Campus Tours for Prospective Students

 2022 Campus Tours

Campus Tour dates for January - March 2022 are now available to book. To allow us to maintain tour group sizes, please complete a separate registration for each visitor wishing to attend. 

Book Your Tour Here

Please Note:

  • Tour capacities are limited and therefore booking is essential. 
  • If you can no longer attend please cancel/amend your booking (details on how to do this will be on your ticket confirmation)You can also cancel by emailing campustours@glasgow.ac.uk

If you or a member of your party will require any assistance during your visit, please give details on the booking form, and someone will be in touch to discuss your individual needs.  You may also contact us by email at campustours@glasgow.ac.uk.

 

If you are planning a visit to the University and no tours are available on your preferred date you can make use of our Self-guided tour.

 

Note: if Scottish Government and/or University of Glasgow guidance regarding travel, physical-distancing, or other covid-related restrictions changes we may be required to amend or cancel tours at short notice. If this occurs we will contact you via the email/telephone number you provide at registration.

Your Visit to Campus

 

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What to expect from the tour

Prospective student campus tours are led by one of our current UofG Students. The tour will take you around our main Gilmorehill campus and take between 45-60 minutes.

Most of the tour takes place outside where you are not required to wear a face covering (unless you wish to) we will advise on the tour if/when they are required. They will also be required if you decide to go inside any of the buildings outwith your tour which you are invited to do. Therefore, please bring a face mask with you.

As most of the tour takes place outdoors please dress for the weather and for walking around campus, which includes some steps and uphill areas.

Being of reasonable fitness for the tour is recommended (portions of the tour are uphill) but we will always do our utmost to make a tour as accessible as possible to those who may have reduced mobility. Please get in touch with us at campustours@glasgow.ac.uk to discuss any assistance you may need. Assistance dogs are also permitted in all areas of the University.

On the tour, our guides will be happy to take a break to let you get your breath back, take photos or ask questions.

The tour is intended for prospective students interested in studying at the University of Glasgow. Your guide will talk to you about some of the University’s History, but they will mainly focus on what our campus can offer students. They’ll give you an insight on what it’s like to be a UofG student, focussing on themes including student support services, the student unions, the library and other study spaces, clubs and societies, sport, and student life in Glasgow. All of our Student Ambassadors are very friendly and will be happy to answer questions throughout the duration of the tour.

Please note this tour is for the Gilmorehill campus only. Our School of Veterinary Medicine and outdoor sports facilities are situated at our Garscube campus:

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Student Accommodation (not included in tour)

Unfortunately, we are unable to include tours of student residences. However, we have included below, 360 videos on some of our residences. We recommend watching these before or after your tour. They are very comprehensive and include information on facilities available and accommodation support.

For more information on student accommodation at UofG including profiles on all of our residences, application process and contact details, please see either Undergraduate accommodation or Postgraduate Accommodation

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How to get here

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Explore the city

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UofG Campus Tours for Prospective Students

Join our students Shumail, Patrick and Amy as they take you on your very own private tour of the University of Glasgow.