Dundee is a picturesque Scottish city which plays host to two excellent and internationally-known universities. The University of Dundee, named Scottish University of the Year in The Times Good University Guide 2016, is known throughout the UK for the quality of its courses – both undergraduate and postgraduate. In addition to the University of Dundee, Abertay University provides high-specification career-oriented courses, providing students with everything they need to succeed in the modern economy.
Compact and easy to navigate, Dundee is brimming with outstanding shopping, dining, nightlife and sport, while easy access to the countryside provides a sharp contrast between vibrant, urban Scotland and the serenity and beauty of the hills and valleys.
Whatever you’re looking for from your University Experience, Dundee can provide it, but don’t wait too long to make your booking – our luxury student accommodation in Dundee fills up fast!
As we noted above, Dundee is home to two excellent universities – the University of Dundee and Abertay University. This makes the city a hot spot for students, and has led to a diverse, thriving city with a vibrant student population, with lots to see and lots to do!
It’s easy to get from our student accommodation in Dundee to wherever you need to go – a compact, well laid-out city, Dundee is easy to get around by bicycle or on foot, while a well-maintained high-quality bus fleet provides reliable, quick and affordable transport around the city. Dundee buses are equipped with low floor entry for easier boarding, and a fleet of new hybrid electric buses with inclusive wi-fi mean you’ll never have to disconnect for long.
Just a few minutes’ walk from our Dundee student accommodation, the rail station provides regular services to a range of destinations across the UK, including Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, so getting home or making a day-trip to another city is a breeze!
If you fancy a bit of shopping, there’s a choice of two shopping complexes: Overgate and Wellgate shopping centres, which are stocked with a wide range of shops and brands, while the city centre and high street are host to a variety of independent stores, including boutique fashion and high-spec independent cafes. The high street connects the two shopping centres, creating a district of wonderful shopping and dining for you to explore!
Once you’re done shopping, you’ll be looking for entertainment, and that’s another place where Dundee really shines. Whether you love music, comedy, drinks or dancing, this city has plenty for you to enjoy! Thanks to the stylish redevelopment of the Waterfront, this area has a spectacular offering of cocktail bars, music venues and independent bars. If you’re a music lover, locals always recommend Clarks, and on a cold winter’s night, Mennies – sometimes called The Speedwell – is the perfect tonic, with a gorgeous Edwardian interior and warm fireplace.
If you’re looking for somewhere to dine, you’ll find whatever you want in Dundee, where local cuisine like Arbroath Smokies meets international specialities, in a myriad of cafes, takeaways and restaurants.
Being a coastal city with a rich fishing heritage, the seafood is particularly good, while a range of farm shops and farmer’s markets provide the best of the best of local ingredients to those who want to try them. In a Waterfront diner, you’ll enjoy a spectacular view while you eat, and it’s perfect whether you’re celebrating with friends or settling in for a more intimate meal just for two.
Our luxury student accommodation in Dundee gives you a base to experience all this and more – but don’t wait to enquire, they’re never available for long!