Our student accommodation in Aberdeen places you at the centre of one of Scotland’s largest cities. The city has a cosmopolitan and international population and is easily accessible on foot, making it ideal for students. Unite Students offers safe, secure and private accommodation, designed to enable you the peace and quiet to study and relax, whilst making all that Aberdeen has to offer available on your doorstep.
Home to the country’s largest national park, a dramatic coastline and of course the city itself, there is so much to explore in Aberdeen. With 30,000 students attending two universities – Robert Gordon University
and University of Aberdeen
– and Aberdeen College
, all located in the heart of the city, Unite Students has a range of fantastic student properties that will suit everyone’s needs.
Student Life in Aberdeen
A favourite Royal destination for over 150 years, Aberdeen’s abundance of attractions, activities and eateries will keep your interests peaked no matter what. Benefiting from stunning scenery and a rich and vibrant surrounding wildlife, Aberdeen has a wealth of natural beauty to enjoy.
The city is compact and accessible, and so is ideal for the local student population. The city has a variety of shops, particularly on Granite Mile, Union Street, which has over 800 shops, restaurants and bars. The Bon Accord Centre
has Scotland’s largest Next store. The West End is home to modern boutiques, award-winning restaurants and vibrant nightlife.
There are a range of sports facilities in the city
include swimming pools, gyms, golf courses and Scotland’s largest bowling venue. The surrounding areas are ideal for adventure sports like canoeing, windsurfing and skiing.
Unite Students housing in Aberdeen is situated within easy reach of the theatres, cinemas and shopping areas, including the newly built Union Square, Bon Accord Centre and The Trinity Centre
Unite Students Accommodation in Aberdeen
King Street Exchange
is ideally located across the road from Aberdeen University and within walking distance of Queens Link
which houses a carnival, cinema and restaurants.
The Old Fire Station
and Meal Market Exchange
are ideally located in the city centre and just a 10 minute walk from the beach, fairground and cinema complex, so you are close to the main areas for shopping, entertainment, nightlife and restaurants. Plus, there is a large supermarket next door.
is located directly opposite Aberdeen College in Aberdeen’s city centre which means you are just a couple of minutes' walk from the city’s best shops, nightlife, restaurants and entertainment.
Aberdeen has fantastic transport links with the rest of the UK and Europe, making it an easily accessible destination whatever your chosen mode of transport. Aberdeen’s Rail Station is right in the heart of the city and has frequent services from various other cities.
Aberdeen’s brand new bus station, also located in the heart of the city, has frequent services connecting Aberdeen with the rest of the UK. Aberdeen Airport is one of the UK’s fastest growing airports and is located just 6 miles from the city centre. Aberdeen has direct air links with airports all over the UK and the rest of Europe. For a full list of the routes to Aberdeen Airport you can visit the BAA Aberdeen Airport Website
For any more information, you can look through all of our student properties, or to ask us anything at all, call us on 0800 121 7387, or +44 (0) 117 302 7497.
University Open Days
Visiting your choices is an important part of choosing the right university for you. University open days let you look around the facilities and meet other prospective students.
To help you plan, we've created a list of links to open day pages at Universities in all our cities.