Glasgow has one of the largest student populations, and the students help to create the life of the city. This has a major effect on what the city has to offer and students in Glasgow will always find what they need and Glasgow suits every taste. Whether it be dancing the night away in one of the many clubs, shopping in the 2nd largest shopping city in the UK, going for a quiet meal and listening to some local music or just relaxing in one of the many coffee shops around the city; you will never struggle to find something to do in Glasgow. For an added bonus: student discount is available for lots of different activities across the city too!
With more than 700 bars and clubs across the city, you will never struggle to find somewhere to chill out with friends after a hard day or have a fantastic night out. Whether you fancy a pub in a converted church or a club in a basement; Glasgow has it all!
With such a diverse population, Glasgow is a very interesting city! Glasgow hosts plenty to choose from to suit everyone’s taste and is the Arts and Culture capital of Scotland. Glasgow offers many museums, with most boasting free entry, theatres, cinemas and plenty of festivals, allowing you to experience something a little different inside Scotland’s largest city easily and on your doorstep!
Glasgow is the second largest shopping city in the UK and you can easily find clothing styles to suit everyone, from high street shops and department stores to high end brands and chic boutiques.
Glasgow has a fantastic range of places to eat to suit a student and you can sample food from all over the world while staying in one intriguing city. You will always find something to suit your craving and to satisfy your wallet.
Universities in Glasgow
Glasgow is a bustling and vibrant city with a fantastic nightlife and culture to boot. Glasgow also has a selection of some of the top rated institutions in Scotland; the University of Glasgow, the University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University.
The University of Glasgow is conveniently situated in the friendly West End of Glasgow, near to parks, supermarkets and a wide selection of pubs, bars and coffee shops all with fantastic student deals. Only two miles from the city centre, which you can easily access by either subway, bus or just by taking a casual stroll, the West End is a perfect base for your student experience in Glasgow.
The University of Strathclyde is perfectly located in the heart of the city; near to the Merchant City and Italian Centre; which are both perfect for your dining and shopping needs. The university is based near to George Square, which means that you will never miss anything that is happening in the city and can keep on top of the vibrant lifestyle that Glasgow offers. The University of Strathclyde is perfect for you to experience Glasgow and everything the city has to offer, all from a very handy location.
Glasgow Caledonian University is also situated in the city centre and is perfect for all the amenities that Glasgow offers, and being right next to the bus station; the university is perfect for travel connections. Glasgow Caledonian also has state of the art sports facilities that can be used by students and also the public.
Freshers’ Week – The universities in Glasgow offer a great selection of things to do during your freshers’ week. The week, and sometimes weeks, are filled with live music, fairs, comedy and other cultural events, not to mention all the bars and clubs that have fantastic student promotions on! Freshers’ week is your first step in your university career and Glasgow is the perfect place to spend the experience.
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