The Chaplaincy is a friendly and relaxing place, welcoming students and staff of all faiths and none. Our Coffee Bar is a good place to enjoy lunch during term time.

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Welcome to the Chaplaincy Centre.  Whoever you are and wherever you come from, the Chaplaincy is there for you. We are situated right in the heart of the main University campus in Cross Row. The Chaplaincy Team is led by Rev Dr Fiona Douglas, University Chaplain. Our services and resources are available to students and staff of all faiths and none.

You don’t have to be religious to visit the Chaplaincy Centre, it is a relaxing and friendly place for all.

Our facilities include:

  • the Chapel
  • a Coffee Bar, for excellent snacks and light lunches – sit in or takeaway (term time only)
  • library
  • quiet room
  • and meeting rooms, most available to book free of charge for staff and students (contact Jill for more details)

Upcoming events

University Opening Service
Thursday 7 October 12:30
A service in the Chapel followed by buffet lunch.

Margaret Harris Lecture on Religion
Wednesday 27 October 18:00 - 19:00
Professor Anthony Reddie will deliver a lecture entitled ‘The Sacred Tasks of Black Religion – Speaking Black Truth to White Power: Reassessing the Legacy of James H Cone’. Free tickets available on Eventbrite nearer the time.

Remembrance Service
Thursday 11 November 10.55 - 11.05
Spaces in the chapel are limited, please email Jill at to reserve your space. The Service will also be live streamed.

Light a Candle in Memory of your loved one
Throughout December
Details on our Facebook page from November

Christmas Memorial Service
Wednesday 1 December 19:00
Chapel, Chaplaincy Centre. All welcome.

University Candlelit Carol Service
Sunday 15 December 17:00
St Paul’s Cathedral – all welcome.

Pancake Day
Tuesday 1 March

Ash Wednesday
Wednesday 2 March

Good Friday Meditation
Friday 15 April 12:30 - 12:50


Regular events and services


Time for Reflection
posted each week on Facebook in term time.

Fortnightly Organ Recitals
14:15 14:45 in the Chapel during term time.


Virtual Coffee Break
Join us online, email for the link

Christian Union
Weekly meet in the Chapel at 18:30 - 22:00 (term time)

Natter and Nibbles
13:10 - 13:50 Monthly - last Tuesday in term time.
We are inviting different people from the University community to tell their stories over a lunchtime.


International Families 
10:00 - 12:00
Meet weekly in the Common Room in term time

Chaplaincy Prayers
12:30 - 12:50
Drop in or join us online. Email Fiona for the link.

Labyrinth Walks


Chaplaincy Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
In the Coffee Bar, drop-in in person

Weekly Catholic Mass
13:10 - 13:40
Term time in the Chapel

Castlehill Chess Club


    Whether performing or just listening, there are plenty of opportunities for participating. We have choirs, a musical society, traditional music, and orchestra and Big Band. We also run a series of free lunchtime concerts throughout the academic year as well as organ recitals.
    Music web pages

    Dundee Foodbank

    Donations to the Dundee Foodbank can be handed in during term time between 09:00 and 16:00

    Student societies

    Contact information


    For enquiries and appointments contact Jill Webster


    +44 (0)1382 384157