Want to make the best of your student days in Glasgow? Study and live in style at our spacious and contemporary Nido Student St James accommodation. Located in the University District of the city, Nido Student St James is home to 416 students every year. Just a 3-minute walk to The University of Strathclyde, you will find everything you need while living with us! We offer the best we can from an indoor & outdoor gym, 24-hour security, excellent wifi to plenty of social spaces. Get to know Nido St James better and take a look at a full list of the facilities below.
We know that you need a space for your friends and a quiet corner for those exam days – we’ve got you covered with our social and study areas. Walk through the ground floor and you’ll find a gym, screening room, games area, quiet study rooms, laundry facilities and plenty of comfy lounge spaces.
Not only that, we’ve got some bonuses you can enjoy like our new yoga studio, gaming rooms, cosy TV rooms, a library, group study rooms and a private dining room. You will also have 200Mbps wifi available throughout the residence with the ability to connect up to 6 devices at a time! Have a need for more internet speed? Let our team know and we’ll let you know how to make that happen.
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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 mere 15-minute walk from Nido St James 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 St James, 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 20-minute walk from Nido St James (but worth it) and also has a large bar serving a range of beers and bites to eat.
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 5-minute walk from Nido St James 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