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East Shore, St Andrews
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East Shore, St Andrews

St Andrews, KY16 8TU, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Perched along East Sands St Andrews at KY16 8TU, East Shore St Andrews student accommodation is among the most sought-after student residences in the historic town. With a variety of room types tailored to meet diverse preferences—including En-Suite student rooms boasting stunning sea views—students are afforded both comfort and a touch of luxury. Nearest educational institutions such as the prestigious University of St Andrews, University of Dundee, Dundee and Angus College (Dundee Kingsway Campus), and Abertay University are easily accessible, simplifying daily commutes for students.

Student living in St Andrews primarily revolves around the unique blend of academic excellence, historic charm, and community spirit. St Andrews, known for its prestigious universities and rich cultural heritage, makes an excellent choice for students from around the world. The renowned University of St Andrews not only contributes to the city's population of bright young minds but also to its rankings as a top educational hub. This Scottish city is steeped in history, and students residing at East Shore St Andrews student accommodation can immerse themselves in local traditions and vibrant cultural scenes. From popular tourist attractions like St Andrews Cathedral to the bustling student life, it is a city where intellectual pursuits and leisure activities go hand in hand. Despite its small size, St Andrews offers a vibrant social scene, with a variety of pubs, cafes, and restaurants catering to student tastes.

Whether participating in academic pursuits, exploring the local history and culture, or simply soaking in the town's relaxed atmosphere, students in St Andrews find themselves immersed in a truly unique and enriching lifestyle experience. East Shore, St Andrews, managed with precision by property management group hfs, ensures that residents have an enriching living experience matching the city’s educational prowess.

Features

Immerse in the comfort and ease that East Shore St Andrews student accommodation offers, with a picturesque location in the historic town of St Andrews. Each room type, from the cozy Standard En-Suite to the exquisite Deluxe Plus Ensuite with Sea View, promises fully furnished spaces, complete with a blend of modern amenities tailored to every student's needs. Other popular room types include Standard Plus En-Suite, Premium En-Suite with Sea View, Deluxe En-Suite, Large En-Suites, Standard En-Suite with Sea View, and Superior En-Suites.

Residents can enjoy high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity for both study and entertainment purposes. The convenience is further enhanced with the inclusion of a microwave, and a fridge/freezer in each room, making it easier for students to store and prepare meals. Premium options also include fully equipped kitchens with appliances, ensuring a home-cooked meal is never out of reach. The common amenities play a significant role in elevating the living experience. A communal lounge provides an ideal space for socializing and unwinding, while facilities like on-site laundry, parking, hassle-free maintenance, and air conditioner and heating systems ensure the day-to-day convenience and comfort that students yearn for. Those seeking leisure will find a delightful escape with an outdoor area for rejuvenation. Lastly, the rent structure for East Shore St Andrews student accommodation also includes utility bills of water, electricity, gas, contents insurance, and Wi-Fi.


Location and What's Hot?

If you're looking for a picturesque student lifestyle, then East Shore St Andrews student accommodation offers the perfect blend of comfort and convenience, surrounded by the charming allure of St Andrews. This lively location not only puts you in the vicinity of prestigious educational hubs like the University of St Andrews and Dundee and Angus College (Dundee Kingsway Campus) but also immerses you in a vibrant social scene.

Experience the flavours of the local cuisine with a variety of restaurants such as The Cheesy Toast Shack, which offers a variety of food choices at reasonable prices. If you're in the mood for a caffeine fix, Sandra’s Cakes St Andrews will surely hit the spot. Quickly grab your essentials from popular grocery stores like Tesco and M&S St Andrews Simply Food. Health is a priority, and the proximity to St Andrews Community Hospital ensures peace of mind for medical services. Amidst studies and socialising, take a break and stroll through the serene greens of Craigtoun Country Park or along the historical trails of St Andrews Castle. Unwind as you enjoy the fresh air with the sea just a breath away at East Sands Beach. Equally captivating are evenings spent in the bustling bars of St Andrews, with The Central Bar and The Criterion offering a chance to relax and enjoy the local vibes.

With everything from your daily necessities to entertainment and relaxation at your fingertips, East Shore St Andrews student accommodation is not just a place to stay; it's a lifestyle. Treasure the moments by the sea and indulge in the ease of having prestigious educational institutions within reach while enjoying the best of St Andrews's student life. East Shore St Andrews student accommodation effortlessly blends academic focus with an enriching living experience.

