Nido Boyce House is our second student residence in Glasgow. Perfectly located just a 4-minute walk from Glasgow Caledonian University and a 10-minute walk to the University of Strathclyde, it’s super easy to get to lectures.
All our rooms are designed for student life and come fully furnished, so all you have to worry about is your studies. Choose from an ensuite room in a shared apartment or a studio room complete with kitchenette, all to yourself. Whichever you go for, make the most of student life in Glasgow with our packed events calendar and social spaces. Our large common room is perfect for relaxing with friends after a full day of lectures. Equipped with a pool table, flat screen TV and plenty of comfy seating, it’s easy for you to meet your new neighbours in the building, watch the big games and beat your mates at pool! There’s also a study room with big desks, comfy chairs and loads of plug sockets to keep you charged up. Plus, the super-fast Wifi is accessible wherever you are in the building.
We want you to enjoy everything about Boyce House, so make use of our large social spaces, private study spaces, gym, private dining room with roof terrace, karaoke room, laundry facilities, on-site bike storage and a cinema room. And finally, probably most importantly, you will have access to our 200Mbps wifi which is available throughout the residence, don’t worry about bringing a lot of tech gear – you can connect up to 6 devices at a time.
Surrounded by quirky bars and cafes, lively clubs and endless shops, Glasgow provides the ultimate university experience. Nido has everything to offer at your doorstep, making it convenient to keep the right balance of study and social.
Have a look through the options below to find your favourite places to visit.
A 20-minute stroll from Boyce House is this popular restaurant offering a fusion in flavours from Korea, Vietnam & Japan, indulgent cocktails and pre-club DJs.
79 Albion Street, Glasgow - G1Bar Soba website
Winner of Scotland’s Best Burger 2016, Bread Meats Bread promises the best burgers in Glasgow. Located in the heart of the city centre, this is a great spot to go with friends.
104 St Vincent Street, Glasgow - G2 5UBBread Meats Bread website
The Gallery of Modern Art is the main gallery of contemporary art in Glasgow. Just a 15-minute walk from Nido Boyce House, this free entry gallery offers a programme of temporary exhibitions and workshops.
Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow - G1 3AHGoMA website
Head here for a brewery tour in the iconic Templeton Building on Glasgow Green. The West Brewery is a 30-minute walk from Nido Boyce House (but worth it) and also has a large bar serving a range of beers and bites to ea
Templeton Building, Glasgow - G40 1AWWEST Brewery website
Also known as the ‘Golden Z’ - referring to the three main shopping streets in the city centre - Argyle Street - Buchanan Street - Sauchiehall Street. Glasgow’s Style Mile offers a huge concentration of shops, shopping centres, high street chains, boutique shops.
For a large collection of antiques, head for the Antiques Warehouse where dozens of dealers display antique and repro furniture, art nouveau and art deco styles, pictures, porcelain, carpets, clocks, mirrors, pianos, fireplaces, jewellery….the list goes on...
121 - 127 Lancefield Street, Glasgow - G3 8HZAntiques Warehouse website
Located in the main student area of Glasgow, this local bar plays a mix of indie and electro tracks and is set-up to look like an old retro flat and very popular with students for their free entry policy.
162 Bath Street, Glasgow - G2BFlat 0/1 website
Next door to Strathclyde University and just a 10-minute walk from Nido Boyce House is the contemporary pub, The Ark Bar. Offering great deals on food and drink alongside a large beer garden, this local is frequented by most students.
46 North Frederick Street, Glasgow - G1 2BSThe Ark Bar website