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Student Accommodation Dundee

Study by the rugged Scottish coastline at one of the two highly regarded universities in this wonderful city. You can find a full range of student accommodation options in Dundee here on Accommodation for Students.

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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Living in Dundee as a student

Dundee is a large city in the east of Scotland and is home to the University of Dundee and Abertay University and receives over 20,000 students each year. With a vibrant student-centred community, Dundee is a brilliant place for students to live.

With such a thriving student population, accommodation prospects in Dundee are abundant. There are 17 halls of residence in the city, which involve both properties owned by the university and privately owned halls. The university typically offers accommodation in central campus locations, with fully fitted kitchens and en-suite bathrooms. Private halls in Dundee are managed by well-known companies that successfully administer student accommodation across the UK.

Private halls in Dundee offer students an excellent selection of choices, varying from a regular single room through to a larger studio flat, with access to a variety of facilities. As well as traditional halls of residence, there are plenty of opportunities for other types of accommodation options.

House shares are very popular among students of the University of Dundee who wish to move on from halls of residence and are particularly suited to groups of 4 or more people. Additionally, there are many possibilities for flats and apartments within the city centre. This kind of accommodation tends to be managed by landlords or letting agents who are experts in student accommodation and there are many in Dundee with a renowned reputation.

If you would like more information about the city you can read our online guides. If you are prepared to start your accommodation search, begin now on We have over 20 years experience assisting students in finding a place to live and we currently list a good variety of student accommodation for you to consider. You can use our website to enquire directly with the accommodation or get in touch with our team for any further support

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you going to live and study in Dundee? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.

Most students look for shared housing in Dundee from October, although there will be student accommodation available all year round. First year and international students generally start looking in January for halls of residence.
The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Dundee will cost you £70 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £120 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.
Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Dundee. This includes halls of residence, house shares, flats and apartments. You can enquire directly to your chosen accommodation or get more support through our live help team. Accommodation for Students has accommodation across the whole city including East End and Law.
In Dundee the standard length of contract is 46 weeks. However it is possible to have a longer or shorter agreement than this. Some halls of residence will only offer a 50 or 52 week tenancy agreement for example.
Yes, a selection of the student accommodation listed on Accommodation for Students will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Dundee. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.
This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Dundee halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Dundee will be £280.
All landlords and property managers in Dundee are legally required to protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. If you take care of your student accommodation you should have no problem getting your money back. You can check out some further information right here.

Dundee Universities

Dundee is home to Abertay University and The University of Dundee.