Commute

Staying at East Shore St Andrews student accommodation ensures that you're at the heart of convenience when it comes to getting around the historic and picturesque city of St Andrews. Whether you're attending the University of St Andrews or venturing into the wider areas for leisure or study, multiple modes of travel are at your doorstep. Public transport is easy to access, with several bus stops nearby, including Woodburn Terrace, Albany Park, The Shore, and Kinkell Braes Caravan Park, allowing for smooth transit to various parts of the city. Students will also find the local railway station within close proximity, perfect for exploring beyond the city limits or planning weekend getaways. Moreover, for daily commutes, several other transport options like cycling or walking can be considered, given the strategic location of East Shore St Andrews student accommodation. The ease of travel complements the lifestyle of students, making it effortless to balance academics and leisure.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Water
Electricity
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WiFi
Contents Insurance Included
Onsite Maintenance

Common Amenities

Outdoor Area
Recycling
Sea View
Communal Lounge
Parking (Additional Charge)
Up To 100Mbps* Internet

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?


Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

What do I do if I'm a first year student and I'm still waiting for my exam results?


These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided they are satisfied, they will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. If you are a prospective first year Undergraduate or Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement. You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and they will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply them with a copy of:A written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; A written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment.

What do I do if I'm a first year post graduate student and I'm still waiting for my exam results?


These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided they are satisfied, they will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. If you are a prospective first year Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement. You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and they will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply them with a copy of:a written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; a written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment.

What if I want to cancel my booking?


You can cancel your tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date of your booking (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation Period reduces to 7 days. They will refund the full security deposit. Please note, £20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks. If you cancel your booking after the Initial Cancellation Period, you remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until you are able to find another tenant that is acceptable to management and they are able to re-let the room. The replacement tenant must be over the age of 18 and have the necessary student status (it is your responsibility to find another tenant and provide them with the correction information). If you find a suitable replacement tenant and the room is re-let they will refund your deposit, less any appropriate charges, as well as a deduction of £50 for the variation of the contract.

Can I book if I'm under 18?


If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of our properties subject to the Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

How do you allocate rooms?


When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. They will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability. If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform them in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form. You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable them to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to them.

Does the property management comply with the scottish letting agent code of pratice?


Yes they do and their Scottish Letting Agent Registration Number is LARN2005009.

Can I live at the management property?


You must be a full-time student to live with them. You can book with them whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?


Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?


No pets of any kind are permitted at the property management except registered assistance dogs.

What can I bring?


You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for the properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

Can I choose who I live with?


If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our ‘create application’ link , list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I choose my room?


If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which we will do our best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?


You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide Summer Accommodation?


Yes, their summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact.

Do I have to move out during the holidays?


Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Can I move in before my contract?


If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does my rental price include insurance?


Contents insurance is included at some management properties, which will be shown on the property page and details of the insurance can be obtained from the property manager when you check in. If you wish to confirm whether the property offers contents insurance, please contact the property team directly. Please note they advise taking out contents insurance if it is not included at your property and management is not liable for the loss or damage of your personal belongings and room contents.

Do I need to pay council tax?


If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide them with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Does my rental price include car parking?


On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

How do I pay my rent?


Your rent can be paid in a number of ways:
  • Online via by logging into your student account
  • At the property reception desk
  • By telephone to the property team
  • By bank transfer (please ensure you use your name and student ID as the payment reference). International bank transfers may incur a charge from your own bank, so please make sure you account for this amount.
They always recommend making your rent payments through your account page in our web portal. You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank details here. Please note, you will never be asked to make a payment to any other bank account for any reason. They do not accept cash payments for any reason.

Can I pay in installments?


If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?


If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

What's included in my rent?


All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property.

Can I move-in before I pay my rent?


All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?


If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?


To be a guarantor you must:
  • Be resident in the UK (or Ireland if Aspen) for a minimum of 1 year
  • Be over 21 years of age
  • Be a homeowner or in full time employment
  • Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge
  • Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?


You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

Do I need a guarantor?


If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor or an Irish Guarantor for Aspen.

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?


You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charge and payable with the initial 2 week rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not be deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor if I'm a sponsored student?


