Step 1: Check Email
Check if you received an “Access to your Student Account” email containing:
- Your Glasgow Unique Identifier (GUID)
- The format of your temporary password
- Details of how to access your student account
- Links to support & guidance materials and contacts.
We issue these emails in advance of your program start date. If you have not received this 2 weeks before your agreed start date, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, including your full name and date of birth, along with your personal ID if you applied through UCAS or GTTR.
Step 3: Academic Registration
- Check your degree programme and plan details are correct
- Contact your adviser if your program or plan details need to be amended. Adviser contact details are shown on MyGlasgow.
- Update personal information
- Upload a digital passport – style photograph to be used on your Student ID card
Step 4: Financial Registration
Pay your fees or tell us how they are being paid.
You can pay online by:
- Completing a Direct Debit agreement to pay in instalments, or;
- In full by credit or debit card
Other accepted methods of payment are:
- Cheque or bank draft
- Bank giro or bank transfer
Part-time students should note that if they have not yet enrolled in courses a minimum fee will show on their account.
If your fees are being paid for you, provide details of an external sponsor or scholarship (including SAAS or SLC) who will pay fees on your behalf. You may be required to upload a digital copy of your sponsor's award letter into MyCampus or to enter the reference number provided by your sponsor (e.g. SAAS).
Please note: Cash payments are not accepted for tuition fees.
For more information on payment methods see Scholarship & Fees website.
Step 5: Student Visa Check-in (International Students Only)
If you have a Student Visa you will need to attend a Student Visa Check-in event when you arrive on campus, in order to be fully registered.
For more information see Student Visa Check-in page.
Step 6: Collect ID Card
Your ID card will be available for collection from the Student Services Enquiry Team in the Fraser Building [Campus Map: E2] when you arrive at University.
The Student ID card grants you access to University facilities such as the library and sports facilities, and will entitle you to student discount in a wide variety of shops, bars, cinemas and online.
You will not be able to collect your ID card until you have completed registration. Student ID collection
Please note: If you have not yet applied for your fee sponsorship, you will not be able to complete the financial registration process.
We would encourage you to apply for funding as soon as possible.
The process of becoming a student of the University, providing personal details, confirming the program of study (Academic Program and Plan) and paying fees.
The process of selecting courses and their associated classes to study.
Program and Plan:
Specifies the College, award and area of study the student is pursuing e.g. College of Arts MA (Hons) History.
A self-contained unit of study on a particular topic, with defined level, credit value, aims, intended learning outcomes, mode(s) of delivery, scheme of assessment as well as pre- and/or co-requisites.
Timetabled activities such as lectures, tutorials or workshops which together form the taught course.
MyGlasgow provides direct access to University web services including MyCampus, Webmail, Moodle, Library Account, IT Helpdesk and Sport Online. It will also provide relevant student news, help, support and guidance, and links to university and student web pages. MyGlasgow is part of the University collaboration portal. It includes your MySite which gives you a place to store documents and links, create blogs, wikis, web pages and RSS feeds, and share these with other students and staff.
MyCampus is the University’s student information system that is used throughout the year by students to view class timetables, record absences, check assignments and grades, and check their financial account.