Collegelands is an area slightly further to the East of the city and it, as the name suggests, appeals mainly to students although there is also a big proportion of young professionals! Strathclyde Uni is based nearby and there are some shops and bars although it tends to be mainly residential. High St overland train station is nearby.
The flats here are mainly 2 and 3 bedrooms, generally offered furnished and slightly more basic, in comparison to properties in the Merchant City, in terms of their presentation. There are a number of new build developments as well as old converted warehouse conversions. Rents tend to start from £450 pcm for a 1 bed, 2 beds from £600pcm, 3 beds from £750 pcm.