East Shore is just a 15-minute train ride to the University of St Andrews and the town centre. Living here you will be just a small train ride away from the town centre, right in front of the sandy beach. East Sands Leisure Centre will be right opposite your place offering you the best activities you wish to try.
St Andrews town is on the east coast of Fife in Scotland; 10 miles south-east of Dundee and 30 miles northeast of Edinburgh. St Andrews has a maritime climate, which is a bit mild despite its northerly latitude. St Andrews houses numerous landmarks, such as the tower of Holy Trinity, St Andrews Castle, West Sands Beach, St Rule’s tower’s top, where you can view the cathedral grounds, and the Museum of the University of St Andrews. These attractions are considered a guaranteed fun time among university students residing in St Andrews.
The University of St Andrews, that is the third-oldest university in the English-speaking world, is in the town. It is also ranked as the third best university in the United Kingdom after Oxbridge. The university manages various institutions, including three colleges (United College, St Mary's College, and St Leonard's College) and 18 academic schools organized into four faculties. United College includes students in the faculties of arts, sciences and medicine; St Mary's College is responsible for students studying in the Faculty of Divinity, and St Leonard's College for postgraduate studies. The four academic faculties are Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Divinity, Faculty of Medicine, and Faculty of Science. St Andrews created and improved student exchange partnerships with universities all around the world.
Transporting around the small town is easy; since the town is central, walking and cycling are the easiest methods. To reach other towns in Fife, you can use the Stagecoach bus station located near the town’s centre.