They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?


Weekly rent payments are not available, however management offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?


All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

How do I book a viewing?


You can book a viewing using the online viewing tool or by contacting

How do I cancel or re-arrange the viewing?


Please use the link on the viewing confirmation email or contact.

How long does a viewing take?


A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?


The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by the current residents.

I'm in a different country how do I view a property?


They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

What do I need to bring with me?


When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID. To find out what else you may need to bring check out.

Is there car parking facilities for when i move in?


Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

How much are deposit?


Deposits vary by property and your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms. The deposit you pay when making the application cannot be used towards a rent instalment as this is secured with a deposit protection scheme for the duration of your tenancy.

What happens to my deposit?


Your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms.

When do I get my deposit back?


Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damage found in your room or the communal areas of your apartment. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 working days to be credited at the end of your tenancy period. All deposits are secured with a deposit protection scheme, such as the Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Scotland. You will be contacted by the deposit protection scheme and asked to authorise the refund and submit your bank details to them. For this you will require your deposit repayment ID, which will have been sent to you via email at the time of registering your deposit. Please be aware, the deposit refund process is managed by the deposit protection scheme and is not able to be influenced by management. Should you have any queries regarding your deposit repayment ID, you should contact the deposit protection scheme directly: Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Service. Please note if you ask for your deposit to be repaid to a non-UK bank account, bank charges will apply. Please see deposit protection scheme FAQs:
  • Deposit Protection Service (England and Wales)
  • Letting Protection Service (Scotland)

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Student Accomodations in St Andrews

St Andrews Student Accommodation

Finding St Andrews student accommodation is a task made easy by amber, which has excellent options for housing that offer accessibility, the greatest levels of comfort, and convenience. Being a safe and peaceful neighbourhood, St Andrews is a great spot for students to live and study. The town also has exceptional amenities, including shopping centres, parks and recreation centres, which improve the quality of life for residents. Some of the town's most prominent universities, like the Dundee University, Abertay University, The James Hutton Institute and the University of St Andrews, are adjacent to the St Andrews student accommodation. Depending on your lifestyle and budget, the city offers luxurious and affordable student accommodation in St Andrews.

Every St Andrews student accommodation was constructed with the students' comfort and convenience in mind. Everyone can find something to enjoy at St Andrews! There are various options, including studios, apartments, shared rooms, and private rooms. It is important to begin looking for St Andrews student housing early in advance because there might be a lot of demand during the peak times of the year when prospective students fly in from different countries. A fantastic St Andrews student accommodation option is Keiller Court Dundee.

About St Andrews

Scotland’s east coast is home to the historic town of St Andrews. It is very prominent as a centre for culture and education. The town draws tourists from all over the world because of its beautiful streets and stunning coastal setting. The University of St Andrews, one of the oldest universities in the English-speaking world, is one of the most prestigious universities in St Andrews.

Roughly 16,000 people live in the town, including a thriving student community. The famed Old Course, often called the birthplace of golf, the landmark St Andrews Cathedral ruins, and the breathtaking St Andrews Castle are just a few of St Andrews' notable attractions. The town is a mesmerising destination for residents, students, and tourists due to its rich history, beautiful surroundings, and academic prominence.

Best Student Accommodation in St Andrews

If you wish to pursue higher education, finding an affordable St Andrews student accommodation is important. Having a study accommodation for yourself that provides a quiet and relaxing environment aids the learning process and helps you concentrate while studying. Reliable accommodation gives international students peace of mind while away from home by supporting and calming them.

1. Keiller Court: This student University of St Andrews student accommodation is located close to the Verdant Works Historical Museum in Dundee and is only 25 minutes from the St Andrews campus. It is also close to the University of Dundee and Abertay University. The Tinsmith Pub, Loco Rita’s, and Rishi’s Indian Aroma are just a few of the fantastic cafes, bars, and restaurants nearby. This property also has a fully equipped shared kitchen, free high-speed internet, and CCTV surveillance. This one is no doubt one of the most preferred St Andrews uni accommodations.

2. The Old Mill:  Some of Dundee’s largest bedrooms are available to students in this opulent residence. The building offers impressive social spaces, such as a movie theatre and games room, in addition to high-speed wifi and all-inclusive rent. It is positioned in a busy neighbourhood and surrounded by several eateries and bars, including Jahangir Tandoori Restaurant and Innis & Gunn Dundee Brewery Taproom Bar.

