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Exclusive: Glasgow student housing costs soar as University’s property income rockets

18th February 2024

The Glasgow Guardian has seen exclusive data obtained by the Scottish Green Party through a Freedom of Information request (FoI) which indicates exponential increases in student accommodation costs against a backdrop of £26.7mn income for the University in the 2022/23 academic year.   The data indicates that the average cost of University accommodation has increased by ...

SRC criticise University’s plan to raise rents

21st February 2023

The student representative council has released an open letter calling the University’s plan to raise rent in University-owned student accommodation by 9.5%, calling the increase a “shocking imposition”. The rise in rent was, according to the SRC letter, brought on by the University benchmarking its rent prices against those of privately owned accommodations- which typically ...