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Your guide to Glasgow

By FreshSocial 03 Oct 2016

New to Glasgow? Not to worry!

We've put together a list of places and areas to check out whilst studying in the great, Scottish city...

  1. Shop til' you drop
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    For your fave high street shops, head to Buchanan Street or Buchanan Galleries. If you prefer retro/vintage gear, then try Great Western Road or else there's Prince's Square for designer stores.
  2. Nightlife
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    Sauchiehall Street is a great area to head for a night out with your mates. You'll find loads of bars and clubs with some great music. 
    Clubs/bars: O2 ABC, Nice'N'SleazyThe Flying Duck
  3. Grab a bite to eat 
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    Ashton Lane and Byres Road have an array of cafes and restaurants to tuck into with cuisine from all around the world. Try Ubiquitous Chip for a real treat. 
    Fun fact: Glasgow is one of the most vegan-friendly cities in the UK!
  4. Get cultured
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    For an interesting day out, check out Glasgow Science Centre. It has an interactive Science Mall and even an IMAX cinema inside!
    Alternatives: Kelvingrove Art Gallery, The Riverside Museum
  5. Embrace the outdoors
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    With more than 80 parks and green spaces, there are plenty of places to spend an afternoon exploring. For some beautiful scenery, head to The Botanic Gardens.
    Alternatives: Glasgow Green, Kelvingrove Park, Pollok Country Park 

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