Fun Things To Do In Glasgow For Students

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Glasgow is a great student city, and there are plenty of fun things to do in Glasgow when you’re attending one of the local unis. Whether you’re looking to soak up the culture or make the most of the nightlife, here are some of our favourite things to see and do in Glasgow.

Things To Do In Glasgow City Centre And Surrounds


King Tut’s

King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut is an iconic live music venue in Glasgow; in fact, it’s a piece of UK music history. The venue was established in 1990 and since then it’s hosted some of the biggest local and international live acts around. It’s said that Oasis got their big break at a King Tut’s gig, and today, playing at this famous venue is a sign that an artist has really “made it”. Head on over to King Tut’s on St Vincent Street to dance the night away at the upstairs gig venue, or enjoy Roman-style pizza in the basement Bar & Kitchen.

Super Bario

Looking for a fun, light-hearted de-stressing session? Super Bario on King Street is just the place to be. This funky venue is is Glasgow’s first arcade bar, where you can enjoy a beer or cocktail and try your hand at a variety of vintage arcade games. From Pac-Man to Pinball, Street fighter to Sega Rally, there’s something for every casual or serious gamer to enjoy.


Cosmopol karaoke bar is open 7 nights a week with free entry every night, so you and your mates can channel your inner pop idol any time the mood takes you. Booths are also available to book for private parties, where you can feel like a superstar for the evening.

What To See In Glasgow


Glasgow Film Theatre 

Get your arthouse and indie film fix at this elegant cinema. Glasgow Film Theatre is proud to be Scotland’s original independent cinema, showcasing a diverse selection of films for more than 40 years. It’s home to the celebrated Glasgow Film Festival, Glasgow Youth Film Festival and Film Hub Scotland, as well as being a year-round haven for cinephiles.

Ashton Lane

This cobbled street in Glasgow’s West End is packed with affordable attractions, including bars, pubs and restaurants at student-friendly prices. It’s also home to the famous Grosvenor cinema. A night out on Ashton Lane is the perfect way to start your weekend.

Vintage and Second-hand Markets

Looking stylish on a student budget is easy in Glasgow, with plenty of thrifting and vintage clothing markets. You can find great deals on second-hand branded items, and events like The Vintage Kilo Sale give you the chance to stock up on affordable wardrobe staples. This means you’ll have more to spend on your next night out – while looking effortlessly glam.

Glasgow Student Living


Student Accommodation to Let

Rent an affordable student flat in Glasgow and enjoy all the city has to offer, with close proximity to the local campuses and your favourite student hang-outs.

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