Dundee

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Dundee

Dundee is a coastal town in eastern Scotland on the Tay Estuary. It is a small but very beautiful city, with different historical sites to visit. In addition, from Dundee, you will be able to travel to other cities in the country easily, such as Edinburgh, St Andrews and Glasgow, for example.

Despite being a small town, this Scottish town is lively and welcoming. Its universities receive thousands of local and international students every year, so the young environment is usually very dynamic, with various activities and events to enjoy in the city.

Looking for student accommodation in Dundee? One fact that you have to take into account is that landlords seek to rent their apartments or rooms as soon as possible, so young people usually look for it well in advance. If you wait until the last minute to search, it will probably be more difficult for you to find accommodation that meets all your preferred characteristics.

Student apartments for rent in Dundee

If you are looking for a student apartment in Dundee, you have to know that what you will find most are studio apartments with a capacity for one or two people (ideally a couple). In these flats all the facilities are for you, that is, you will not have to share the common areas, the bathroom or the kitchen. However, keep in mind that the cost of these flats is usually higher than those shared between several students since in the latter all the expenses are divided between those who live there (both the cost of rent and that of the utility bills).

For reference, the price of a Dundee studio flat averages £ 2,750 per month, but can also go up to £ 3,630 per month. Remember that the cost depends on the characteristics of the apartment and the location in which it can be found.

Student room for rent in Dundee

Renting a room in a shared flat is often the preferred accommodation option for young Erasmus and this is also the case in Dundee. The main reason is that it allows you to save on the cost of rent (which is usually cheaper than a complete apartment) and on the price of monthly utility bills. However, another important reason is that when you rent a room you share a flat with other students who are in the same situation as you, making the experience more fun.

The cost of rooms in shared flats in Dundee ranges from £ 420 and can go up to £ 960 per month. 

Student accommodation in Dundee

In this section, we will tell you which are some of the most chosen neighbourhoods to live in by international students who come to Dundee to live their Erasmus experience.

Apartments for rent in the centre of Dundee

This neighbourhood is very convenient for students, as this is where most of the entertainment venues most frequented by young international people, such as bars, restaurants, nightclubs and shops, are located. In addition, most of the buildings where the university classes are held are located near the centre.

West End Apartments

The West End neighbourhood is located just west of Dundee city centre. If you choose it to live, you will be very close to the city's universities, which is why it is usually an area highly chosen by young people who move to Dundee to live their Erasmus experience.

Room for Rent in East Marketgait

East Marketgait is located east of Dundee city centre, just a few minutes from it. There are several shops and places to spend your free time here, such as one of the most important ports in the city and Baxter Park.

Erasmus accommodation near Dundee University

The following are the institutions that receive the most international students every year in Dundee:

University of Dundee

This university has a main campus that is located next to the city centre, towards the west, in which are the different departments and the faculties. The University of Dundee also has other buildings in the city that are further west, where the Botanical Garden and some of the sports facilities are located. Also, the Faculty of Medicine has a building and hospital in the Ninewells area.

Abertay University

All the faculties of this institution are located on the central campus. Here are all the buildings, which also include the rest of the university facilities, such as the library and study rooms.

University residence in Dundee

Dundee universities offer several places for international young people in their residences, so if you prefer this type of accommodation you can request one. Of course, keep in mind that the price of residences is usually higher than renting a room in a shared flat, so many students opt for the second option.

Frequently asked questions about studying in Dundee

How much does a student room cost in Dundee?
The cost of rooms in shared flats in Dundee ranges from £ 420 and up and averages around £ 500 per month.
How is student life in Dundee like?
There are several universities here, so there is a fun and dynamic young atmosphere. In the city, there are different pubs, bars, and discos that you will be able to enjoy at night. Also, the student union organizes many activities and events for young people, so there is always something fun to do.
How to find cheap student accommodation in Dundee?
From Erasmus Play we make it easy for you. First, enter the search engine and set your budget and the dates of entry and exit. Second, filter between the characteristics that are important to you, viewing the locations and prices of the accommodations on a map and a listing. Finally, make the reservation online and safely when you find the ideal apartment or room for you, if you wait too much you might lose it to other students going to Dundee.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Dundee?
The cost of living in this Scottish city is high, but depending on your lifestyle you can make it more or less economical. Calculate that your monthly budget has to be around 800-900 pounds between rent, food, and some entertainment.
Why go on Erasmus to Dundee?
In Dundee you will be able to immerse yourself in the Scottish way of life, getting to know the culture, the people, and the local gastronomy. Here you will also improve your English a lot, both by talking to local and international students.

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