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Available at David Russell Apartments and Fife Park

Buchanan Gardens
St Andrews
KY16 9LY

+44 (0)1334 46 7100

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Studio flats are ideal for couples and individuals who require their own private kitchen facilities.  The apartments are self-contained and compromise one room, furnished as a studio bedroom with a double bed, a well appointed kitchen recess and an ensuite shower and WC.

David Russell Apartments and Fife Park is a modern complex. It is conveniently located for the University Sports Centre and various Science buildings on the North Haugh.

DRA/FP offer the feel of private accommodation, with the comfort of knowing that support, help and advice is available when needed. DRA/FP is unique in having its own bar.


  • David Russell Apartments
  • DRA Studio
  • DRA Studio kitchen
  • DRA Studio bathroom
  • David Russell Apartments
  • David Russell Apartments
  • David Russell Apartments


  • Studio - large bedroom with en-suite bathroom facilities and kitchen recess. Dimensions: Studio - 15’8”W x 10’ 6”L   Kitchen area - 8’ 5”W x 3’ 6”L
  • Communal facilities include computer room, activities room, music room, common room, laundry facilities, and a bar
  • Car Parking available
  • Double bed sizes


  • David Russell Apartments: 49 studios
  • Fife Park: 20 studios


Residence Fees 2019/20

Due to the rolling redecoration programme postgraduate residents may be required to transfer to another apartment with DRA during the summer.

Construction of new secondary school

Plans have been approved for the new secondary school in St Andrews which will be constructed in the fields between David Russell Apartments,Fife Park and Andrew Melville Hall.  Ground work is currently being carried out, before construction begins in late summer 2019.  The likely completion will be in early 2021

As we are advised on the construction timeframe we will update this page.

Update September 2019 - Works to be progressed over next 4 weeks

  • Top soil movements
  • Cut and fill earthworks
  • Soil stabilisation
  • Capping to formation levels
  • Surface water mitigation works
  • External drainage works
  • Piling works until mid October
  • Excavate and construct foundations
  • Structural steelwork to Energy Centre