How to register with a GP

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All students should register with a general practitioner (GP) in relation to the postcode area of their term-time address. Most health centres are open Monday-Friday (0830 – 1230), (1330 - 1800). The following 3 pieces of identification are usually required:

1) University of Strathclyde Student Registration Card or letter confirming your course

2) Flat/rental agreement letter

3) Passport.

If you require support registering with a GP, please contact:

Student Health Service, Level 4, 

Graham Hills Buidling, 50 George Street. G1 1QE


t: +44 (0) 141 548 3916


If you are living in University Accomodation or within Glasgow City Centre  the closest GP surgeries are The Parade Group Practice  (0141 531 8970)  and  Townhead Medical Practice (0141 531 8940) at Townhead Health Centre, 16 Alexandra Parade,
Glasgow, G31 2ES.

Student Registration for GP Services

If you are a student and live in  university accommodation, and/or also stay within the following post code areas G1, G2,G3,G4, G11, G12, G20 G21 and G23 Townhead Health Centre can accept you on to the Practice list.

Registration can be completed at the practice in person or application to register can be made online. Please remember to bring identification with you when you first attend the practice.

You are advised to register as soon as possible and not wait until you are unwell. This may delay your medical treatment, as we will not have access to your previous medical records and/or history.

To register online visit here


For health information or to find services in your area contact:

NHS 24

t: 111


NHS Inform

t: 0800 22 44 48