Best Locations for Student Accommodation:
- West End
- Perth Road area
- Town Center
Average rent is around £295.00 pp pmonth for accommodation outside the city centre but if you choose to live in the city centre average rent can increase up to £400.00 pp pmonth.
There are a number of excellent bus services that provide great transportation around the city and to the university campus including National Express, Scottish City links, Stagecoach and Travel Dundee. Dundee is served with two railway stations in the city centre. Firstly, the Tay Bridge Station, which is located near the Waterfront and secondly the Broughty Ferry station which is located in the east of the city.
Cycling has become an integral part of the city and now with major cycle routes to the University and a number of other areas in the city, this has become a popular aspect of a student's university life.
Parking and Permit Information:
Permits are available for residents. There is a further implementation that the permits allow which is to park in the nearest car park to where the permit is registered with no time limit and no further payment required
Living in Dundee
Dundee lies near the River Tay and is situated between Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Dundee is a fairly small city in comparison to those that are situated nearby. However it combines the benefit of a small friendly city with a great range of attractions and activities.
The Students' Union has a great variety of events that run throughout the week making it an exceptionally popular social venue. However, there are also a number of other venues that tend to be popular with students as some of these also run student nights in the week. Liquid and Envy Club is located in the heart of Dundee and is a very popular club with students. Fat Sams and The Doghouse are two other popular social venues in Dundee.
There are several popular shopping locations. The main shopping centre in Dundee is the Overgate Shopping Centre, which is situated very close to the university campus and has a number of well-known High Street shops. There are also a number of shops in the main High Street in Dundee as well as City Quay, Murraygate and Wellgate Centre. Furthermore, if you would like to experience some shopping further afield in Scotland, Edinburgh and Glasgow are about 60-90 minutes away.