West Park Villas, 319 Perth Road, Dundee, DD2 1NN

Sanctuary Students West Park Villas are located around two kilometres from the main University campus along the main Perth Road in the west-end of Dundee. 

All inclusive bills
Common room
Free broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
On-site laundry
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
En-suite double and single bedrooms
24-hour maintenance

Pricing & Room Information

Room Type From
Standard En-suite September to June

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

Deposit

There is no deposit payable for students at West Park.

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 En-suite

Ensuite rooms are brilliant value and are fully furnished with either a standard double bed or a single bed and an en-suite bathroom.  If your offer states Standard room – Double Bed – you will be allocated a room with a double bed. If your offer states single bed you will be allocated a room with a single bed.

All inclusive bills

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

Common room

A common room is available for West Park Villas residents.

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

Sanctuary Students West Park Villas offers purpose-built student accommodation for 160 students. The Villas are only a 15 minute walk from the centre of Dundee where you will find a great range of restaurants, bars and clubs as well as excellent shopping.

Flats are arranged in a cluster of 10 en-suite bedrooms for single occupancy. The majority of rooms have standard double beds, but there are some ground floor rooms that have a single bed and a larger en-suite. Your offer will state which you have been allocated. Each bedroom comes with a bed, a private en-suite bathroom, storage and study space. Each flat comes with a well-equipped kitchen and some flats also have a lounge area. You’ll have access to the shared kitchen with your own lockable cupboard. 

We have a limited number of parking spaces available at The Villas. You can purchase a permit from our main office at Heathfield.

You’ll also have access to our spacious common room with large-screen TV and games console plus private study booths; creating the prefect private study-zone!

Bills, contents insurance, security, maintenance and Wi-Fi are all included in your rent, so you can rest assured that these are taken care of.

Floor Plan

Example bedroom at West Park Villas in Dundee

 

Standard En-suite

Ensuite rooms are brilliant value and are fully furnished with either a standard double bed or a single bed and an en-suite bathroom.  If your offer states Standard room – Double Bed – you will be allocated a room with a double bed. If your offer states single bed you will be allocated a room with a single bed.

Have a look around

 

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

Location

 

From the Botanic Gardens and Observatory, to the great selection of local pubs and restaurants, West Park Villas are in a great location to see the best of Dundee.

It takes approximately 20 minutes to walk to the main University of Dundee campus, however if you don't fancy the walk there are regular buses that stop right outside West Park that will get you there in no time. Once you get to campus, as well as the academic buildings, you will find the sports complex, swimming pool and Student's Union. The City Centre is also easily accessible on foot or by local transport, where you will also find the main train station.

Nearby locations to West Park flats

 
 

Additional Information

Our accommodation is typically available for new 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.

Find out more about the application process on 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 West Park Villas 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 the Citizens Advice Scotland.

Apply 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.

West Park Residents' Guide (PDF 2.3MB)

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

Limited on-site parking is available to permit holders. Permits are sold on a first come first served basis and are available from Sanctuary Students: 01382 383111, please contact this number for terms, conditions and pricing information. Please note that there is no parking available to guests and visitors.