student housing Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

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 ...

Housing crisis looms as University refuses to accept responsibility

8th September 2023

The Glasgow Guardian speaks to students still unable to secure accommodation at the beginning of the academic year. As the academic year begins, students are still struggling to find accommodation. The housing crisis has steadily worsened over the last few years, all while the University refuses to commit to a cap on student numbers or ...