We are a university that holds social purpose, building on our long-standing values. We are not afraid to act purposively to make a real difference in the world. Working together as a community to deliver positive change. Founded in 1881, with the objective to provide equal opportunity education, regardless of sex or religion. We were the first university in the UK to educate men and women side by side.
The University of Dundee is organised into eight Schools containing multiple disciplines, each with an associated research centre or unit.
The Schools are;
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design
Each School offers a variety of undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research courses in a wide range of subjects. Most courses are led by research, with students learning from those on the cutting edge of their discipline.
Excellent research requires excellent ideas. We have some of the best researchers in the world working for us, developing ideas that make a positive impact and difference to the lives of people, the economy and the environment.
We empower you to find the best career path with a careers service that is focused on your aspirations. Careers Advisers are available to support students at every stage of their degree and after they graduate, with one-to-one appointments, CV clinics and mock interviews on offer.
We provide many types of support for students, including financial advice, academic support, health and wellbeing support and counselling. We support you in your transition to independent living, studying and deadlines.
There are four accommodation sites on or close to city campus - Heathfield, Belmont, Seabraes and West Park. All student accommodation at the University of Dundee comprises of single occupancy bedrooms, with en-suite shower and toilet, in self-contained flats of five to ten students. Each flat has its own kitchen, dining and living space with access to the University’s fast Wi-Fi. We guarantee you one offer of University-arranged single student accommodation subject to terms and conditions for your first year of study, as long as you are a September entrant and meet the appropriate deadline. If you are a Postgraduate applicant, you must have firmly accepted an offer to study at Dundee for September entry.
Dundee’s Library and Learning Centre (LLC) comprises of four library sites as well as a virtual library. Located on city campus, Dundee’s main library offers everything you would expect from a modern university library, including a café and relaxation areas, group study rooms with the latest technology, and flexible, creative spaces.
The University has more than 750 computers for students to use on campus across its libraries, study zones and dedicated IT suites. Wi-Fi is also available throughout campus and student residences enabling students to connect to the network using their own devices. IT support is provided by the University Service Desk and is available to students seven days a week.
The University Health Service is available on campus and offers a range of health-related advice and services for students. These include a counselling service, sexual health clinics and advice on how to register with a doctor and dentist upon arrival in Dundee.
The University of Dundee’s self-contained campus offers students a home away from home in the heart of a truly diverse and inclusive city. Dundee’s vibrant night life, pubs, clubs, cocktail bars and restaurants will cater for all your tastes whether it’s a wild night out or a quiet evening with friends.
The Institute of Sport and Exercise (ISE) offers a wide range of sports and exercise with facilities including a gym, exercise studio, squash courts, 25m swimming pool, sauna, sports fields and tennis courts. ISE works closely with Dundee University Sports Union, offering more than 40 sports clubs, ranging from traditional sports like netball and golf to skydiving and Ultimate Frisbee.
Meeting lifelong friends and trying new experiences plays a massive part in student life. Grow your social circle at the University of Dundee with societies, clubs, sports and many events that will enhance your student experience. We have over 240 societies and clubs cater for all your interests and passions. From ball room dancing and Salsa to rowing, skydiving and more.
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