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Glasgow Caledonian University

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Address: City Campus | 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 OBA, Scotland

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Modern Uni for Established city

I found the university buildings very clinical,angular and modern looking compared to the characteristic Victorian style buildings of Glasgow. Surprisingly it seems to work and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've loved studying at GCU, the teaching staff are brilliant and very supportive. I love being involved in the SA and making many new friends through it! Lovely place.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I am a student at GCU since September 2014 and I really like it there :) great atmosphere, good place for independent study as well as group study or even just hanging out with class mates :) all staff is really nice and helpful :) I feel very valued at GCU.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I found the university buildings very clinical,angular and modern looking compared to the characteristic Victorian style buildings of Glasgow. Surprisingly it seems to work and new mixes well with old. The campus buildings are on the other side of Buchannan Street Bus Station.

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Charlottetown
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Basic group apartments with slightly more comfortable than usual beds. Not the cleanest dorm setting but if you need supplies to do it yourself, the cleaning staff are easily found taking breaks on the benches. If you stay longer than a week they will change your sheets once and towels twice. They show up once to wipe the sinks in... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I have to say having visited this University just what an attractive group the part time first year LLB Class are.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
90 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Caledonian University is my favorite university in Glasgow. Student facilities are great, excellent staff, great libraries and lounge places, no wonder this university was ranked 2nd in the UK for international student satisfaction. I especially love student association building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I attend glasgow caledonian university and study nursing. I find the university both warming, contemporary and student friendly. I would highly recommend you to study here.!

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Larkhall, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

The uni is fab and in an excellent location, it's directly across from Buchanan bus station, a 5 minute walk from queen street station and a ten minute walk from central station. There are lots of cafes on site, about 1 in every building. They are pretty cheap and offer a wide range of foods and drinks throughout the day.... More 

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Kilmarnock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Enjoyed my time here as a mature student and found the course interesting. I would recommend return to study to anyone who wants to change direction. I had be made redundant and found the challenge of going back into education stimulating, interesting and it made it easier to find work.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

having studied here , I have to say its one of the best unis in glasgow , central for every thing with the city center a 5 min walk away , the library on campus is widely stocked and the range of subjects available to study is very wide ranging as well as an ex law facility student , I... More 

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