Postgraduate admissions policy

As a Postgraduate, you are guaranteed an offer of accommodation if:

  • You are PGT or PGR new to study at the University of Glasgow and do not require family accommodation;
  • Your online accommodation application for the September intake is received by 5pm on 22nd August in the year of entry to University;
  • You have met your conditions of study by 22nd August in the year of entry to University;
  • You are studying for the full academic year, commencing in September in year of entry.

N.B. If your study period is January to January, room options may be limited and you may be required to move residence in June.

We cannot guarantee accommodation for:


We may be able to offer family accommodation to those students who apply early, on a first come first serve basis if you meet all of the above criteria.

Returners or Later Year students

There may be a limited number of rooms that become available as the allocation process proceeds. These rooms will be allocated on a first come first served basis determined by the date the application was originally submitted.

Note about insurance offers

If you have University of Glasgow as your insurance or clearing choice, you will be able to apply for accommodation once you have firmly accepted an offer of study at the University. If this is after the deadline date, we will offer accommodation to those who apply in date order if we have availability.