Thinking about studying at Dundee? Here some of the reasons why you should…
1. Quirky establishments
From a restaurant in a converted Victorian railway station overlooking the stunning River Tay to a quaint little pub named after George Orwell and hosts literary lock-ins. Dundee is filled with pubs, restaurants and clubs that’ll take your fancy.
2. UNESCO City of Design
In 2014, Dundee was named UK’s first UNESCO City of Design by the United Nations. The home of Beano, Grand Theft Auto and DJCAD, one of the best art schools in the UK, how can we not be!
Bash Street, Dundee - Meeting today at one of the best known streets in Dundee - A road in Dundee was officially named “Bash Street” in 2014 to mark the 75th anniversary of the Beano comic. The famous street in the popular comic which is home to Plug, Spotty, Smiffy and the rest of the anarchic Bash Street Kids has been brought to life in a lane next to the city’s West Marketgait. #BashStreet #Dundee #Beano #BashStreetKids #TheBeano #comic #streetsign #sandstone #ipoft #ipulledoverforthis
3. V&A Museum of Design
Besides being the first design museum in Scotland, V&A Museum of Design will also be the only other V&A museum outside London. Opening the summer of 2018, you can be a part of the buzz that’s spreading all around the UK.
When you are as crazy as your mom and both decide to spent our last morning together welcoming the sunrise 🌅 _____________________________________________________#vsco #vscocam #sun #family #dundee #sunrise #travel #scotland #love #sky #pretty #photooftheday #visitscotland #like4like #l4l #uk #clouds #summer #nature #naturelovers
Yes, that’s right. This year, University of Dundee had these beautiful creatures on campus as a part of a stress reliever. How can you say no to this big fluffy alpaca?
5. Spotting whimsical statues around the city
Throughout the city you can find these statues that will brighten up your day. The Dundee penguins that are dressed up by the public, the cheeky monkey changing the signs on a city centre information sign and a tribute to the popular video game, Lemmings, are some statues to look out for.
6. DUSA The Union
Over 170 societies to join, cheap drinks and a games room with pool tables. The Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) is a great place to be a part of. Whether you want to grab a coffee after class, a great night out or want to join student media all you have to do is wander down to the union.
7. Broughty Ferry
Want a day out at the beach? A short bus journey to the suburbs of Dundee is all it will take. Whilst you are there you can nip into Jessie’s Kitchen for afternoon tea, have a go at crazy golf or go for dinner at the famous tapas bar, Sol y Sombra.
8. Lastly, look that the view…