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On your doorstep

Social Scenes
Aberdeen University Students’ Union is just a few minutes’ walk from King Street Exchange. Home to The Union Bar, it’s the ideal starting point for nights out! With theme nights, comedy, live music, pool table, jukebox, games machines and, of course, student drinks offers; you’ll love living so close to the social hub of the university.
At King Street Exchange you’ve got everything you need close by. Just down the road is a large Lidl supermarket, plus a number of great shops including a SPAR, post office, Mike’s Fish & Chips takeaway, pharmacy, hairdresser, BP garage, JG Ross Bakery and much more.
A short walk into Aberdeen town centre, you’ll find a range of great bars and pubs as well as many student-friendly nightclubs.
If you’re looking to stock up, head down to the Beach Boulevard Retail park where you’ll find a huge Asda megastore and many more shops with everything you’ll need to last you through the term.
What
King Street Exchange’s great location means you’ve got easy access to a range of fantastic venues and social hotspots. Aberdeen’s favourite student pub, The Bobbin, is close by. Aberdeen University students love The Bobbin for its live Sky Sports, cheap drinks and pub food.
If you’re looking to relax after lectures or at the weekend, take a walk down to Duthie Park or head to the beach where you will find the Queens Links fairgrounds with indoor/outdoor carnival, cinema, restaurants and of course a sandy beach perfect for BBQs and chilling out with your mates.
King Street Exchange is just a short five minute bus journey away from popular student venues including Vodka Revolution and Scream pub Triple Kirks, with beer gardens perfect for when the sun comes out (and even when it doesn’t!).
Aberdeen has a wide range of things to do, so if you fancy venturing outside of the city centre, why not take advantage of the stunning local trails? Choices include the Castle Trail, Coastal Trail, and the Victorian Heritage Trail.
Getting Active
King Street Exchange is perfectly placed for those looking to get involved in sport while at university. The Aberdeen Sports Village is a 10-minute walk from the property. Regarded as one of the leading sports facilities in the region, the Village hosts a range of top-class sports facilities which are available for students to use throughout the year.
A number of gyms are scattered throughout the city, most of which can be accessed by foot or a quick ride on the bus. Those near King Street Exchange include; DW Sports and the Beach Leisure Centre located near the beach fairgrounds, Nuffield Health and Fitness and Pure Gym located in the city centre; and David Lloyds located at Garthdee. You will also find many fitness facilities on campus at Robert Gordon University.
Aberdeen Football Club’s Pittodrie Stadium is situated on King Street, just a short walk from the property.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
King Street Exchange is located at the corner of King Street and School Road, a stone’s throw from the University of Aberdeen and a short bus ride to The Robert Gordon University at Garthdee. With such a great location on the edge of campus, King Street Exchange's students benefit from all that campus life has to offer but with the added benefit of having doorstep access to the city centre and the beach fairgrounds.
King Street is the main road into the town centre, meaning King Street Exchange's residents can walk or hop on a bus straight down the road to all the town’s shops and restaurants.
Aberdeen’s train station and bus depot, located in the heart of the city, offers regular services to Glasgow, Edinburgh and many more locations across the country.
Aberdeen’s International Airport is one of the UK’s fastest growing airports and is located just six miles from the city centre. With direct air links to airports all over the UK and Europe, you’ll be able to visit friends and family with relative ease.
Local Essentials
Just a 10-minute walk down the road from King Street Exchange is a large Lidl supermarket, as well as a range of great shops including a SPAR, post office, pharmacies, takeaways, hairdressers, BP garage, bakery and much more.
The town centre is just a 20-minute walk or a five-minute bus ride away. Here you’ll find Union Street, the high street of Aberdeen with all the shops and banks that you’d expect in a popular university town.
Belmont Street is located just off Union Street in the heart of Aberdeen’s city centre. There you will find cosy coffee shops, restaurants, bistros, book shops, pubs and clubs. From here, it’s a short walk to Aberdeen’s Central Library on Rosemount Viaduct, which is also conveniently located on the main bus route.
The Aberdeen University Library is located on campus and is directly across the road from King Street Exchange. The Library is spread across four sites over three campuses, and is one of the largest and best equipped in Scotland, offering excellent resources to support your studies.
Your Wellbeing
The University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University and Aberdeen College all offer welfare, finance and career advice to all their students and these can be found in various advice clinics across their campus. King Street Exchange is in close proximity to the University of Aberdeen campus departments so students are never far away from the help they may need.
Aberdeen is well-equipped with many local doctors' surgeries, dentists and pharmacies. Within a five-minute walk from King Street Exchange you will find The Old Machar Medical Practice, The Old Aberdeen Dental Practice and Websters Pharmacy.

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Unite Students accommodation at King Street Exchange

King Street Exchange is ideally located across the road from Aberdeen University, with a bus stop right outside for quick access to Robert Gordon University Garthdee campus and the city centre. Aberdeen College is also just a 15-minute walk away. The property is also just five minutes from Aberdeen Sports Village.

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Aberdeen city centre is just 15 minutes’ walk away, and you can reach Aberdeen’s beaches, fairground and cinema complex in 10 minutes. King Street Exchange is close to local shopping, entertainment, takeaways and nightlife so you’re never far from the action.
Our student accommodation in Aberdeen includes Wi-Fi access, contents insurance and all bills in the price so you don’t have to worry about any unexpected costs.