Student city guide to Dundee

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Situated on the Tay estuary, Dundee has miles of beautiful coastline, beaches and hills surrounding it. Home to two universities and some 20,000 students, it has a vibrant student scene and includes one of the UK’s top medical schools.

The city is home to its own Victoria & Albert Museum designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. This impressive building on the waterfront celebrates Scotland’s equally impressive design heritage – gaining the attention of the Wall Street Journal who ranked Dundee among its top 5 'Worldwide Hot Destinations' in 2018.

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A great place to live for arts fans, Dundee hosts a summer blues festival and several film festivals. With all the natural beauty surrounding the city, it’s a great base for scenic adventures too.

Our popular student accommodation Parker House hosts regular social events and is a 5-minute walk from both the University of Dundee and Abertay Universityy. A gym, lounge and laundry room are among the facilities found on site.

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