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Marketgait Apartments, Dundee
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Marketgait Apartments, Dundee

Johnston St, Dundee, DD1 1PJ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located at Courthouse Apartments, 2 Johnston St, Dundee, DD1 1PJ, Marketgait Apartments, Dundee stands out as a prime choice for student accommodation in Dundee. Offering a selection of rooms students are sure to find an option that suits their lifestyle and preferences. This property is conveniently situated within walking distance of numerous esteemed educational institutions, including the University of Dundee,  Abertay University at easily walkable distances and Dundee and Angus College (Dundee Kingsway Campus) just a couple of bus stops away. Even the University of St Andrews can be reached conveniently, making Marketgait Apartments Dundee student accommodation a highly sought-after location.

The city of Dundee itself is known for its vibrant student community and dynamic educational environment. Home to a substantial student population, the city upholds a reputation for both academic excellence and cultural significance. Dundee has consistently ranked high for student satisfaction, offering not only top-tier educational facilities but also a rich history and a burgeoning cultural scene, making it ideal to opt for student accommodation in this city. Marketgait Apartments, Dundee, are perfectly positioned for students to indulge in all the city has to offer, including proximity to popular tourist attractions and city landmarks that capture Dundee's unique charm. Opting for this accommodation in Dundee ensures students can immerse themselves in a city renowned for its innovation, arts, and friendly atmosphere.


Designed with student needs in mind, Marketgait Apartments Dundee offers a plethora of amenities that ensure a comfortable and convenient residential experience. Every room type—Deluxe Studio, Premium Studio, Premium Plus Studio, Studio, Classic Ensuite, and Classic Studio—is fully furnished, guaranteeing a ready-to-move-in environment. Students can enjoy privacy with a Private Bathroom and entertain themselves with in-room Communal TV.

This student accommodation also caters to varying needs by offering disability access throughout, as well as on-site Maintenance and a Laundry Room, which makes daily chores a hassle-free experience. Stay connected with high-speed Internet up To 100Mbps* available, an essential for both study and leisure time. Furthermore, security is prioritised along with ample Ample Storage Space.

For relaxation and socialising, Marketgait Apartments Dundee shines with its Outdoor Area, which is perfect for interacting and building a community with fellow residents. The games area offers spots to unwind and enjoy leisure activities. Parking facilities are also provided for students with vehicles. A vending machine comes in handy for quick snacks and refreshments.

Location and What's Hot?

Strategically located near the University of Dundee, Dundee and Angus College (Dundee Kingsway Campus), Abertay University, and the University of St Andrews, this student accommodation is perfect for students looking for minimal commute times. Those studying further afield can easily visit the University of St Andrews, ensuring no opportunity for learning is missed.

When living at Marketgait Apartments Dundee, you're placed in the epicentre of activity and culture, perfect for students who want to balance academics with a bustling city life. Just outside the door of Marketgaits apartments, you can explore a variety of dining and social venues with a great palette and wide range to offer and explore. Whether you're craving a morning coffee or a late-night snack, local favourites like Tahini and Dundee Pizzas Limited have you covered. For groceries and essentials, Lidl or Tesco Express is the go-to spot for students placed around the locality.

If you're in the mood for a leisurely afternoon, you can head to Victoria Gardens, a beautiful green space perfect for a study break or a picnic with friends. Medics will find reassurance in the proximity of Ninewells Hospital, ensuring healthcare needs are never far from reach. For those cultural enthusiasts, Verdant Works offers a slice of Dundee's industrial heritage, while the stunning V&A Dundee showcases innovation in design. If these sound like your leisure activities, Marketgait’s student accommodation is definitely a great fit for you!

As the sun goes down, the vibrant nightlife beckons. Students can indulge in some local brews and tunes at the lively Clancy's Irish Bar or dance the night away at Club Tropicana & Vogue. Not to forget, any necessities or spontaneous desires can be catered to by the well-stocked Seabraes Market. Every aspect of student living is considered at Marketgait Apartments Dundee accommodation in Dundee, serving up a memorable chapter in your university life.

