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Groceries & necessities

vegetables boxes in a supermarket


There are three main supermarkets within walking distance of the campus - Aldi, Tesco and Morrisons - where you'll find your basic necessities.

mushrooms, nuts and seeds packed up in a supermarket in Korea

Asian supermarkets

There are two large Asian supermarkets within the city centre - Seawoo and Chung Ying. There's also a smaller supermarket called Oaka on campus.

the green cross pharmacy sign


There's a pharmacy on High Street, just a few minutes walk from campus. There are also multiple branches of Boots within the City Centre, all of which have pharmacies in them.

Eating out


busy buchanan street - photo courtesy of GCMB

Buchanan Street

Nicknamed 'The Style Mile', Buchanan Street is Glasgow's main shopping street. It's home to Office, Kiehl's, Michael Kors and more.

exterior shot of princes square from buchanan street with lots of people walking past

Princes Square

Located on Buchanan Street, Princes Square is home to brands such as Vivienne Westwood, Joules, Reiss, Le Creuset and Ted Baker.

internal shot of the st enoch's centre, indoor stores with people walking by

Argyle Street

Argyle Street is home to the St Enoch's Centre, Debenhams and more high street names such as Topshop, River Island and H&M.

three women shopping and walking past shops on Glasgow's Ingram Street

Merchant City

Merchant City is Glasgow's Designer District. You'll find stores like Mulberry, Ralph Lauren, Armani, Cruise and more.

the barras sign

The Barras

The Barras - a Glasgow institution - is the City's indoor weekend market where you'll find a treasure trove of antiques and more!


the glasgow royal infirmary

The Royal Infirmary

The Royal Infirmary is the closest hospital to Strathclyde. It's around a 5-10 minute walk from campus and has an A&E Department for emergencies.

The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital is Glasgow's newest hospital. It's based in the South-West of the City and also has an A&E.

the new Victoria hospital in Glasgow

New Victoria Hospital

The New Victoria Hospital is based in Glasgow's Southside. There's no A&E department but it has a Minor Injuries department for non-emergency injuries.

Less than 10 minutes walk away!

an aerial shot of Glasgow Green - a large park in Glasgow city centre

Glasgow Green

Glasgow Green is the oldest of the City's parks. It's around a 10 minute walk from the campus and is a great place for a relaxing stroll on a sunny Glasgow day (yes, we do get them occasionally!).

the fountain and the People's Palace in Glasgow Green - a large fountain in front of a beautiful building

People's Palace

The People's Palace and Winter Gardens can be found in Glasgow Green. It's home to a collection of photographs, film and objects that document the lives of Glasweigans in the past and present.
glasgow cathedral - a large church building in Glasgow

Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral - arguably one of the City's most beautiful churches - is around a five minute walk from campus. It's also built on the site of where St Kentigern, or Mungo, is thought to have been buried in in AD 612.
an exterior shot of the oldest house in glasgow, a yellow sandstone building on cathedral street

The oldest house in Glasgow

The oldest house in Glasgow, also known as Provand's Lordship, is located just two minutes from the top of our campus. It was built in 1471 as part of St Nicholas's Hospital by Andrew Muirhead, Bishop of Glasgow.