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English school in Glasgow

Glasgow School of English

English school in Glasgow

Glasgow School of English

Glasgow School of English

Our partner school is located in the centre of Glasgow, just 5 minutes' walk from both the central train and bus stations. On the 2nd floor of a modern-style building, the course centre includes 10 very well-equipped classrooms. You'll also find a computer room with internet and multimedia programmes to reinforce the classes, free Wi-Fi and a variety of books, CDs and DVDs available to students. The school regularly provides newspapers and magazines that you can read while relaxing in the common room, which also has a vending machine for hot drinks and a cold water dispenser. The excellence of its courses and the quality of the teachers make this an excellent option for learning English in Glasgow.

School Highlights

Glasgow School of English
English school in Glasgow
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Key points

  • Exceptional city and a great cultural presence
  • High performing school and quality academic programmes
  • Accommodation options with a good quality/price ratio
  • Varied visits and excursions in and outside of Glasgow

School facts

Available exams:
School size:
Disabled access
Free Wifi

Student facts

Minimum age:
years old
Average age:
years old
Maximum students in class:


IALC partner agency
esl ialc partner agency accreditation
British Council
esl british council accreditation
English UK partner agency
esl english uk partner agency accreditation

Student nationalities

      Saudi Arabia


ESL schools guarantee the same excellent standards for accommodation as they do for teaching. We take great pleasure in helping you find the most suitable accommodation for you.


Host family


By staying with a Scottish host family, you'll practise English every day and make fast progress. In addition, the daily contact with the people will teach you about the local customs and lifestyle. In pleasant, safe neighbourhoods, at a distance up to 60 minutes by public transport from the school, host families provide single rooms, shared bathrooms and half-board. The school maintains close relationships with host families who are visited on a regular basis in order to ensure the comfort of the international students.

Dobbies Point residence (ages 18 and over)

ESL Languges Dobbies Point residence Glasgow School of English

This residence is located just a 15-minute walk from school, and offers single rooms with small double beds with private en-suite bathrooms. The accommodation is self-catered, with a shared kitchen/lounge equipped with cooking equipment and a TV. Bedding is provided, but students will need to bring their own towels. Laundry facilities are available for a fee, but students are responsible for cleaning their own room and common areas. Free wifi is available throughout the building. There are several additional amenities for students to enjoy. A communal student lounge with pool table and tennis table, a cinema room, a gym, and study rooms are available for use. The property also has outdoor rooftop and ground level terraces with plants and seating, perfect for relaxation and socializing.

Willowbank Residence (ages 18 and over)

ESL Languages Willowbank residence Glasgow School of English

Stay in a traditional building in the West end of Glasgow, just a 20-minute walk from the city centre and your school. You will be placed in a single room in a cluster of two to three rooms. You will have access to a shared kitchen — the property is self-catered. Each bedroom has a small double bed, wardrobe, desk and chair with drawers, under-bed storage, shelves, and an ensuite bathroom. Bed linen will be provided upon arrival, but students should bring their own towels — both can be cleaned for a fee using the onsite facilities. There is a weekly cleaning service of the kitchen and common areas, but you’ll be responsible for keeping your own space clean. Between classes, you can take advantage of the social atmosphere in the onsite shared spaces, including a common area with multiple games, a cinema room, a study room, a gym, and a small meditation room.

Why choose our accommodation

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Guaranteed Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation can be stressful. That’s why we guarantee that we’ll find the perfect housing option for you before you even land in your destination.

Convenient Transport

Our accommodation is hand-picked to make sure your journey to the classroom is as safe, reliable, and smooth as possible.

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Safer and more comfortable

All of our accommodation options are rigorously screened to ensure you know exactly what you’re getting when you make the choice to book your program.