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When living at Marketgait Apartments Dundee, students can enjoy a seamless commuting experience. With several forms of public transportation within walking proximity, opting for this student accommodation in Dundee ensures you can hop on a bus at the nearby Bell Street bus stop or Brown Street bus stop in just a few minutes by foot. For those travelling further afield, the Dundee Train Station is within easy reach, offering connections to various destinations. The Marketgait Apartments Dundee student accommodation promises an effortless commute, keeping you well-connected throughout and beyond the city.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Contents Insurance Included*

Common Amenities

Communal Lounge
Communal Kitchen
Vending Machine
Up To 100Mbps* Internet
Onsite Maintenance

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (4)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 3 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

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?

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 evidencefrom the University that you do not have a place within3 days ofyour 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 us 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. 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.

Do I have to pay a booking fee?

PMG do not charge a booking fee. When you accept your room offer, you’ll be asked to pay a deposit to secure your room which is secured with a deposit protection service and refunded at the end of your tenancy.

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 our Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

Can I live at PMG?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of our 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 PMG, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I choose who I live with?

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

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, our summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

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

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.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement.

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 us 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.

Can I pay in instalments?

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, 14 days 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?

When you accept your room offer, you’ll be given two options: To pay your rent in full, To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year, You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi (a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information.) 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 (The internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property) 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.

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 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 license 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. Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first.

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 charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not 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 you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am 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 PMG 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.

Can I book a room without a viewing?

Yes, you can.

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 our 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.

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 deposits?

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. Deposit Protection Service (England and Wales) Letting Protection Service (Scotland).

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.

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Student Accomodations in Dundee

Dundee Student Accommodation

For students choosing to pursue higher education in Dundee, the demand for comfortable and convenient student accommodation in Dundee is on the rise. Opting for off-campus housing offers a level of independence and flexibility that on-campus living sometimes cannot. With the University of Dundee, Abertay University, and Dundee and Angus College (Dundee Kingsway Campus) in the vicinity, students are often looking for suitable student housing in Dundee that caters to their needs.

Amber is a comprehensive solution for students seeking out the perfect living space in Dundee. By simplifying the accommodation search process, amber connects students with a variety of housing options close to their respective institutions. From shared flats to private studios, amber provides access to a range of room types and locations to suit different budgets and preferences. The Dundee student homes ensure a comfortable stay for students with amenities like high-speed internet, fully equipped kitchens, and ample study areas. A few good student housing in Dundee include Stanley Studios and Marketgait Apartments, which offer modern living spaces and are conveniently situated for easy access to campus and city amenities.

About Dundee

Dundee, a dynamic city in Scotland, is steeped in history and innovation, creating a unique tapestry that makes it an ideal location for students. As the fourth-largest city in Scotland, UK, Dundee has transformed into a hub for culture and education, boasting a burgeoning arts scene and a regenerating waterfront, which includes the striking V&A Dundee museum. Its economy is driven by a combination of life sciences, digital media, and the creative industries, positioning Dundee as a city of economic and social significance.

With a vibrant student community, Dundee is home to prestigious institutions such as the University of Dundee, known for its cutting-edge research and contributions to the fields of medicine, law, and fine art. Recognising the needs of its spirited student population, the city offers a range of student flats in Dundee that blend affordability with community living. The city’s compact layout ensures that shopping, entertainment, and natural spaces are always within reach, enriching the student lifestyle.

Best Student Accommodation in Dundee

Finding the right student accommodation in Dundee can significantly enhance your college experience. Moving to Dundee opens the doors to independence, affords you the opportunity to manage finances wisely through affordable living options, and allows you to immerse yourself in a vibrant student community. Amber provides a diverse range of student accommodations near the University of Dundee, Abertay University, and even a short drive from the University of St Andrews. With options ranging from ensuite rooms in shared apartments to private studio apartments, every student can find their perfect home. Dundee student housing offers both convenience and excellent facilities. Listed below are some of the top student housing in Dundee:

