Prayer and Reflection on Campus

The University of Glasgow is well served with places for worship, prayer and reflection

With regret, due to advice on the Covid-19 pandemic the Chapel and the Reflection, Prayer and Wellbeing Space are closed until further notice.

For any enquiries and booking contact:

Joan Keenan
Telephone:+44 (0) 141 330 5419


Prayer & reflection spaces

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With regret, due to Government and University advice on the Covid-19 pandemic the Chapel and the Reflection, Prayer and Wellbeing Space are closed until further notice.

  • University Memorial Chapel
    Open to public Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:0O

  • University Interfaith Chaplaincy Reflection, Prayer and Wellbeing Space
    Located on level 1, Main Building (downstairs from Chaplaincy Offices)
    The space includes ablution facilities, prayer space and a reflection area. The room is open to all students and staff, Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 and can be booked after 17:00 and at weekends by groups registered with the Students Representative Council (SRC) or by groups recognised by the University.
    Availability can be checked here.

  • University Library Reflection, Prayer and Wellbeing Space
    Located on Level 9 Annexe
    Students from all faiths, backgrounds and beliefs are welcome to visit the Library Reflection, Prayer and Wellbeing space for time out from studies and the pressures of student life.  The space includes ablution facilities, prayer space and a reflection area. Follow @uofglibrary on social media for more information. 

  • Garscube Campus Interfaith Prayer Space
    Located in Room 105 in the Jarrett  Building

  • Roman Catholic Chaplaincy, Turnbull Hall
    13-15 Southpark Terrace G12 8LG
    Visit website for full details of Masses:
  • Wellington Church,  Home of the Church of Scotland Chaplaincy
    University Avenue
    Crypt Café open lunchtime and International Students Club.
    Details on website

  • The Sanctuary at Glasgow Dental Hospital
    Located on Level 2 in Glasgow Dental Hospital and School.
    The Sanctuary was developed in partnership between NHS GGC Oral Health Directorate and the University of Glasgow Dental School. It is for use by everyone using the building whether staff members, students, patients or visitors.  A room for peace and quiet, for prayer and meditation, set aside from the normal comings and goings of the Hospital and School.

  • Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Sanctuary
    Located on level 1, next to Bute (Lift and Stair)
    Open at all times for patients, visitors, students and staff. It is a peaceful, intimate space for meditation, reflection and prayer. Designed to be inclusive of all faiths and beliefs and a range of spiritual and religious resources are available (including an ablutions room.)

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University Memorial Chapel

158 Scottish Interfaith CouncilMany services and events take place at the University Memorial Chapel.

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Local facilities

Brahma Kumaris

Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University
PO Box 4077, Glasgow G53 7WL
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Scotland’s Buddhist Vihara
1 Caldercuilt Road, Glasgow G20 0AD
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  • Buddhist Chaplain/Adviser: Venerable Rewatha Karambaruwala
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 141 237 3618
  • Website:

Vajrayana Buddhist Centre
5 Bentinck Street, Glasgow G3 7SB
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Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre for World Peace and Health
7 Ashley Street, Woodlands, Glasgow G3 6DR
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Glasgow Buddhist Centre
329 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3HW
Telephone: +44 (0) 141 333 0524
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Hindu Mandir
1 Labelle Place Glasgow G3 7LH
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  • Telephone: +44 (0) 141 332 0482
  • Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 0900 - 1300, 1630 - 1930, Sunday: 1000 - 1430
  • Website:


Humanist Society of Scotland
272 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4JR
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Jamiat Itihad Al-Muslimeen (Glasgow Central Mosque)
1 Mosque Avenue, Gorbals, Glasgow G5 9TX
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Dawat-ul-Islam (Oakfield Avenue Masjid)
31 Oakfield Avenue, Hillhead, Glasgow G12 8LL
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Al Furqan Masjid & Islamic Centre (Carrington Street Mosque)
19 Carrington Street, Charing Cross, Glasgow G4 9AJ
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Garnethill Synagoge (orthodox)
129 Hill Street, Glasgow G3 6UB
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  • Telephone: +44 (0) 141 332 4151

Glasgow New Synagogue (reform)
147 Ayr Road, Glasgow G77 6RE
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  • Telephone: +44 (0) 141 577 5611

Giffnock & Newlands Synangogue (orthodox)
222 Fenwick Road, Glasgow G46 6UE
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  • Telephone: +44 (0) 141 577 8250


Central Gurdwara Singh Sabha
134-138 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7HY
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Guru Nanak Gurdwara
27 Otago Street, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow G12 8JJ
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Helpful links

Baha’i Association of Baha’i Women - Scotland
Glasgow’s Baha’i Community
Brahma Kumaris Brahma Kumaris (UK)
Buddhism Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Scotland’s Buddhist Vihara
Christianity Archdiocese of Scotland
Church of Scotland
Free Church of Scotland
Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church
Presbytery of Glasgow (Church of Scotland)
The Baptist Union of Scotland
The Church for International Students in Glasgow (Free Church of Scotland)  
The Methodist Church
The United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway (the Scottish Episcopal Church)
Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Scotland
Wellington Church
Humanism Humanist Society Scotland
Islam Glasgow Muslims
Judaism Glasgow Jewish Representative Council  
Sikhism Sikhs in Scotland
Quaker Quaker Scotland