Results are out! Find what you need...fast. Get quick advice or join the chat
x

Unlock these great extras with your FREE membership

  • One-on-one advice about results day and Clearing
  • Free access to our personal statement wizard
  • Customise TSR to suit how you want to use it

New in glasgow - accommodation, life costs...

Announcements Posted on
Had your SQA results? Find your uni forum to get talking to other applicants, existing students and your future course-mates 04-08-2015
Competition: win a karting session for you and seven mates! 24-07-2015
  1. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Hello people,

    I will likely join strathclyde uni and I would like to know whether it is possible to find a private accommodation (studio?) where you basically dont share anything. I expect to spend about ~400 a month all include, but still wonder if i am dreaming. I would rather be away from downtown to pay a bit less and use transportation. But still I don t know if this solution would be cheaper.

    Besides, how much do you spend for food in a month ?

    that would be precious information

    thx
  2. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Studio, eh..? For Unite accommodation studios nothing less than 140 pw..
    Only if you rent a bargain 1 bedroom flat. But then you will have to add bills on top of your 400 pounds rent..
    But then again I've only been to Glasgow as a tourist, there may be things I don't know..
  3. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Thank you for answering... Unite seems something expensive in the downtown right ? I mean Unite is not a private landlord but more like a company ?

    Is it okay to live with 1000 pound per month and having some money aside for fun + food ? I really don't know how much costs life over there (how much is electricity for one month ?)...

    Thank you
  4. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Unite is one of the biggest companies in the UK offering student accommodation..
    I would calculate 500 pounds per month for your type of accommodation. About the specific bill averages, you'd have to ask a Glaswegian.
    Sharing a kitchen is not that bad after all, it will help you socialize..
    1K per month? LoL(not league of legends :P), you really don't have to worry..You can have a decent life with that.
    Just try to find the right accommodation..
  5. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    well, im glad i made u laught with 1k
    I guess I should t worry that much, thank you for helping me though
  6. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    You should be alright at £1k per month. Although I'm not entirely sure how much one bed accommodation costs. Can I ask why you don't want to live with other people?

    I lived in university halls during my first year, and it was great! The social side of living with other people is great, especially if you're new to Glasgow and don't know many people here.
  7. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    This is a studio flat, literally on the door of the uni, £445 a month.
    You could possibly get cheaper if you moved further away from the uni.

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-...p&fromMap=true

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: April 5, 2012
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Poll
SQA students: did you get the results you wanted today?
Results and Clearing

SQA results chat

Come talk about your results here

new on tsr

Indian? Join the society here

Take part in the chat and make friends

x

Think you'll be in clearing or adjustment?

Hear direct from unis that want to talk to you

Get email alerts for university course places that match your subjects and grades. Just let us know what you're studying.

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.