Building a campus fit for a world changing university
The focus of the £1 billion project is the 5 hectare former Western Infirmary site, but the first major new-build will be the Learning and Teaching Hub on University Avenue, adjacent to the Boyd Orr building and partly on the site occupied by the former Maths and Stats building.
The foundations for our new campus were laid in 2016 when a multi-million pound project to install an energy efficient district heating scheme was completed, cutting our carbon emissions by 5000 tonnes a year.
These pages will keep you informed of all the latest developments on site and emerging stories.
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MyGlasgow News: Campus updates
20 AprThe heating shutdown planned for Saturday, April 21 has had to be postponed. We shall notify you of the new date as soon as it is confirmed.
17 AprUniversity Gardens has closed to vehicle traffic to allow access to the Learning and Teaching Hub site.
10 AprA regularly updated round up of work on the Gilmorehill campus - road and path alterations, closures, diversions and advice for cyclists and pedestrians.
Phase 1A: 2017 - 2021
A new Institute of Health and Wellbeing will be built on the north of the site. This will enable the relocation of staff from MRC / CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit at Renfield Street and staff at Gartnavel General Hospital to the Gilmorehill Campus. Expected completion date: late 2019
A new building on the south gateway of the Western site to allow the transformation of the Adam Smith Business School and space to accommodate PGT growth across the university. The project will work with the Research Hub, developing plans for creating an Innovation Zone along Church St. Expected completion date: 2021
Phase 1B: 2022 - 2026
Phase 2: 2027 - 2035
Phase 2 projects are out of the scope of the existing capital plan, but business cases for the following projects will be developed:
- Complete the move of the College of Arts
- Complete the move for Engineering
- Move Mathematics and Statistics into a permanent location