More than a Room
It's your new home

Coronavirus 2020 update: 

We have a page about specific accommodation arrangements due to COVID-19, as well as some useful accommodation FAQs. 

International and EU students: If you have to quarantine on arrival in the UK please email residences before you arrive.

And if you have any questions, don't forget to ask us, we are here to help -


Your room is a great place to start your university journey.

It is a space filled with potential and it’s your private space where you can study or kick back at the end of a long day.

All our rooms have a bed, desk, drawers and plenty of sockets. Some are en suite, depending on what you choose. 

It’s more than a room - it's your new home.


Residences & Rooms

We have the perfect room for you. Four halls and lots of  room types - from en suites to doubles, single rooms to bedsits. Find your new home here.


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How to choose your room

What can you afford? How much space do you need? En-suite or a shared bathroom? Single or double? Bike store or parking? We can help you decide.


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How to Apply

The whole application process step-by-step, how long it takes, what happens when - right through to paying your rent.


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Help for Parents & Carers

Moving away from home can be hard. You may need to help your child along the way. Here's a handy guide to help you.


Collect your Keys

You've packed and you're ready to move in, so here's what you need to do to collect your keys.


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Useful Information

Accommodation policies and handbooks, essentials like the lease and the rent, all the FAQs in one place and some handy 'How to' links.


Frequently Asked Questions

We know applying for halls can be confusing. So we've listened to your questions and prepared some answers. Remember, we're here to help you every step of the way.

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Student Accommodation

Answers about our halls of residence, from security and WiFi through to bike storage, bills and parking.

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Accommodation Application

How to apply for accommodation in detail, what information you need to give us, and what happens next.

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Accommodation Offer

Useful information about how to accept your accommodation offer, what happens if you miss the 14 day deadline, and more.

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Collecting Keys

What to do on arrival day - how, where and when to collect your keys so you can move into your new room.

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Rent & Payments

Help about paying the rent including how and when you pay, how much and where to make your payments.

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Personal Requirements

What to do about special needs, the facilities, can you share with friends, what happens at Christmas and more.

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International Students

Questions and answers to help you if you are coming to live in Abertay student accommodation from outside the UK.

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Creative - Compact - Cultured

Dundee is a city of contrasts.

It's vibrant and cosmopolitan, but also friendly, compact and affordable.

The first UK city to be awarded UNESCO City of Design status, Dundee has a rich history of innovation and creativity, and, in recent years, has become a hub for the digital industries.

(Image courtesy of Dundee City Council)

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"Britain's Coolest Little City"

The city's waterfront is currently undergoing a £1bn regeneration project. This now includes the impressive V&A Museum of Design. As a student at Abertay, you will be living in Dundee during the most ambitious cultural and physical development in a generation. 

It's an exciting time to be here.

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