book your accommodation at Student Roost, a leading student accommodation provider in UK.

Everything you need to know about Student Roost accommodation

Across the 5 halls of residence, you will have the choice of studio rooms, ensuite rooms, and one bedroom apartments. You can expect the following amenities:

Bedroom

  • Single or double bed
  • Underbed storage
  • Wardrobe
  • Personal study space with desk and chair
  • Mirror

Services

  • WiFi
  • Contents insurance
  • Bike storage
  • Staff on site 24/7
  • Personal possessions insurance
  • Onsite laundry facilities
  • Exciting social calendar

Student Roost Accommodation will cost between £131 and £235 per week*.

You can find the full list of available accommodation on the Student Roost website.

* 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.

If you have requested accommodation, the Central Student Support team will contact you with the latest information on available options and fees.

Arranging your own accommodation privately

If you are booking your own accommodation privately it is important that you let us know where you are staying and that you are staying less than 60 minutes away from University of Strathclyde International Study Centre.

Look out for fraud

Scammers may specifically target international students so it is important to be able to recognise common signs of fraudulent activity and know what to do if you come across it. Let us know at fraudreporting@studygroup.com if you have any concerns about fraudulent activity when dealing with a private accommodation provider so that we can help to protect you and other international students in case they are targeted in the same way.

Arrange your room

If you require support in sourcing accommodation, please contact our Strathclyde International Study Centre 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.

Ololade from Nigeria

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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