Undergraduate accommodation fees

Undergraduate accommodation fees

Residential contract dates for academic session 2015-16 are Friday 11th September 2015 until Friday 10th June 2016.  Additional nights/periods outwith this period are available on request.  For further details on costs please contact accom@glasgow.ac.uk

The residence fees are inclusive of the following:

  • heating and lighting,
  • 24/7 Internet access incorporating Wi-Fi in all bedrooms,
  • access to Sports and Recreation Service facilities,
  • telephones in all rooms,
  • group insurance cover for possessions,

In addition, to assist students, some Residences are served by a limited shuttle bus service at certain times.

ResidenceRoom typeTotal Fee for Period 11/09/15 - 10/06/16Weekly Rates (a)Notes
(All Fees are payable in UK Sterling only)
Wolfson Hall + Standard Single

En suite Single





Evening Meal and Full Breakfast x 5 days per week. Brunch and evening meal on Saturday and Sunday. NB: There is no meal provision over Christmas and New Year public holidays.
Student Apartments Shared


Large Single




All Self-Catering

Firhill Court*

En suite Single






All Self-Catering
Cairncross House + ^ Shared


Large Single




All Self-Catering
Murano Student Village: + ^

Standard Single

£4,313.40 £110.60 Self-Catering
Queen Margaret Residence ^

En suite Single

£5,244.33 £134.47 Self-Catering
Winton Drive^ Single £4,313.40 £110.60 Self-Catering

+Residence includes provision of computer cluster facility accessible by all residents
^Denotes GSV (Glasgow Student Village) residence
*Denotes University recommended private provider of accommodation

(a) Weekly rates are for guidance only

Rental Payments

  • All Accommodation fees must be paid through your MyCampus account. See MyCampus Registration
    On accepting your offer of accommodation students pay a one-off prepayment of £450.
    For information on payment of fees go to: http://www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/fees/selffunding/#d.en.27796
  • Direct Debit schedules showing actual payment dates and amounts will be issued after you have completed financial registration on MyCampus. Typical monthly instalments can be viewed here.
  • Residents are required to accept the contract undertaking to occupy their place for the full contract period as stated on the contract.
  • Charges above are inclusive of group insurance cover for possessions and membership of GU Sports and Recreation Service.
  • Charges above are inclusive of utility charges unless indicated "plus bills".
  • 24/7 Internet access incorporating Wi-Fi in all bedrooms and communal areas is included and is controlled by the service provider to prevent inappropriate use.  Users must agree to comply with University of Glasgow IT Regulations and Code of Conduct.
  • In some cases first year residents will be required to share a room.
  • To confirm your booking an advance payment of £450 must be paid at the time of accepting residences offer. 
  • Options for extending residence contracts from 10th June 2016 for periods up to September 2016 will be offered to residents in certain self-catered accommodation around mid February 2016.

Financial Aid

In addition, limited financial support packages are available for registered students who are resident in GSV (Glasgow Student Village) residences who may find themselves in financial hardship. For application forms and further details, please contact Financial Aid Section, Level 2, The Fraser Building or email reg.finaid@admin.gla.ac.uk. Alternatively, visit http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/registry/support/finance/funds/ for more information.

Rates and range of residence options available are correct at time of going to press, subject to revision without notice