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Belmont Tower incorporates Balfour Flats, it is located centrally on the main campus, yet is only 10 minutes walk from the city centre.

Belmont Tower

Belmont Tower accommodates 80 students within 10 self-contained flats. Each flat has 8 bedrooms (6 Premier and 2 Standard). Each flat has its own fully fitted kitchen with dining area.

Balfour Flats

Balfour Flats comprise two floors (raised up on stilts). Each floor accommodates 13 students (all Standard rooms) and each floor has 2 kitchens with dining areas. Balfour Flats are the closest accommodation to the Students’ Association, and would suit students looking to take full advantage of the vibrant programme of student activities.

In total Belmont Tower & Balfour Flats accommodate 106 students from the UK and around the world.

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In your kitchen

Our spacious modern kitchens provide plenty space for cooking, dining and socialising. They come furnished with:

  • Cooker
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Two Fridge-freezers
  • Plenty of cupboards
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Mop & Bucket
  • Dining area

You'll need to bring

Plates, bowls, cutlery, pots and cooking utensils, dish cloth and cleaning materials.

You can get all of these things in local supermarkets, but your new flatmates might have already brought somethings which they're happy to share. 


In your bedroom

Your en-suite bedroom has the space and furniture you'll need

  • single bed with mattress
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Wastepaper basket
  • Bookshelf
  • Mirror
  • Noticeboard
  • Wired internet connection (in addition to the superfast WiFi)

You'll need to bring 

Bedding: Sheets, pillows and duvets can easily be bought at supermarkets and department stores in Dundee, or you can bring them from home.

Alternatively you can buy a bedding pack (with duvet, pillow, fitted sheet, pillowcase and duvet cover) from Sanctuary Students for £30. See our Before you arrive page for more suggestions. 


Features and Facilities


Secure self-serve laundrette. £2.20 per wash, £1 per dry


Limited Personal Contents Insurance included for residents

Bike Storage

Lockable bike storage available at each site


Shared kitchen for eight


All rooms are en-suite with shower, toilet and wash hand basin

Utilities Included

Your water and electric bills are included with the rent

City Campus On Campus On Campus On Campus 0.4 mile / 0.6 km
(to furthest edge of campus)
Ninewells 55 mins 20 mins 11 Mins
[5] or [73]
2.6 miles / 4 km

Weekend Parking Only

Weekend parking permits are available for students to park in University car parks. You can apply once you are a student via our car parking page


Essentials & Shopping

The City Campus is a ten minute walk to the majority of city centre shops. Plus with the opening of the new Seabraes Pedestrian Bridge it's now just a 10 minute walk to Tesco Extra. The DUSA Premier Shop provides essential shopping right on campus, and the independent local shops of Perth Road are just a fifteen minute walk from your door.

 Up to 4 mins walk

  • DUSA Premier Shop
  • DUSA College Shop
  • Nethergate and Perth Road (East) Bars / Restaurants
  • Tesco Express
  • Lidl

 Up to 8 mins walk

  • Overgate Centre
  • Debenhams
  • Topman / Topshop
  • Tesco Extra
  • Nandos
  • Boots
  • New Look

 Up to 15 mins walk

  • Marks & Spencer
  • Sainsbury's Local
  • Perth Road Shopping (West)
  • Wellgate Centre
  • City Quay

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