Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is situated on the River Clyde in the country’s West Central lowlands. If you are planning to move to Glasgow. You will be happy to know that it’s famous for its architecture, art and culture, which means you are going to have so much fun living there. The Gaelic meaning behind Glasgow is a dear green place, which justifies because you will see many green spaces all over the city. Well, you can go for a long walk, and explore lovely gardens and beautiful rivers, listening to “What a wonderful world.” Are you excited already? Imagine how amazing it will be for you when you will reach to your Dream city.
I will tell you a few facts about Glasgow, You can be lucky to see trees that are about 330 million years old, twice as old as dinosaurs in Fossil grove, victoria park in Glasgow. The Glasgow tower holds the Guinness world record for tallest fully rotating structure in the world because It can rotate 360 degrees, Don’t worry if you are moving halfway across the globe to Glasgow to study abroad, Read some tips which will help you for sure.
1) ENTRY IN GLASGOW
You should apply for your visa up to 3 months before your course starts, the process usually takes around 3 weeks. Any student who is coming to the UK for longer than 6 months must get Entry Clearance from their home country, and if not longer than 6 months, then you should have Short term student visa.
The most common student visa is TheTier 4. he Tier 4 application requires – unconditional offer from the University,
– confirmation of acceptance of studies (CAS) letter
– criminal background check from the student’s country
– biometric information
– and proof of existing savings, the amount of which is dependent on the length of the study.
2) ACCOMMODATION IN GLASGOW.
You have decided the University you are going to study from, You know about how beautiful this city is, you have already made the bucket list, right? But what next? How are you planning to stay in the city?
Students can either choose to live in on-site university halls, which usually include a private bedroom, shared bathroom, kitchen, and living area with other students. It’s a good option. If this is your first year at the University, but University halls are expensive compared to privately rented accommodation. If you want to stay in private housing, There are few things which you will have to ensure before booking because once you choose your place, you will eat, sleep, and study there. It should make your life easy because staying can be a bit difficult sometimes if you are not entirely aware of the city, and above all, your private student housing rules. Read all the facilities it provides- including Wi-fi, Furnished or unfurnished, livable spacious, payment pattern, distance from your University, if bills are included in the rent, It will make your stay more comfortable. Well, staying there will undoubtedly make you independent and confident.
Glasgow has its large public transportation system called SPT, which can be convenient for you because it includes a bus system and a subway system as well. The main bus terminal in Glasgow is Buchanan bus station. Clockwork Orange – Glasgow’s underground railway system runs around just 15 stations in a continuous circle, is recognised as the world’s third underground railway after the London Underground and the Budapest Metro. There are two main railway terminals in the city- Central station and Queen Street station and The city has two international airports within 45 minutes travel from the city centre – Glasgow Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport.
4) PLACES YOU CAN VISIT IN GLASGOW-
Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, The Glasgow Necropolis, The Corinthian, Kelvingrove Art Gallery And Museum, Britannia Panopticon, Fossil Grove, The Barras market, The Waverley, The Mackintosh Trail, Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre, Botanic Gardens And Kibble Palace and the list goes on and on!
Students often visit England rather than Scotland and mostly in London.
You get hundreds of student accommodation options in london.