Student Life in Dundee

Eating out

Dundee city centre offers a superb choice of restaurants and cafes, whether you're heading to the city to look for the perfect place to dine with your family and guests or you're simply looking for a bargain brunch with your course mates, there is plenty on offer to suit all taste buds.

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Overgate shopping centre

Overgate shopping centre houses over 60 shops, cafes and restaurants. Located in the heart of Dundee's vibrant city centre, students are guaranteed to find everything they need all in one place.

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The Wellgate shopping centre

This three storey shopping centre boasts another counterpoint for high street purchases, with a range of retail outlets for fashion, lifestyle and food, students won't walk away empty-handed.

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With live music, indie beats and electric sounds located in the heart of the city centre you and your Uni friends will have plenty to choose from. Liquid nightclub, located on South Ward Road, is a popular student destination, with cheap drinks on offer and a buzzing party atmosphere, you and your friends will have a blast!

If you're looking for a few tipples, head to some of Dundee's finest establishments, Brauch bar, Couture and Jute Cafe bar.

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Top places to visit

Camperdown Wildlife Centre

Located within the beautiful Camperdown Country Park, the centre is home to over 50 species of animals, birds and reptiles. There is always plenty going on here throughout the year, lots of educational and fun activities for all ages.

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Farmers markets

The farmers markets are a delicacy across Dundee city centre. Discover the wealth of foodie delights and local produce including a range of seasonal fruit and vegetables, meats and seafood. The local stallholders will even share some of their favourite cooking tips to help you in the kitchen.

Student accommodation in Dundee

To help you make the most of student life in Dundee, our student accommodation is conveniently located within walking distance of the city centre. Our three properties are within easy access of Dundee train station, the Overgate shopping centre and the University of Dundee itself as well as many pubs, clubs and eateries. Find out more about our student accommodation in Dundee and book a room today.