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The University

The University of Glasgow is one of the UK’s top universities and voted the Times Higher Education University of the Year 2020. Previous students include seven Nobel Prize winners and lots of important figures in modern history, including Scotland’s First Minister. You can look forward to a diverse and exciting mix of cultures at uni, with staff and students coming from over 140 different countries to study here.

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And when it comes to University of Glasgow accommodation, we have options perfect for all types of students, from undergraduate to postgraduate level. Bridle Works is one of the leading University of Glasgow private accommodation halls, named after the Glasgow School of Art graduate Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley, who was famous for painting bridled oxen and horses. It’s in an ideal location, based in the centre of Scotland’s biggest city and surrounded by each of Glasgow’s leading universities: The University of Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian University and The University of Strathclyde. 

Bridle Works is also just a short walk from the city centre’s excellent shopping district and lots of relaxing parks and green spaces. And you can enjoy the best of Glasgow’s legendary nightlife, with friendly pubs, student clubs and great looking bars just a quick walk away from Bridle Works.

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The University of Glasgow

A centuries-old community

Founded in 1451, The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English speaking world. Today it offers over 700 courses, from degree to PhD level, to more than 30,000 students. The University of Glasgow is particularly popular with international students who travel from all over the globe to study at this prestigious university. 

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As well as being a Russell Group uni, it’s also a member of Universitas 21 and the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities. Thanks to its high standards and international reputation for research, it is a World Top 100 university, putting it in the top 1% of unis around the globe. Places are competitive, with entrance standards the fourth highest in the UK.

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Key Stats
 
733
courses
 
73rd
in the 2021 QS World University rankings
 
1.8miles
to nearest Novel property
 
29,726
Number of full time equivalent students enrolled at the University
Accommodation near The University of Glasgow
Living in Glasgow

Bridle Works is the ideal place to call home during your university adventures, offering lots of opportunities to socialise and make new friends, as well as providing a peaceful and quiet space to study. When it comes to entertainment, you will have full access to the private accommodation’s rooftop terrace, karaoke booths and tea room. There are plenty more amenities, such as the popular gaming room, relaxation rooms and an on-site cinema, plus much more. This student accommodation has everything you need when it comes to being sociable, without even needing to step out into the city itself.

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But Bridle Works is more than just a place to study and sleep. You’ll also find a range of features designed to make you feel at home. During the week, you can take advantage of the grab and go breakfast along with bottomless coffee, plus you have access to smart TVs in your apartment and 24/7 help from our on-site staff if you need it. There’s also a wellness studio and a fully equipped gym for personal training to keep your mind and body healthy. The wellness centre also provides opportunities to attend events such as motivational talks from inspiring individuals and advice for your future career from experts, giving plenty of helpful ways to network and make new contacts.

There’s plenty of fun on offer too, thanks to the varied social calendar on offer at Bridle Works. The in-house team organises engaging events such as Masterchef challenges, cultural tours and pop up vintage shops! 

Bridle Works has comprehensive security throughout the building designed to ensure both safety and privacy to put your mind at ease. These measures include an extensive CCTV system, onsite service and maintenance support, a video door entry system controlled by the students, digital mobile entry and a secure fob system. And if you need extra help, the friendly staff are available around the clock to help you out with any issues throughout your time at this superb University of Glasgow accommodation. 

There are 422 rooms available across 20 floors, meaning you have plenty of opportunities to meet like-minded people and make friends for life. You’ll find a variety of rooms and flats suitable for all kinds of budgets, such as en-suite bedrooms in shared apartments. And of course, there are common spaces such as living rooms, kitchens and dining areas which are great spaces for socialising. 

At Novel Student accommodation, there are no hidden charges. All bills are fully included in the rent to make it easier for you to budget during your time at uni. 

And of course, there are all the amenities you could possibly want from high-quality student accommodation, such as a washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, smart TV, sofa and dining table with chairs. Each room features a comfy double bed, desk chair, wardrobe, bedside table or shelving and plenty of storage. There’s a range of options when it comes to this University of Glasgow private accommodation, including a larger bed, more floor space, ensuite bathrooms and other features to make your stay in Glasgow memorable for all the right reasons.

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