Life at Abertay

Why Abertay?

At Abertay, we're proud of our students and graduates, and we believe there's no better place to study if you're looking for a degree that helps you stand out as an exceptional candidate in an increasingly competitive job market.

Why Abertay?

A friendly and creative city near Scotland's picturesque countryside

Dundee is a city of contrasts.

It's vibrant and cosmopolitan, but also friendly, compact and affordable. As a student at Abertay, you'll be living in Dundee during the most ambitious cultural and physical development in a generation.

Living in Dundee & Scotland

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Our Campus

The University is conveniently located on a city centre campus, with all of its buildings within a quarter of a mile of each other. Shops, recreational facilities and the main bus and train stations are a short walk away.

The main buildings, Old College, Kydd Building, Student Centre and Hannah Maclure Centre are in the Bell Street complex grouped around the University's outstanding award-winning library.

Our Campus

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Student Life

Explore our accommodation, student support, library, and careers service.

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Our Residences

Explore our residences, we've got accommodation to suit a range of budgets and in a variety of locations.

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Student Support and Services

We offer an integrated range of support services covering pastoral and academic matters. Whatever course you’re studying, support is available.

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The Bernard King Library

The Bernard King Library offers four floors of open plan study space and access to printed books and eBooks, journals and specialist databases.

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Careers Service

The Careers Service at Abertay University is here to support you with vital career decision making during your studies and after you graduate.

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Abertay Sport

Sport and physical activity at Abertay University are as much a part of university life as attending lectures and tutorials. We offer a wide range of clubs from the traditional sports such as rugby and football to the more diverse sports such as triathlon and dance.


Abertay Sport

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