Glasgow Caledonian University Accommodation

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The University

Life at Glasgow Caledonian University is about more than lectures and exams. This institution leads the way when it comes to improving society, shown by its title as the University for the Common Good. Since being founded in 1993, students have enjoyed excellent quality education, providing degrees that saw a massive 91% of recent graduates succeed in employment and further education.

Whether you are starting your academic life as an undergraduate student or moving into postgraduate and PhD studies, Glasgow Caledonian University is a world-class choice for further education, thanks to high calibre facilities such as The Sir Alex Ferguson Library. Outside the university, the city of Glasgow is full of fantastic places to socialise and have fun, as well as unbeatable career opportunities. The city is steeped in culture and you’ll find lots of Scotland’s most acclaimed venues and landmarks. But to make the most of your time here you need to choose the kind of student accommodation that suits you.

Novel’s GCU accommodation provides a relaxing place to call your own while you take one of the many top degree courses on offer. Choosing our Glasgow Caledonian University accommodation is the smart choice for your university life and we’ve made the whole process effortlessly simple and easy. Our closest locations are less than a mile away from the university so everything you need is right on your doorstep. Your commute to uni will be less of a trek and more of a light stroll so you can save your energy for the things that truly matter during your time as a student.

A modern place to study

Glasgow Caledonian University is the perfect place to study, no matter what kind of schedule you keep. The city wakes at the crack of dawn, full of things to do and places to go, all the way through to the world-famous nightlife that makes Glasgow the envy of the world. Speak to anyone in the local area and you’ll soon discover this friendly, welcoming community is ideal for sociable students! And if you prefer your personal space, the huge number of parks and scenic locations mean you’ll always have somewhere to unwind after your studies.

The campus is easy to navigate. Everything is designed to allow you to meet your full potential, thanks to the career-focused environment of the university. Not only will studying here give you access to facilities with all kinds of cutting edge technology, but you’ll get complete access to health and leisure amenities like the ARC: Health and Fitness multipurpose gym. The university’s focus on the common good is a unique aspect that helps establish the value of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence into every single student.

The faculty staff at Glasgow Caledonian can assist you with their special MINT (Mentoring, Internship, Networking and Talks) programme, designed to promote good mental health and keep you feeling positive and supported throughout your time here. You can also take advantage of guidance from university alumni in one-to-one settings, as well as free-to-access presentations designed to further your knowledge in various fields. You’ll have lots of opportunities to study abroad on an internship or placement, with support every step of the way. With your Glasgow Caledonian University accommodation sorted out, you can focus your attention on all these benefits and more!


75 Courses
1001-1200 in the 2021 QS World University rankings
0.3miles to nearest Novel property
16,448 Number of full time equivalent students enrolled at the University

Living in Glasgow

Your time off campus should be just as enjoyable as the time you spend on site. Choosing Novel Student for your GCU accommodation gives equal priority to both, no matter what kind of tenancy you’re looking for. Rooms at Bridle Works are brand new and super modern, suitable for a range of budgets and giving full access to all the building’s amenities.

Glasgow Caledonian University accommodation residents can enjoy simple pleasures such as free breakfast and coffee on weekdays to get you started, as well as a free washer-dryer to save you from any communal laundry room queues! Unlike other student accommodation, at Novel you’ll have a fully-fitted kitchen, perfect for even the most ambitious home chef.

And there’s plenty more beyond your own apartment space at Bridle Works. You can expect the best getting ready preparations by joining your new friends in one of our glam rooms before heading out into the Glasgow nightlife. Or why not wind down in one of our digital gaming rooms which come equipped with a huge number of games and systems? Our on-site gym services mean you can also keep healthy and happy no matter what the weather is like outside.

Whether you’re socialising in your living room, relaxing in the common room or making the most of the lobby lounge, your privacy and security is top priority. That’s why we provide constant CCTV monitoring and secure bike storage in our halls, as well as friendly and attentive staff ready to help with anything you may need.

Moving into the right kind of Glasgow Caledonian University accommodation for you can be stressful, with all kinds of things to remember. Novel makes this easy by including all bills in your rent and no hidden fees.

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