Accommodation

Student Apartments

By BzSarah 02 Feb 2016

How close is the Hall to the University?

Student Houses are close to campus on Hillhead Street and Gibson Street - only a 2 mins walk from the Main Building. Student Flats on Southpark Terrace are also only a 2 mins walk away and at Park Circus Place about 10-15 mins walk away.

What is the emergency contact number?

The office telephone number is (0141) 330 6182. 
Security at the Main Gatehouse (0141) 330 4282.

Is there anyone available out of office hours?

After 5pm there is always a Senior Resident available to help with any problems. 

Are there medical facilities near the Hall?

The Barclay Medical Centre is located on Campus in the Fraser Building.

What am I responsible for cleaning?

You are responsible for your own room and you are also expected to contribute to the cleaning of the kitchen and shower/bath areas.

Does the residence have student cooking facilities?

Yes, you will be allocated a kitchen for use on your arrival. 
Fridge/freezers, cookers, microwaves and electric kettles are provided in each kitchen and one locker/cupboard (some can be locked using a padlock) per person is supplied.

Are cooking utensils, crockery supplied?

Not in Student Houses but basic crockery and cooking utensils are provided in Student Flats.

Can I bring my bike?

Not advisable as we do not have secure storage areas for bikes.

Is there a car park attached to the Hall?

No, parking is very difficult and permits for street parking are expensive.

Is there internet/ WiFi in the room?

There is an internet connection point and a Wi-Fi kit in every room. You will receive information regarding connection after your arrival. Internet charges are included in your rent.

Can I bring my own TV?

Yes, but it must be fitted with a correctly rated fuse, correctly wired plug and a cable in good order. Students must obtain their own TV license http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk for more details.

What is the surrounding area like?

Student Apartments are very close to the library, main University, Student Unions, the Stevenson Building and Byres Road.

Do I need to take everything out of my room at Christmas and Easter Holidays?

No.

Can my friends stay overnight? 

Yes, under certain conditions. Permission must be obtained from the Senior Resident. An "overnight registration form" must be submitted to the Senior Resident. Maximum stay is 3 nights and the guest should bring a sleeping bag. Overnight guests are not allowed in twin rooms.

What happens if I lose my keys?

You must let staff at the Student Apartments Office know asap. Try to avoid carrying your keys with anything that would identify your address. A charge will be made for the replacement key.

What happens to my mail/parcel delivery?

Mail is delivered to individual addresses and not to the office.

Will I have to share a room?

The majority of first years will have to share.

Anything else that would be useful for me to bring?

Warm clothing for the winter months.

BzSarah is part of the browzer.co.uk team and plays the saxophone.
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