Make yourself at home


Living in student accommodation will help you settle in and meet people from the start of your university journey. Studying abroad is more than what you learn in the classroom and our accommodation options are here to be your base as you discover what Aberdeen has to offer.

Settle in to life in Aberdeen

Most accommodation options are within walking distance of the town centre and the International Study Centre, and all can be reached by frequent bus services. All packages include unlimited WiFi, on-site maintenance, parking, and all bills. You can choose between catered and meal plan options.

All new students are guaranteed an offer of accommodation in a single occupancy bedroom with us or one of our partner providers, provided your application reaches us by the deadline.* 

*Terms and conditions apply

Accommodation options for undergraduate pathway students

We offer single bedrooms with both en suite and standard facilities available to suit all budgets. The majority of rooms are in five-bedroom flats. There are also large traditional halls with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities.

Under-18s will be allocated a room in Hillhead Student Village, only a twenty-minute walk from King’s College Campus. Hillhead’s social hub, Headspace, has extensive social and study facilities and a 24-hour reception. There is also a teaching kitchen, music room, TV area and shared study spaces. The Works café provides delicious food and also hosts regular events throughout the year. 

Location Accommodation type Cost
Hillhead Student Village Self-catered (single room with shared bathroom facilities) From £89 per week
Self-catered, ensuite room £145 per week

Download our Hillhead accommodation factsheet to find out more.

What's available at Hillhead?

  • 24-hour security
  • Bike storage
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Cash machine (ATM)
  • Common room
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Games and entertainment
  • Grocery shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Self-catered meal plans
  • Sports hall
  • Study rooms
  • Wi-Fi

Accommodation options for postgraduate pathway students

Accommodation for postgraduate students will be on or near the main Old Aberdeen campus. You will have an offer for a single occupancy bedroom with either en-suite or standard facilities as well as a kitchen area. Alternatively, you can look for a private accommodation option.

An international student from the University of Aberdeen, outside of Marischal College

The accommodation is just across from the University campus through this amazing park called Seaton Park. It's a concentration of first years, exchange students and sometimes masters students as well. It makes making friends very easy. I think Hillhead was my first impression of Aberdeen and it was a great one.

Love from Austria
Studied LLB Law

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