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21 Brown Street, Dundee, DD1 5EF

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8 mins walk to Central Dundee

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Lovely flat a walking distance from the Dundee University Campus
Lovely flat a walking distance from the Dundee University Campus
Lovely flat a walking distance from the Dundee University Campus
Lovely flat a walking distance from the Dundee University Campus
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Blackness Road, DD2 1RS

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13 mins by public transport to Central Dundee

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Sleeperz Hotel Dundee
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2 South Union Street, Dundee, UK

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9 mins walk to Central Dundee

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Bright, Modern Flat Close to University
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Scott Street, DD2 2AH

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21 mins by public transport to Central Dundee

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Scott Street, DD2 2AH

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21 mins by public transport to Central Dundee

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King Street, DD5 1EY

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21 mins by public transport to Central Dundee

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Blackness Road, DD2 1RU

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14 mins by public transport to Central Dundee

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Scott Street, DD2 2AH

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16 mins by public transport to Central Dundee

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Perth Road, DD2 1AN

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2 Johnston Street, Dundee, DD1 1PJ

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5 mins walk to Central Dundee

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Tait's Lane, DD2 1DZ

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17 mins by public transport to Central Dundee

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Cleghorn Street, DD2 2NJ

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15 mins by public transport to Central Dundee

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Student Accommodation in Dundee

Booking Dundee student accommodation with Casita offers a convenient experience. Our dedicated team of housing experts is at your service, assisting you in finding the perfect student room that ticks all your boxes. Whether you're seeking a single room, shared accommodation, or something more unique like a penthouse or quad, our comprehensive selection of Dundee accommodation has you covered. With the added advantage of 24-hour bilingual support, booking your student accommodation with Casita guarantees a hassle-free process.

About Dundee

The coastal city of Dundee, UK, is the 4th largest city in Scotland; it’s located along the north bank of the beautiful Firth of Tay. This small city is quickly establishing itself as one of the most vibrant cities in Scotland. Here, you will witness contemporary culture at its best, mixed with breathtaking architecture. Dubbed “Scotland’s Sunniest City," the weather in Dundee is much drier than in the rest of Scotland, which makes it perfect for outdoor activities. 

Dundee is truly a university city where both Dundee University and Abertay University are located, in addition to various other local schools and colleges. Dundee’s population is just over 150,000, with 20% being students, making it a young, vibrant, and intellectually driven city. Living in Dundee as a student will be a rewarding and unique experience.

For sports fans, Dundee is home to two professional football teams, Dundee F.C. and Dundee United, as well as many sporting facilities and activities. Dundee was awarded the UK’s first UNESCO City of Design back in 2014, displaying the cultural and design merits of the city. 

Best Places to Stay in Dundee

Dundee has plenty of neighbourhoods and areas for students to call home during their study period. The best places to live in Dundee include the West End.

West End

The West End is a charming and sought-after locale that encapsulates the city's vibrant spirit and rich history. Known for its distinctive architecture and tree-lined streets, the West End exudes a welcoming atmosphere. This area is home to diverse independent boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and cultural attractions, creating a dynamic blend of modern amenities and traditional charm. With its proximity to the University of Dundee and other institutions, the West End is a popular choice for students.

Dundee Student Accommodation

Casita offers a variety of Dundee accommodation, including:

  1. The Old Mill

This student accommodation in Dundee offers students fully furnished studios and shared apartments. The Old Mill also offers plenty of facilities and services, including Wi-Fi, 24/7 security, a games room, laundry facilities, and a communal social room. The property is ten minutes away from the University of Dundee.

  1. Peterson Hall

Being only four minutes away from the University of Dundee, Peterson Hall is quite the choice for students staying in Dundee. It offers single, studio, and en-suite rooms that are fully equipped with everything you might need during your stay. The property also features various amenities, such as Wi-Fi, all-inclusive bills, contents insurance, an on-site gym, and a swimming pool, among others.

Cost of Living in Dundee

The cost of living in Dundee is generally lower than in other major UK cities. It is about 10% lower than the national average. Here’s a breakdown of the expenses in the city:

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Monthly Cost (GBP)

Off-Campus Accommodation

430

On-Campus Accommodation

460

Utilities (Electricity, Water, Gas)

172

Groceries

172

Transportation

42

Food

290

Clothes and Entertainment

94

Transportation in Dundee

Dundee offers a well-structured transportation network that facilitates seamless movement throughout the city and its surroundings:

  • Buses: An extensive bus network operated by Xplore Dundee covers the city and nearby areas, providing convenient access to different neighbourhoods and attractions.

  • Cycling: Dundee promotes cycling with dedicated bike lanes and routes, making it an eco-friendly and healthy mode of transportation.

  • Rail: Dundee's train station connects the city to major destinations across Scotland, allowing for efficient regional travel.

  • Walking: The city's compact size and pedestrian-friendly layout make walking an easy and enjoyable way to explore Dundee's attractions.

