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Glasgow University - Health Insurance Question

  • 10-04-2014 9:56am
    Registered Users Posts: 318 ✭✭

    Hi all,

    I will be moving to Glasgow in August to begin a PGDE. I am doing some research into what kind of Health Insurance I will need. I am currently working outside the EU and have private insurance through work.

    Are doctor visits free for enrolled students in Scotland?
    Do I need to take out private health insurance for the duration of my course?
    Any tips/recommendations?

    Thanks in advance!


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,288 ✭✭✭pow wow

    Moved to NI & GB Colleges

    As a student resident you'll be entitled to use of NHS services much like a permanent resident so GP visits will be free. There's no real need for private health insurance in the UK if you're a student. There's more information here.