The University guarantees accommodation at our Caledonian Court residences to international students from countries outside the European Union, who are entering their first year of study.
Our ‘village within the city’, Caledonian Court, is the perfect place to live if you’re looking for that home-from-home atmosphere. Living at Caledonian Court is an ideal way to make friends with people from all over the world, and our international community includes students from places such as Nigeria, China, Greece, France, Germany and America. Find out how to apply for a place.
Caledonian Court quick facts:
- On-campus, city centre location
- Home for 660 students
- Friendly, multicultural atmosphere
- Self-contained, fully-furnished flats for six to eight people
- Heating, electricity and internet included in rent
- Gold award winner in the Green Tourism Business Scheme
Situated just across the road from our campus, Caledonian Court is a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of the university. Perfect for those early morning lectures, you can roll out of bed at five to nine and still be in the classroom in time for your first tutorial. Plus, the city-centre location means you can also enjoy everything Glasgow has to offer.
Space to study and socialise
Our modern, self-catering accommodation, consisting of 100 flats, houses 660 students. Each self contained flat has six to eight bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, complete with crockery and utensils. Private en-suite facilities are available in 340 rooms and most rooms are single, with only a few twin rooms.
The flats are wired for the internet and there is a coin operated-laundrette on site. Our gym and health and fitness centre - the Arc - several cafés and campus shops are all close by. Car parking is limited, but you will find the city centre is well served by public transport, including trains, buses, taxis and Glasgow’s famous “Clockwork Orange” underground train system.
Help settling in
We understand that moving away from home can be a huge step, so during your first few weeks living at Caledonian Court, the Accommodation Office staff are on hand to do everything possible to ensure you settle in comfortably and can help you resolve any difficulties you may experience. The office is in the heart of the complex and staff are always available on site throughout your stay to offer any reassurance, advice or support you may need.
With a full programme of events including film nights, quiz nights and parties, Freshers’ Week is your opportunity to meet new friends and get to know your neighbours. Soon you’ll have a readymade group of friends to share the experiences of Glasgow’s wide variety of amenities and entertainment.
For session 2012/2013, this is approximately £86 - £102 per week (for 39 week contract), includes heat, light and power, kitchen utensils and bedding and internet connection.