Glasgow University has rolled out a series of measures to help students living in their residencies after a coronavirus outbreak on the sites. 

Students living in university-owned accommodation will be given a four-week rent rebate "in recognition of the difficult circumstances" they have been hit by.

The rent-rebate will apply to all students in residencies, regardless of if they have been forced to self-isolate.

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More than 600 students are self-isolating across the residencies, after at least 124 students tested positive for coronavirus. 

All students in Glasgow University residencies will also be given an additional £50 to help them cover food deliveries while they self-isolate. 

Mobile food outlets will be invited to come to the residencies to help those isolating access food during this time. 

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Food parcels will be delivered to those who need them. Clothes washing materials and fresh bedding and towels will also be provided to students in flats that are isolating. 

A statement from the university addressed students and added: "We understand how difficult and stressful this situation is.

"We are here to support you through it. We have a range of resources to support your mental health and well-being which you can access here.