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5 minutes’ walk from the University of Strathclyde and next to the Merchant City quarter, Blackfriars is a friendly community of 520 students. We’ve got free ping pong and even space to park your car.
4 Blackfriars Road, G1 1QL
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FREE Cancellation

We know your plans may change, so all bookings come with a seven day cooling off period. Also, if you don’t get a visa or expected grades after that date, you can cancel your booking for free. T&Cs apply.

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Your safety and security is our priority – with staff on-site ready to assist, CCTV, a 24 hour call centre, and support via our MyUnite app.

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High-speed Wi-Fi, contents insurance, electricity, heating and water – all included in your rent payment. And with a fixed rent for your whole stay, you don't have to worry about rising energy costs or changing your budget.

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Just five minutes’ walk from the University of Strathclyde, and next door to the exciting Merchant City quarter, Blackfriars is one of our most popular choices for Glasgow student accommodation.

With 520 students calling it home, Blackfriars has a sociable atmosphere that’s perfect for settling in. So whether you choose an en-suite room in a flat you share with others, or you have a studio all to yourself, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to meet new people.

The ground floor common room is ideal for unwinding by yourself or with flatmates. It’s furnished with a free ping pong table, as well as comfy sofas and a TV.

Location is everything here at Blackfriars. You have an Aldi supermarket and the High Street rail station within two minutes’ walk. Walk north for 15 minutes and you’ll reach Glasgow Caledonian University; go south for the same amount of time for the wide open spaces of Glasgow Green. And with Merchant City nearby and Sauchiehall Street a 20-minute walk away, you’re in the perfect place for this city’s amazing nightlife.