10 awesome places for freshers to visit in Glasgow
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Scotland’s second city is the capital’s cooler, more contemporary cousin – and is also home to thousands of culture-hungry students. From gigs to modern art, you’ll find it all here.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and MuseumWe asked The National Student writer George about his top spots in Glasgow – from botanical gardens to bars. Here are his recommendations... 1. Sauchiehall Street Now one of the main shopping streets in the city centre, Sauchiehall Street has a long history. As well as hosting a whole load of shops, in 2016 it’s a Mecca of student-centric bars and clubs – including some of the below... 2. Nice ‘N’ Sleazy The atmospheric club – affectionately known as Sleazy’s – won’t fit in many of you, but those of you who do squeeze in between its poster-strewn walls will be rewarded with food in the day and DJs all night. What more do you need...? 3. Sub Club The longest running underground dance club in the world, although it’s still pretty youthful – opening its doors in 1987, Sub Club is only just pushing 30. It can still rave with the best of them though. Some have called it Scotland’s most famous electronic music venue. Many would agree. 4. Flat 01 And this is where it starts to get truly underground. A club – in a flat, with all the amenities you’d expect from a half decent house party - resident DJs, a booze cupboard, questionable furniture. As George says: “I can see what they did there.” Party round theirs, then? 5. 02 ABC
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