About the University
The University of Dundee is a research institution located in the Scottish city of Dundee. It is a 'redbrick' university, founded in 1881 as part of the University of St Andrews.
It is ranked within the top 300 universities internationally according to four major international rankings (2018) and holds a TEF Gold Award. It also ranked 1st in the UK in 2016's Times Higher Education 150 under 50 Rankings.
Times Higher Education Rankings
Guardian Academic Rankings
The university has a number of student residences spaced around the city. All halls of residence are self-catered and en-suite.
On campus there is a range of specialist laboratories and facilities in each department. Students also have access to libraries, state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces and a range of on-campus amenities.
The Dundee University Students' Association provide advice and advocacy to students. They also manage a broad range of societies for students. 50 sports clubs are run by the university for students including Gaelic football.
Dundee is a friendly and vibrant city, named the best place to live in Scotland by The Sunday Times in 2019. A wealth of small shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and attractions make it a fun place to live, explore and study. The city sits on the banks of the River Tay on the east coast of Scotland.
Margaret Fairlie (gynecologist), B.C. Forbes (journalist and founder of Forbes magazine), Sir Robert Watson-Watt (engineer), Johanna Basford (illustrator)