Glasgow Student Shopping Guide

There are few places in the UK that rival Glasgow's shopping metropolis. With everything from designer boutiques to vintage holes, the city has it all for when your student loan lands and you want to let loose with your pennies.  

To a shopaholic looking to get their hands on the latest gear, Glasgow's 'Style Mile' situated around Argyle Street, Buchanan Street and Merchant City is an absolute paradise, boasting all the latest brands and popular outlets to conform to your needs. 

Gems are to be unearthed around the city's West End too with a whole host of market stalls, boutiques and vintage haunts to satisfy the quirkier side of you and most importantly save your money for everything else student life has to offer, and unfortunately yes, that includes paying your rent.

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Irrespective of whether you're a first time visitor to the city, a frequently returning guest or a lifelong inhabitant, our guides are essential reading for anyone looking to make the most of their time in Glasgow.

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nightlife

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eating out

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health and fitness

health and fitness

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shopping

shopping

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transport

transport

Glasgow's public transport is amongst the best in the country, with trains, buses and a subway connecting the almost the entire city. Glasgow Central is where you'll get most southbound trains to England, whilst Glasgow Queen Street generally caters for northern and easterly journeys. Buchanan…

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