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Accommodation

Standard

From £89.24 per week*

Lyon Street, Lyon Street, Lyon Street Halls Lyon Street Dundee, DD4 6RE

Located in a 2 bedroom flat, the majority of our standard rooms (with one exception) are located in a flat with 1 other room of the same type. The room contains 1 single bed, 1 wardrobe, 1 set of drawers, 1 desk and 1 desk chair. You will share a small kitchen and toilet/shower room with your flatmate.

Images and 360's are for illustrative purposes only. Your room may differ.

Lyon Street Building

Our Lyon Street residences have 125 bedrooms, divided into one, two, and three bedroom flats.

Spread across two buildings, these former private flats have been converted by Abertay, and retain the feel of a private rental, but with the perks of university accommodation.

Light, airy bedrooms have been made up as singles, twins or doubles, and all contain storage and study areas.

Lyon Street is the furthest residence from campus, but is still only ten minutes’ walk away, benefits from free, on-street public parking, and is seconds from busy Albert Street, which offers shopping and numerous public transport options.

Residents at Lyon Street have exclusive access to a large area of green space located behind one of the buildings. It is a perfect place to chill out, play games, or have barbecues with your flatmates and neighbours.

Lyon Street tends to be a bit more subdued than our other residences, mainly due to flat sizes. However, those living there find a great community spirit, and there is always something going on.

Utilities Included
Shared Kitchen
Contents Insurance
Free Wifi
0.8mi
From Abertay

Kitchen

Lyon Street flats have a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge-freezer, a hob and oven, a sink area and plenty of cupboard space for each flatmate. We also provide a microwave, a kettle, a toaster, pots and pans and trivets (for putting your hot pans on).  In some of the larger flats there is also a seating area and table.

We will provide the following in all kitchens

  • Pots and Pans
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Microwave

We will provide the following in all flats

  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Vacuum Cleaner (sometimes shared amongst flats)

Laundry

Our laundry room is located in number 10 Lyon Street, next to the mailroom and caretaker’s office. There are 3 washing machines and 3 dryers which are owned and operated by Circuit Laundry.  These are coin operated machines which costs £2.50 for a wash and £1.50 for a dry.  You have to supply your own washing powder.

 


What you will need to bring

  • Duvet, pillow, mattress cover and bed sheets
  • Plates and cutlery
  • Towels
  • Cooking utensils e.g. spatulas, wooden spoons
  • Cleaning materials
  • Toilet roll
  • Clothes hangers

If you don't want to carry your bulky duvet, pillow and mattress cover with you, you can buy a set from our online store and it will be in your room when you arrive.

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Rent

‌Included in the rent:

Internet is provided free of charge. For more information about internet provision please contact our Information Services Team.

The rent amount depends on the room type and how you will be staying with us. Full details of the different rent costs of all Abertay accommodations can be found on the 2017-18 Rent Costs.

40 weeks 51 weeks
Total £3,569.60 £4,551.24
Monthly Rate £396.62 £379.27
Weekly Equivalent
(for info only)
£89.24 £89.24
Total minus 2%
if paying in full within the acceptance period
£3,498.21 £4,460.22
2% Saving £71.39 £91.02
Prepayment of rent prior to arrival £396.62 £379.27

How to get there

‌Lyon Street is approximately 1 mile from the main University campus on Bell Street and easy to get to from all directions. If you are using SatNav then please use the address and postcode below, this will take you to the Caretakers Office at the halls.
 
Please see your Student Residences Guide for more information.
 
Lyon Street Halls Lyon Street Dundee, DD4 6RE

How to apply

1

Apply via OASIS after firmly accepting a course offer.
 

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2

Choose 5 accommodation preferences in order, 1 being your first choice

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3

Room offer emailed. Accept the offer in OASIS
 

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4

Pay your pre-payment

 

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Remember you can go to our frequently asked questions (FAQ's) page if you require further information.

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Accessibility

To notify us of any other important information, or any specific requests regarding sharing with friends or a disability, please use the ‘Special Needs/Further Information’ section. 

If a paper application is required you should contact usPlease note that paper applications will only be issued once the application is open and your offer to study at Abertay is firmly accepted. 

If you are a student with a disability of any kind please contact our Advisor to Students with Disabilities by using any of the following details:

Students Eligible to Apply

New Students/First Entrants - Students coming to Abertay for the first time regardless of what year of the course they are studying.

Allocation priority is given to new students/first entrants to Abertay University who plan to study with the institution for a minimum of 1 full academic year.
 

Semester 1 and 2 Students - Students studying at Abertay for one semester only.

(Please note we only have a limited number of rooms available for 1 semester only)

The application will show 40-week and 51-week options. Note that you are studying for one semester only in the 'Special Needs/Further Information' box and then select your choices.

2017-18 - lease dates will be as follows (please note that these dates are fixed and non-negotiable): 

Semester 1 = 27 August 2017 to 7 January 2018 (19 weeks)

Semester 2 = 7 January 2018 to 3 June 2018 (21 weeks)
 

Returning Students - Full-time students who have studied with Abertay previously and plan to continue with their studies during the coming academic year.

(Please note we only have a limited number of rooms available for returning students)

We are offering returning students accommodation in 2017-18. Please contact the Residences team for an application.

Allocation Policy

When allocating accommodation the University gives priority to new students/first entrants and to overseas students who are new to Dundee (and studying for 1 full academic year). The University's accommodation is self-catering and the majority of first year undergraduates will be housed in blocks of university flats.

You may state your accommodation preference, but while we will make every effort to match your preference, limited availability means this cannot be guaranteed. It is essential that any special needs and/or requirements are entered on the application form.

Applications will only be considered from students who are prepared to accept the terms of the Student Residences Agreement for their full period of study in the relevant academic year. This is a legally binding agreement and students should not accept the terms without fully understanding their meaning.

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