Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats, Mount Pleasant, Dundee, DD1 4HD

Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats offer student living right in the centre of the university campus and is ideally located within a few minutes’ walk of the university facilities and the city centre.

Great location
All inclusive bills
Free broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
On-site laundry
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
En-suite bedrooms
24-hour maintenance

Pricing & Room Information

Room Type From Properties
Standard Single En-suite September to June Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats
Premier Single En-suite September to June Belmont Tower

For more information on fees, visit the University of Dundee website:

Deposit

There is no deposit payable for students at Belmont and Heathfield Flats.

Houses in Multiple Occupation

These buildings are regulated according to Scottish Housing (HMO) legislation which ensures a high safety and management standard. As part of this, the flats are regularly inspected by the local authority and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

Residence Fees are payable according to the University payment guide.

For international students the University of Dundee have partnered with Western Union so that students can securely send international wire transfers in their local currency.

Standard Single En-suite

Single rooms are brilliant value and are fully furnished with a single bed and en-suite bathroom.

Premier Single En-suite

Premier rooms are larger and have the added benefit of a larger en-suite and additional storage. They are fully furnished with a single bed.

Great location

Perfectly located on the main University of Dundee campus!

All inclusive bills

Your weekly rent is all inclusive meaning you won't have to pay any extra bills.

Free 10MB broadband

Super-speedy WiFi in your bedroom and throughout the building means you're always connected.

On-site laundry

On-site laundry facilities.

Free contents insurance

You’re protected by contents insurance from Cover4Students which covers your possessions for free.

On-site security and CCTV

You’re safe and sound with our 24 hour CCTV.

En-suite

Your very own private bathroom so you can sing in the shower as much as like!

24 hour maintenance

24 hour caretaker and maintenance support means we’re on-hand to fix a fault at all times of the day and night.

 

Property Overview

Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats offer similar accommodation and are the perfect location for being the centre of university life in Dundee. This accommodation is directly on campus which means you’ll have the added benefits of being adjacent to the University sports hall, tennis courts, swimming pool, main library and Students’ Association.

Belmont Tower is made up of a four-bedroom flat and ten eight bedrooms flats; each with a fully equipped kitchen with separate dining area. Balfour Flats is adjacent to Belmont Tower and has two floors. Each floor has 13 bedrooms with two fully equipped kitchens per floor.

Bedrooms in Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats offer a spacious room with single bed and private en-suite bathroom in flats of either four, six, seven or eight students. Each bedroom benefits from a desk and plenty of storage. Our premier rooms have additional storage and a dressing area. All rooms have en-suite shower rooms.

In addition, the all-inclusive bills cover contents insurance, maintenance, security and Wi-Fi, offering you peace of mind in your new home.

Floor Plan

Example bedroom at Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats in Dundee

 

Standard Single En-suite

Single rooms are brilliant value and are fully furnished with a single bed and en-suite bathroom.

Premier Single En-suite

Premier rooms are larger and have the added benefit of a larger en-suite and additional storage. They are fully furnished with a single bed.

Have a look around

Use the 360 degree, virtual tours below to see a typical flat and shared areas:

Location

 

Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats are located in an ideal location for students at the University of Dundee. The residences are right in the heart of the campus and only a few minutes walk from all of the main campus teaching buildings.

Being on campus, residents will be able to make the most of everything the University has to offer. This includes the sports centre, Students Union, swimming pool, tennis courts, library and a mini-supermarket.

If that's not enough we are also located in the fashionable West End, right on the edge of the city centre. We have two theatres and a range of pubs, clubs and restaurants right on our doorstep.

 

 
 

Additional Information

Our accommodation is typically available for new starting undergraduate and postgraduate students. Once the student has accepted their place with Dundee University information on how to apply is sent via email from the University Admissions and Student Recruitment Department.

For further details about the booking process, please see the University of Dundee website.

The University provides a Wi-Fi service in all bedrooms and kitchen/lounges and there are also network connections in all bedrooms. These services provide full internet and email access plus access to all of the campus computing services, subject of course, to the University's acceptable use policy.

The moving day information for Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats can be found on the University of Dundee website.

Your agreement with the University is for the full period and if you choose to move out before the end of the tenancy, or if your occupancy is terminated as a result of a breach of discipline, you will still be responsible for paying your rent up until the end of your tenancy. However, if a replacement University of Dundee student can be found by you and is approved by the University, they may take over the tenancy. You will need to pay your rent until the replacement tenant has moved in.

Useful links

Find your nearest National Health Service (NHS) Doctor or Dentist on the NHS 24 website.

If you need free legal advice, please contact Citizens Advice Scotland.

Applying for your student visa.

UK Border Agency

UKCISA - UK Council for International Student Affairs

Guide to Culture Shock

UK Student Life

University of Dundee

Handbook

Your handbook contains all the essential information you'll need to know when you move in with us.

Belmont Residents' Guide (PDF 2.29MB)

Tenancy Agreement

A full contract will be available to download from the University website once you accept your agreement.

TV licence

If you are bringing a TV to watch live TV, or if you receive or record live TV programmes on any other device, such as a laptop, you will need a TV Licence. You won’t be covered by your parents’ licence. Our TV licences only cover the TVs that we provide, for example in common rooms and lounge areas.

From September 2016, you’ll need a TV license to watch the BBC iPlayer.

For more information and to buy your licence, visit the TV Licensing website. There are a variety of payment plans available.

The TV licensing authorities recognise that most students do not need the final three months of a TV licence as you leave the accommodation during the summer. You may be able to receive a refund for this period, provided that you don’t need your licence again before it expires.

If you do not have a TV Licence but you receive or record live TV you could face prosecution from the TV Licensing Authority.

Insurance

The University of Dundee has arranged contents insurance for you with Cover4insurance; at no extra cost. For more information and to check your policy details, please refer to the Cover4insurance website.

Parking

On-site parking on the University campus is not available for students unless they have a disability and hold a blue badge. In addition, there is no parking available to guests and visitors.