3. East Shore, St Andrews: East Shore is a fabulous student accommodation in St Andrews that offers stunning en-suites for you to choose from. The University of St Andrews is only a 19-minute walk away from the property, and the University of Dundee is 30 minutes away by car, making it an ideal home for you.

Cost of living in St Andrews

The cost of living in St Andrews, Scotland, can be relatively high, especially for students. The cost varies considerably depending on the type and location of the Private student accommodation in St Andrews. Students must budget carefully and explore ways to save on expenses while enjoying their time in the town. Here are the estimated weekly costs for students:

1. Groceries: £30-£40

2. Utilities (including internet): £10-£15

3. Transportation: £10-£15

4. Eating out: £25-£35

5. Social activities: £20-£30

6. Fitness and gym membership: £15-£20

7. Mobile phone plan: £10-£15

8. Personal care and toiletries: £10-£15

9. Books and study materials: £10-£20

10. Miscellaneous expenses: £20-£30

Student travel in St Andrews

St Andrews is a historic town located on the east coast of Scotland, known for its beautiful landscapes and esteemed universities. Student travel in St Andrews is really convenient, and the town has various modes of transport to commute and explore nearby areas. All these transit options are very close to the St Andrews student housing alternatives.

1. Train: For those arriving by train, Leuchars Station serves as the main gateway to St Andrews. Situated approximately 5 miles away, regular bus services are available to transport passengers directly to the town centre. The journey from Leuchars to St Andrews takes around 15 minutes and costs approximately £2.50 for adults.

2. Bicycle: The town of St Andrews is compact and easily navigable on foot or by bicycle. Cycling is a popular choice among the student population, providing a cost-effective and convenient means of getting around. There are several rental shops present in St Andrews, with prices of rental ranging from £20-30 per week.

3. Bus: For those who wish to explore wider areas, local bus services are readily available. Stagecoach operates bus routes connecting St Andrews to nearby towns and cities like Dundee and Edinburgh. A single journey within St Andrews costs around £2.50 for adults, while weekly bus passes can be purchased for £16, providing unlimited travel within the town and surrounding areas.

4. Rail: Students planning weekend trips and longer journeys can use the efficient rail network in Scotland. Purchase a Young Scot card, which typically costs £15 per year. It provides discounted rail fares across the country, including popular destinations like Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Student Lifestyle & Living in St Andrews

St Andrews offers a vibrant and enriching student lifestyle, making it a great place to live. When it comes to finding chill spots, students have a lot of options. The Byre Theatre is a popular venue that hosts plays, live music, and comedy shows. Students can head to one of the town's cosy cafes, such as Balgove Larder or North Point Café, for a more laid-back vibe. Students have various dining options, from traditional Scottish fare at The Grange Inn to international cuisines at Zizzi or Little Italy. The town also boasts a thriving nightlife, with pubs like The Criterion and The Vic offering a lively social atmosphere.

The St Andrews Photography Festival, St Andrews Voices Festival, and the St Andrews Golf Week are just a few examples of the various events in the town. Students can interact with the local community, explore their interests and create lifelong memories at these events. The Lade Braes Walk is a scenic trail along the Kinness Burn, perfect for strolls and jogging. Students can unwind, picnic, or swim at the East Sands and West Sands beaches during the summer. The University of St. Andrews provides several opportunities for students to participate in clubs and societies and explore their interests. To promote a strong feeling of community and student engagement, the Students' Association plans events and social gatherings.

St Andrews Tourist Attractions

Scotland's east coast is home to the scenic town of St Andrews, renowned for its rich heritage, magnificent architecture, and exceptional golf courses. Most of the tourist attractions are near the St Andrews student housing.

St Andrews Cathedral

St Andrews Castle

Old Course

St Andrews Museum

West Sands Beach

Universities in St Andrews

Universities in St Andrews

St Andrews in Scotland is known for its numerous universities that are renowned for their quality of education and student life. Listed below are some of the best universities in St Andrews that you can look into before moving here:

  1. University of Dundee
  2. Abertay University
  3. Dundee and Angus College (Dundee Kingsway Campus)
  4. The James Hutton Institute
  5. University of St Andrews
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