About Dundee

Dundee is a vibrant, affordable city set in a stunning location at the mouth of the River Tay on the east coast of Scotland. With more hours of sunshine than any other Scottish city and an abundance of green spaces, Dundee provides an unrivalled quality of life.

The city has a population of 143,000 and benefits from a central geographical location, with 90% of Scotland within 90 minutes drive. Dundee is a main Rail Station on the East Coast mainline, has an excellent motorway network, regional airport and is a cruise ship port.

Dundee is Scotland’s student city with more young people in full-time education per head of population than any other city. The city now has one of the highest student/population ratios in the UK at more than 1 in 7. Dundee boasts 2 universities, a major further education college and a teacher training college. In 2007 and 2008, Dundee was nominated as one of the top seven in the ‘Intelligent Community of the Year Awards’ alongside areas of the US, Canada and South Korea. In 2007, University of Dundee was named as ‘Scottish University of the Year’ by The Sunday Times.

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