  • Taxis and Rideshares: Taxis and rideshare services offer flexible, door-to-door transportation options.

International Students in Dundee

Dundee is a popular destination among international students, attracting over 5,000 students from over 100 countries studying at the University of Dundee and other institutions in the city. International students are drawn to Dundee for its affordable cost of living, friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and excellent universities. 

  Country

2019-2020

2020-2021

United Kingdom

16,945

17,095

China

780

630

India

230

265

France

155

160

Germany

155

155

Ireland

145

170

Italy

145

140

Nigeria

120

165

Bulgaria

110

135

Spain

105

125


Life in Dundee

The city is an excellent place to live for students with its employment rate, diversity, and affordable housing. It’s also a city full of culture and a great place to work, as proven by The Sunday Times, which named Dundee the Best Place to Live in Scotland. Studying in Dundee has also proven to be a great choice, with the University of Dundee being named the 2020 University of the Year for Student Experience, according to The Sunday Times and The Times Good University Guide.

Student Events in Dundee

Dundee's cultural calendar is a vibrant tapestry woven with a variety of festivals and events that cater to different interests and passions, ensuring there's always something captivating to experience:

  • Dundee Science Festival: This annual event celebrates the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, workshops, and talks, engaging people of all ages in the world of discovery.

  • Dundee Literary Festival: Book lovers unite for this event, where renowned authors, poets, and thinkers gather for readings, discussions, and literary exploration.

  • Dundee Food and Flower Festival: A treat for the senses, this festival presents a delectable array of food, horticultural displays, and entertainment, capturing the essence of Dundee's culinary and floral diversity.

  • Dundee Dance Festival: Bringing movement and rhythm to the forefront, this festival hosts performances, workshops, and events celebrating the art of dance in all its forms.

Dundee Tourist Attractions

Dundee has a lot to offer. Dundee’s well-known landmarks, tourist spots, and attractions include anything from parks and open spaces to museums and art galleries. In Dundee, there is a place for you to enjoy whatever may interest you! Also, students can enjoy various free things to do in the city:

  1. Discovery Point

Discovery Point is a captivating maritime museum in Dundee that pays homage to the city's illustrious shipbuilding history. The museum's centrepiece is the RRS Discovery, the ship that carried Captain Scott and his crew on their famous expedition to Antarctica in 1901. Visitors can explore the ship's interior and learn about the challenges and triumphs of the expedition through interactive exhibits.

  1. Glamis Castle

Nestled near Dundee, Glamis Castle is an enchanting historic site that exudes grandeur and charm. Known as the childhood home of the late Queen Mother, this majestic castle boasts a rich history dating back over 600 years. Visitors can tour opulent rooms filled with intricate tapestries, paintings, and antique furniture, experiencing the lavish lifestyle of the aristocracy. The castle's stunning architecture and well-manicured gardens offer a picturesque backdrop for exploration. 

Shopping and dining at the Old Town Centre are also some of the best things you can do in Dundee.

Universities in Dundee

As a city with a significant population of local and international students, Dundee is home to many top-ranked universities and world-renowned institutions. Casita has options for student accommodation near the city’s universities; check some of them out below!

  1. University of Dundee

  • We have Dundee student rooms that are less than a 15-minute walk from the university.

  • The campus is surrounded by transport links, restaurants, and coffee shops.

  • A 15-minute walk will take you to the scenic Slessor Gardens.

  • International College Dundee is right next to the university’s main campus.

  1. Abertay University

  • All our student accommodation options are right next to campus, less than a ten-minute walk away.

  • The university is surrounded by takeout restaurants, transport links, and coffee shops.

  • The iconic Meadowside St. Paul's Church is a ten-minute walk away.

  1. Dundee and Angus College

  • A short bus ride from our accommodation options will take you to this college.

  • There are several bus stops nearby for your convenience.

  • Make sure you check out the Dundee Museum of Transport, just a short ride away from campus.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

When should I start looking for student accommodation in Dundee?


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Starting your search for student accommodation, the earliest possible is recommended. The earlier, the better. Also, Casita is there to help you with most of the steps: the room type, the amenities provided, the location, and the proximity to your university.


When should I book my accommodation for the September intake?


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Securing student accommodation should be done around six months before your intake. Book your student room in Dundee between January and March.


Are there short-term stays in Dundee?

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Yes, but you should check the availability of your student accommodation of choice during your desired period. You can also refer to a Casita accommodation expert to help you find accommodation that accepts short-term stays.

How much rent does a student pay for student accommodation in the city?

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The average monthly cost for student accommodation in the city, specifically a single room, is around £400. Depending on the provider, other room types, like en-suite rooms or studios, may cost more.

How do I pay for my student room in Dundee?

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Payment can be made via net banking or through your debit card. We also have our own payment portal at Casita, where we can assist you with the entire payment process. 

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