Blackfriars (Unite)


Blackfriars is a self-catering residence with 520 rooms. Located two minutes' walk from High Street Station with a supermarket close by plus all City Centre attractions.

Bedroom at Blackfriars showing bed and chair at an under window desk

Key Points

  • Single en suite bedrooms (£130.06 per week)
  • Fees include: utilities; Wi-Fi internet access; personal possessions' insurance; membership of UofGSport;
  • Self-contained cluster flats for four to six persons housed within blocks leased by the University of Glasgow for University of Glasgow students;
  • All rooms are furnished with: 3/4-sized bed with underbed storage (small double), desk area complete with bookshelves, chair and wardrobe;
  • Bedding and bed linen included (consisting of a 10.5 tog duvet, 2 pillows, fitted bedsheet, 2 pillowcases and a duvet cover);
  • Students will need to supply their own towels;
  • Kitchen pack included (consisting of cereal bowl, dinner plate, side plate, mug, clear glass tumbler, knife, fork, dessert spoon and teaspoon);
  • Small kitchen equipment includes tin opener, corkscrew, slotted flat turner, slotted spoon, vegetable peeler, wooden spoon, kitchen scissors, non-stick lidded saucepan set, non-stick frying pan, chopping board, kitchen knife and utility knife;
  • Well-equipped kitchen with: cooker, hob, fridge-freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster;
  • Iron, ironing board, vacuum, mop and bucket available in every flat;
  • On-site laundry facilities;
  • External bike store;
  • Common area with table tennis table, pool table, tv and soft seating

This residence is managed by Unite. However, all processing of applications and allocations will be handled by the University of Glasgow thereby retaining its role as landlord to student residents.  The University of Glasgow continues to be responsible for student welfare and the collection of rent.

Postal address:

Unite,Blackfriars, 4 Blackfriars Road, Glasgow, G1 1QL