1. The Old Mill

2. iQ Parker House

3. East Shore

4. The Student Space

5. Lyon Street Terrace

6. Keiller Court

7. Meadowside Court

8. Greenmarket Studios

9. Stanley Studios

10. Marketgait Apartments

Cost of Living in Dundee

Dundee is known for having a very reasonable cost of living compared to many other cities in Scotland. Housing prices, whether renting or buying, are quite affordable, especially for a coastal city. The costs for necessities like groceries, utilities, and transportation are typically lower than the national average. While costs for dining out and entertainment are relatively inexpensive, the city's vibrant cultural scene means there are still plenty of budget-friendly options for social activities. Overall, Dundee provides an affordable lifestyle for students and families alike due to its low overall living costs. Below, we have provided the breakdown of the expenses:

1. Off-campus accommodation: £630 - £680 per month

2. Transportation: £45 - £60 per month

3. Food: £480 - £490 per month

4. Entertainment: £40 - £75 per month

5. Groceries: £170 - £185 per month

6. Clothes: £100 - £110 per month

Student Travel in Dundee

Finding the perfect student accommodation in Dundee, Scotland, is just the first step in preparing for an amazing university experience in Dundee, Scotland. But once you're settled in your comfortable new home, how do you get around? It's important to know about the affordable and accessible student travel options near your Dundee location. The city offers a range of public transportation means to ensure that students can reach their educational institutions and explore the city with ease. Here are the most common modes of transport that you can rely on:

1. Bus: Dundee has an extensive bus network connecting students from their Dundee student accommodation to the city's universities and various locales. With frequent services run by companies like Xplore Dundee, students can travel efficiently. The fare starts at around £1.55, but you can get better deals with a student travel card or a season pass, cutting down on daily commuting costs.

2. Cycling: Dundee is a cycle-friendly city with dedicated cycling routes for those who prefer a healthier and more eco-friendly mode of travel. It's a great way to get some exercise between study sessions while reducing your carbon footprint.

3. Metro: While Dundee itself does not have a metro system, the city's rail connections can take you farther afield, like to the nearby University of St Andrews. ScotRail services offer regular trains and affordable tickets, especially with a Railcard, which gets you up to 1/3 off rail fares throughout the UK.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Dundee

Immersing oneself in student life in Dundee, students can expect a vibrant and secure environment that makes it an excellent place for study and leisure. This Scottish gem boasts a reputation for being one of the most student-friendly cities, offering a range of amenities and experiences tailored to suit the student population. Safety and suitability for student living are hallmarks of the Dundee experience, ensuring a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all.

As for the social landscape, Dundee's hangout spots offer students a plethora of options to unwind and socialise. The lively Perth Road is dotted with cosy cafes and quirky bars like Braes and The Union, where students often gather to enjoy a break from academia. Just a stroll away, one can find the cultural hotspot of Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre, not just for art enthusiasts but also a popular gathering place thanks to its cinema and café-bar. Meanwhile, Magdalen Green provides a peaceful retreat with its green spaces, perfect for picnics or a quiet read under the charm of its iconic bandstand. Enriching the lives of its scholars further, the city hosts a number of festivals like the Dundee Science Festival and the Dundee Literary Festival that bring a buzz to the city. The Dundee Rep Theatre is another cultural jewel that students have at their doorstep, offering a range of performances from drama to dance.

Life in Dundee extends beyond academics and libraries; it's a blend of cultural experiences and relaxation within the student community. Whether it's the search for Dundee student accommodation or simply engaging in the city's vibrant student scene, Dundee proves to be a place where educational aspirations and lifestyle satisfaction meet.

Dundee Tourist Attractions

Dundee, a vibrant city nestled on the east coast of Scotland, is brimming with culture and history that attract tourists far and wide. From the iconic V&A Dundee to the historic ship, the RRS Discovery, students can immerse themselves in a rich tapestry of attractions. With Dundee student housing close to the University of Dundee, students can easily explore these marvels in their leisure time.

1. V&A Dundee

2. RRS Discovery

3. McManus Art Gallery & Museum

4. Dundee Science Centre

5. Broughty Castle & Museum

6. Verdant Works

7. The Law

8. Olympia Leisure Centre

9. Caird Hall

10. Tay Rail Bridge

Universities in Dundee

Dundee, renowned for its vibrant student community, plays host to some of the most prestigious universities in Scotland. Below are the universities in the city located close to the Dundee student accommodation:

1. University of Dundee

2. Abertay University

3. Dundee and Angus College (Dundee Kingsway Campus)

4. University of St Andrews

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