Housing costs for students in Glasgow

Glasgow follow up on┬áHousing costs for students in Edinburgh - again not cheap. A summary for each provider is available here (pdf). Data Data is for the next academic year where known. Rents are per bed ie twin occupancy counts as two beds where numbers are shown. Not all providers give numbers per type of … Continue reading Housing costs for students in Glasgow

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Glasgow student accommodation sources

Providers Collegiate (2) http://www.collegiate-ac.com/uk-student-accommodation/glasgow CRM Students (3) http://www.crm-students.com/crm-accommodation/glasgow Downing Students (2) http://www.downingstudents.com/student-accommodation/glasgow Fresh Student Living (7) http://www.freshstudentliving.co.uk/location/glasgow Glasgow (10) http://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/accommodation/ Glasgow Caledonian (1) http://www.gcu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/accommodation/ Glasgow School of Art (2) http://www.gsa.ac.uk/life/accommodation/ Homes for Students (4) http://www.wearehomesforstudents.com/student-accommodation/glasgow IQ Student Accommodation (1) http://www.iqstudentaccommodation.com/student-accommodation/glasgow Nido Collection (1) http://www.thenidocollection.com Sanctuary Students (0) http://www.sanctuary-students.com/student-accommodation/glasgow Strathclyde (10) http://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/accommodation/ Student Roost (3) http://www.studentroost.co.uk/locations/glasgowContinue reading Glasgow student accommodation sources

Housing costs for students in Edinburgh

"Student housing is Edinburgh is very expensive", "Not another student residence [being built]" were recurring themes as I accompanied Ann Henderson in her successful campaign to become Rector of the University of Edinburgh. I decided to take a wee look at the evidence by systematically tabulating the data from providers' websites. Largely not cheap! A … Continue reading Housing costs for students in Edinburgh

Edinburgh student accommodation sources

Providers Collegiate (3) http://www.collegiate-ac.com/uk-student-accommodation/edinburgh CRM Students (2) http://www.crm-students.com/crm-accommodation/edinburgh Downing Students (1) http://www.downingstudents.com/student-accommodation/edinburgh Edinburgh College (1) http://www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk/Student-Life/Accommodation Edinburgh Letting Solutions (1) http://www.elsstudents.com Edinburgh Napier (3) http://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/accommodation Edinburgh Student Housing Co-operative (2) http://www.edinburghcoop.wordpress.com Fresh Student Living (2) http://www.freshstudentliving.co.uk/location/edinburgh Heriot-Watt (10) http://www.hw.ac.uk/uk/edinburgh/accommodation.htm Homes for Students (2) http://www.wearehomesforstudents.com/student-accommodation/edinburgh IQ Student Accommodation (3) http://www.iqstudentaccommodation.com/student-accommodation/edinburgh Nido Collection (1) http://www.thenidocollection.com Prime Student … Continue reading Edinburgh student accommodation sources

Bikes move in Ss not Zs

I love cycling in Edinburgh - way quicker than car or bus specially with an electric assisted bike. There are some oddities: The Dublin Street - Queen Street interchange constrains cyclists to turn thru 90 degrees twice bounded by railing and sharing with pedestrians (red arrows). A fair few skip past it squeezing past tram … Continue reading Bikes move in Ss not Zs

Maiden speeches – flowers of Scotland

My MP Tommy Sheppard MP starting with the benefits of my local university to the need for social justice and all without notes in a wide-ranging cracking speech. Joanna Cherry QC MP Look to your consciences and remember that the theatre of the world is wider than the realm of England Mary Queen of Scots. … Continue reading Maiden speeches – flowers of Scotland