Student Accommodation in Dundee

This friendly waterfront city has more sunshine hours than any other city in Scotland and boasts a vibrant nightlife and arts scene that is a complete rebirth from its industrial past. Known as the ‘city of discovery’ Dundee is steeped in history, yet is unquestionably young at heart. The city is also undergoing a period of incredible transformation, including a £1 billion waterfront project that connects the city with its historic riverside.

Dundonians are renowned for their hospitality, in fact a recent poll found that Dundee has the friendliest people living there, as well as the cleanest air; this sunny city clearly has a lot going for it, not to mention a lively music scene. British rock band Snow Patrol met at the University of Dundee and formed their band, playing their first gigs in local pubs. If you wanted to escape the buzz of the city, then you’ll find stunning beaches and countryside right on your doorstep.

Top 5 things to do in Dundee

  • Get the team together for a few rounds of paintballing at Battlefield Live Dundee
  • The Auld Tram is an original Dundee Horse Drawn Tram, now serving as a Coffee and Sandwich bar!
  • If you love Live Music, head down to the Reading Rooms
  • The Braes – the local watering hole for students with rooftop view across the city
  • Discovery Point – soak up some history and have a look round the famous polar expedition vessel RRS Discovery

Universities in Dundee

University of Dundee

Address: Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4HN

Telephone: +44(0)1382 383000

Students: 14,900

Complete University Guide League Table: 31st

Campuses: Dundee

Fact: The University of Dundee has been named Scottish University of the year in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 and are in the top 20 universities worldwide.

Abertay University

Address: Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG

Telephone: +44(0)1382 308000

Students: 4,000

Complete University Guide League Table: 99th

Campuses: Abertay

Fact: Abertay was the first university in the world to offer a computer games degree

Dundee College

Address: Kingsway Campus, Old Glamis Rd, Dundee, DD3 8LE

Telephone: +44(0)1382 834 834

Students: 23,000

Complete University Guide League Table: N/A

Campuses: Arbroath, Gardyne and Kingsway

Fact: Dundee College is one of the largest colleges in the country

St Andrews University

Address: St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ

Telephone: +44(0)1334 476161

Students: 10,745

Complete University Guide League Table: 5th

Campuses: Fife

Fact: St Andrews University is the oldest of the four ancient universities in Scotland.