Kelvinhaugh Residences FAQs

Posted 1 year ago

(Cairncross House, Kelvinhaugh Gate, Kelvinhaugh Street)

Got a question about Cairncross House, Kelvinhaugh Gate or Kelvinhaugh Street? Check out our FAQs for the latest info and advice.


Can I look around a typical room before I decide to accept?

Can I arrive before the start of my contract?

Where do I collect my keys?

Is there a car park attached to the Residence?

What do I need when living in halls?

Can I bring my bike?

Can I bring my own TV?

Is bedding provided?

Location and Travel

What is the residence address?

Where can I find travel directions?

How close is the Residence to the University?

How close is the residence to Glasgow city centre?

Is there a bus that goes to the University from the residence?

How can I get to Glasgow International Airport?

Are there medical facilities near the residence?

What is the surrounding area like?


How do I contact the main site reception?

Is there an emergency contact number?

Is there anyone available out of office hours?

What assistance is available in the residence?

Is there a laundry on site?

My Room

What size are the beds?

When will I receive my room number and address details?

Will an inventory be carried out on my room / flat?

Will there be flat inspections during my time in residence?

Is Internet/WiFi available in the room?

Do I need to take everything out of my room at Christmas and Easter Holidays?

Can my friends stay overnight?

What happens if I lose my keys?

What happens to my mail/parcel delivery?

How do I report a repair?

What am I responsible for cleaning?

How can I find out what the Block Halls Insurance Policy covers?

What if I want to move room or to a different site?

Can I extend my stay over the summer months?

My Kitchen

Does the residence have student cooking facilities?

Are cooking utensils, crockery supplied?

How can I recycle my waste?

Accommodation Fees

How do I pay my accommodation fees?

Are utilities included in the fees?

More questions?

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