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Dear future residents, I would like to share my experience from Blackfriars in Glasgow, as I think my views will help you to decide your next home. First, the location is one of the greatest advantage - close to the city centre, the University of Strathclyde and the University of Caledonian, while there are ways (underground, train, bus) to go at the University of Glasgow. Second, the room (en-suite) has a big desk that makes studying more comfortable. Also, there is enough space for storage. For example, I store my luggages under the bed. Third and perhaps the most important: if you have any problem, the team management cares about it. I had a bad experience with noise (one of my flatmates used to play loudly music) and I feel much obliged to the whole Blackfriars Team, and especially the support that I have received from Ryan (the Sales Manager) on solving this issue. I definetely reccommend Blackfriars. All the best, I

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By member663531
On 4th November 21

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Most helpful review

Dear future residents, I would like to share my experience from Blackfriars in Glasgow, as I think my views will help you to decide your next home. First, the location is one of the greatest advantage - close to the city centre, the University of Strathclyde and the University of Caledonian, while there are ways (underground, train, bus) to go at the University of Glasgow. Second, the room (en-suite) has a big desk that makes studying more comfortable. Also, there is enough space for storage. For example, I store my luggages under the bed. Third and perhaps the most important: if you have any problem, the team management cares about it. I had a bad experience with noise (one of my flatmates used to play loudly music) and I feel much obliged to the whole Blackfriars Team, and especially the support that I have received from Ryan (the Sales Manager) on solving this issue. I definetely reccommend Blackfriars. All the best, I

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By member663531
On 4th November 21

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th November 21

Dear future residents, I would like to share my experience from Blackfriars in Glasgow, as I think my views will help you to decide your next home. First, the location is one of the greatest advantage - close to the city centre, the University of Strathclyde and the University of Caledonian, while there are ways (underground, train, bus) to go at the University of Glasgow. Second, the room (en-suite) has a big desk that makes studying more comfortable. Also, there is enough space for storage. For example, I store my luggages under the bed. Third and perhaps the most important: if you have any problem, the team management cares about it. I had a bad experience with noise (one of my flatmates used to play loudly music) and I feel much obliged to the whole Blackfriars Team, and especially the support that I have received from Ryan (the Sales Manager) on solving this issue. I definetely reccommend Blackfriars. All the best, I

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Reply from Blackfriars
On 5th November 21

Thank you very much for your feedback of which we very much value from our current residents to help us better ourselves as a company and also helps to give our new students looking for accomodation in the furture.  We are delighted that you are happy and having such a great experience at Blackfriars of which we welcome gratefully.  Thank you as well for mentioning our team in that we care, as this is something we pride ourselves on is that we are here for our students/residents and we want to create a great experience for each and everyone one of them.  Thank you again and wish you all the best.  The Blackfriars Team


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd October 21

I mean it’s located in the center of the city , so it’s a good place to live in. Also the facilities here are good.

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Reply from Blackfriars
On 25th October 21

Hi There, thank you for giving us your feedback and glad you are enjoying the facilities at Blackfriars.  Your reviews are important to us.  Many thanks The Blackfriars Team


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 20th September 21

The staff is amazing! They help you with everything! The rooms are small, but clean and enough! The kitchen and flat common room is nicely designed. The general common room for everybody is unfortunately too small. It has a table tennis and 3 sofas. It is just enough for a small group. The yard is nice and there are some seatings available, but not for everybody. Maybe there can be added more in the future. The accommodation is located near the University of Strathclyde and next to the High Street Station. With a short walk you are in the city center.

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Reply from Blackfriars
On 20th September 21

Hello 

Thank you for leaving a review for Unite Students Blackfriars! 

 

We are thrilled to hear about the positive experience which you have had with our Blackfriars property and we're happy to hear that you are happy with your flat. We understand that the common areas at Blackfriars have potential to be better and this will be something the site team will be concentrating on now that our check-in period is over. We would like to hear from students about what they would like to see in the common areas so please visit the site team or email us on glasgow@unitestudents.com if you have any recommendations and we'll see what we can do! 

 

We hope you are looking forward to the rest of your stay! 

 

Steven 


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 14th September 21

You will have everything you need for a student life (except an on-site gym). The staff is very nice and welcoming. It is a really friendly environment …

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Reply from Blackfriars
On 20th September 21

Hello 

 

Thank you for leaving a review for our Blackfriars property in Glasgow! 

 

We are happy to hear that you found everything you needed on-site at Blackfriars. Our staff are all well-versed in the Glasgow area and what is nearby so if you ever need recommendations for gyms or other facilities then please let us know. Please remember that a lot of Glasgow universities have their own gym facilities, so if you are looking for one then you may find it at your university! We are also glad to hear you enjoyed speaking with our site team as we specially select our staff to make sure this happens! 

 

Kind regards

 

Steven


Student Review: 2 /5
By On 12th April 19

Wifi is crap. Halls are dirty and not cleaned for arrival. They lie when they show you the 'show rooms' on open day. Crap managment and cold showers.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 9th January 17

Ignored the reviews and decided to stay here. Dont know where to start, zero effort in matching flat mates with similar interests etc. Its very boring and most people keep to themselves. The halls consists probably of 90% foreign students and there doesnt seem to be much mixing. The fact you have to pay this year way over the months rent (which means you dont pay the last two months) is ridiculous as it makes it so expensive. Also dont get a room on the side of the building facing Aldi as nobody on this side gets sunlight and youll find it hard waking up and find yourself falling asleep a lot in the afternoon.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 17th March 16

What can I say, but if you want to know what it would be like to stay in a monestry in a graveyard in the desert, then this is the place for you. 'social area' consists of a few chairs and a ping pong table with the staff at reception watching you, but at least the WiFi is reasonably good because you will spend most of your time sitting in your room because its so fantastically quiet.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 3rd October 15

Pretty good private halls, located a couple of minutes walk from the nearest uni buildings, but the common room is crap. there's not much talk between flats so far which is a bit weird. WiFi is great and it's pretty decent value for money.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 10th April 15

no effort to match you with flatmates with similar interests so it's really just pot luck. Good value for money although lacking in storage space

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