On Site Services & Local Supermarkets

You will be able to find our Trust shop supplied by Oaka, a Vending machines on site with snacks and drinks, nn Xbox and ping pong table in the social building, and you can also borrow Games from reception.

Buying your essentials
There are many shops within close proximity including supermarkets. Morrisons and Lidl are only an 8 minute walk from Scotway House. Shopping trolleys are not permitted on site and should be left at the supermarket. 

Important Information

Glasgow University student welfare office: 

Mr Gary Stephen
Head of Security0141 330 4282Gary.stephen@glasgow.ac.uk 
Nearest Dr, Hospital and police:

Out of hours doctors: NHS 24 out of hours dial 111​Emergency contacts: Dial 999 and ask for Fire Brigade, Ambulance, Police​
In the event of an emergency the University of Glasgow also have an emergency out of hours number, this would apply for situations where a student has gone missing, is seriously injured or in the case of a fatality 0141 330 4444.   

Car Parking

We do not have parking at this site, but travel is made easy with our instant taxi buzzer at reception. However, being in such a beautiful location, either walking or cycling is made easy. 

Here are a couple of links to tell you a bit about cycling in Glasgow​:

https://www.nextbike.co.uk/en/glasgow/locations/​ https://peoplemakeglasgow.com/cycling-in-glasgow​

Bike Storage Available

Speaking of cycling, our Bike Store is located on the ground floor. There is plenty space to secure your bike; just bring a padlock along with you, or you can buy one from the local shops 5 mins walk away.​

At Scotway House there are secure cycle racks for 114 bicycles and we recommend that you purchase a ‘D’ lock for extra security.  The cycle storage is on the ground floor and can be accessed from the front of the Scotway House building.  This storage area is access controlled and you should speak to a member of the BOHO team who can add access to your control card. Or maybe you wish to rent a bike to get around.  Students at the University of Glasgow can use 650 bikes across Glasgow for 30 minutes free each rental. The annual memberships for students and staff is free. 
Hire a Bike

Local & Airport Transport

Glasgow Taxis 0141 429 7070 or just pop down to reception and press the taxi call button and one will be with you in a few minutes.
Click below for more information and to book Airport transfers to and from Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports. 


The nearest station is Partick bus and train station.  It is just a short 3-minute walk from Scotway House across the Harbour Pedestrian Bridge.  From here you can travel anywhere in Glasgow by bus, train or underground.

Airport Transfers