West Park Villas

Located centrally between the City Campus and Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, West Park Villas accommodates 160 students, from the UK and around the world

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Located centrally between the City Campus and Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, West Park Villas accommodates 160 students, from the UK and around the world

Opened in 1996 there are 16 ten-bedroom flats, approximately 1.5km west of the main campus, adjacent to the Western Cemetery and Harris Academy Secondary School, in a residential area. Each of the flats has its own fully fitted kitchen with dining area and a common room is available on site for the benefit of all residents. Most single bedrooms are supplied with a double bed while others are in a format suitable for disabled students and have a standard sized single bed.

In your kitchen

Our spacious modern kitchens provide plenty of 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, dishcloth and cleaning materials.

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

In your bedroom

Your en-suite bedroom has all the space and furniture you'll need. This includes:

  • Most rooms have a double bed with mattress. Some rooms have a single bed. (Your offer will tell you the size of your bed)
  • 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.

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

Resident support
We have a team of staff and students available to help

Shared kitchen for ten

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

Utilities included
Your water and electric bills are included with the rent

Internet included
Free superfast WiFi in all flats

Limited permit parking
West Park has a limited number of permit spaces, with access via a gate. To buy a permit, please contact Sanctuary reception during Freshers' Week. Permits are sold on a first come, first serve basis

  Walk Cycle Bus Distance
City Campus 23 min 6 min 12 Mins
[5] or [73]
1.2 miles / 1.9 km
Ninewells 32 mins 13 mins 12 Mins
[5] or [73]
1.5 miles / 2.4 km
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Essentials and shopping

West Park Flats and West Park Villas are located in a residential area around one mile from the main campus and one and a half miles from Ninewells Hospital and Medical School.


  • Spar
  • Sainsbury's Local
  • Boots
  • Perth Road Shopping (West)
  • Botanic Gardens


  • City Campus
  • DUSA | The Union
  • DUSA Premier Shop
  • Nethergate and Perth Road (East) Bars / Restaurants


  • Overgate Centre
  • Argos
  • Costa
  • Greggs
  • Starbucks
  • Tesco Extra
  • Nando's
  • Boots
  • New Look
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