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Strathclyde University Nursery

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Other Support for Parents


Being a student can be stressful enough, being a student parent can be even more to think about! Trying to organise childcare can be tricky so we've put together some information that will hopefully come in handy if you are having problems with childcare.  If you need more help or have a specific question just get in touch and we'll see what we can do for you.


You can find out information about nursery places, eligibility for fee childcare places, and other childcare related information at:

Scottish Childcare Information Service

Glasgow Family Information Service

Citizens' Advice Scotland

Strathclyde University Nursery

Childcare Scotland runs the Strathclyde University Nursery on the John Anderson Campus.  

Current daily rates are:

Staff Rate

Between the hours of 8am to 6pm

  • 0-2 years:    £44.10 daily

  • 2-5 years:    £42.20 daily

  • 3-5 years:   £40.95 daily

Student Rate

  • 2-3 years:  full time only £189.90 weekly

  • 3-5 years:  full time only £184.25 weekly

Please be aware that there is likely to a waiting list, so the sooner you get in touch the better. Priority is given to Strathclyde staff and students and to parents who already have children in the nursery.  For more details or to check availability, please contact the Nursery Manager on 0141 553 4125.

Support Charities

Parent Zone

For information on pre-school education and childcare.

One Parent Families Scotland

One Parent Families Scotland provides help to all lone parent families; mums, dads, young parents, and kinship carers. They have lots of useful factsheets and a helpline for further support: 

(0808 801 0323)

Monday to Thursday 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.

They can help deal with more complicated problems like relationship break-down, contact arrangements for your children, getting to grips with child maintenance payments, helping you sort out what money you should be getting, returning to college or university and going back to work.

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