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

Your accommodation options will vary depending on your age and when you'll be starting at the International Study Centre. 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

Which accommodation is right for you?

Your accommodation options will vary depending on your age and when you will be starting at the International Study Centre. These accommodation options are perfectly located and surrounded by everything you will need whilst studying in Aberdeen.


Everything you need to know about Student Roost accommodation

Students can experience the best of student living in studio or ensuite student accommodation at Pittodrie Street or Mealmarket Exchange. These accommodation options are perfectly located and surrounded by everything you will need whilst studying in Aberdeen.

  • Accommodation options
    Location Accommodation type Tenancy Tenancy length* Cost
    Pittodrie Street Studio - Bronze Self-contained bedroom, kitchen and bathroom; Your room - 17.29 - 38.46m² 44 or 51-week tenancies available From £179per week
    Studio - Silver Self-contained bedroom, kitchen and bathroom 51-week tenancy From £189 per week
    Studio - Gold Self-contained bedroom, kitchen and bathroom; Your room - 19.16 - 27.74m² 51-week tenancy From £199 per week
    Ensuite - Bronze Communal kitchen and living space with 4-8 ensuite rooms per flat; Your room - 10.2-10.8m² 41 or 51 week tenancies available From £119 per week
    Ensuite - Silver Communal kitchen and living space with up to 9 ensuite rooms per flat; Your room - 11m² 41 or 51-week tenancies available From £129 per week
    Ensuite - Platinum Communal kitchen and living space with up to 6 ensuite rooms per flat 51-week tenancy From £169 per week
    Mealmarket Exchange Ensuite Communal kitchen and living space with up to 5 ensuite rooms per flat; Your room - 13.1m² 40 or 51 week tenancies available From £99 per week

    * Accommodation is subject to availability. The cost shown is intended as a guide only, and subject to change. The cost of your room will be confirmed in the tenancy agreement.

What's available at Pittodrie Street and Mealmarket Exchange?

  • Games and entertainment
  • Study space
  • Secure outside space
  • High Speed Wi-Fi
  • Contents insurance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bike storage
  • Staff on-site 24/7
  • Parcel receipt service
  • Social Calendar
  • Secure deposit
  • ANUK Accreditation

Explore Pittodrie street accommodation

How to book

Once it is confirmed that you can return to on-campus learning, and if you have requested accommodation, the Central Student Support team will contact you with the latest information on available options and fees.

When you’re making your booking, let us know if you’d like to consider any of the following options, and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs

  • Limited Mobility Rooms Available
  • Female/Male Only
  • Group Bookings
  • Same Uni Year
  • Same Language
  • Specific Floor

Arranging your own accommodation privately

If you are booking your own accommodation privately it is important that you let us know where you are staying.


Look out for fraud

Scammers may specifically target international students so it is important to be able to recognise common signs of fraudulent activity and know what to do if you come across it. Let us know at fraudreporting@studygroup.com if you have any concerns about fraudulent activity when dealing with a private accommodation provider so that we can help to protect you and other international students in case they are targeted in the same way.

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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