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David Russell Apartments

Buchanan Gardens
St Andrews
KY16 9LY

+44 (0)1334 46 7100

Residential Services Manager Christine Wilson

Deputy Residential Services Managers Jane Steven, Nicola Heddleston, Clair Waterhouse

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DRA is a modern complex, completed in 2004. It is conveniently located for the University Sports Centre and various Science buildings on the North Haugh.

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

  • David Russell Apartments
  • David Russell Apartments
  • David Russell Apartments
  • David Russell Apartments
  • David Russell Apartments
  • David Russell Apartments
  • David Russell Apartments


  • Bedroom with en-suite bathroom facilities in a shared 5-bedroom apartment
  • Catered and self-catered options, with meal cards also available
  • Shared kitchen facilities
  • Communal facilities include computer room, activities room, music room, common room, laundry facilities, and a bar
  • Car Parking available
  • Contract includes Christmas and Spring vacation on a self catered basis
  • Bed sizes are shared room single bed, single room double bed

For more information about life in David Russell Apartments please visit the residence webpage


  • Single en-suite rooms: 1087 (834 undergraduate, 253 postgraduate)
  • Shared en-suite rooms: 12 (undergraduate only)


  • 14 catered meals per week
  • Breakfast and dinner is served weekdays
  • Breakfast and lunch on weekends
  • Student catering menu
Meal Times Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Monday-Friday 8am - 9.30am n/a 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Saturday & Sunday 8am - 9.30am 12 noon - 1.30pm n/a

Residence fees 2017-2018

  • Single en-suite self-catering £6,486
  • Shared en-suite self-catering £5,589
  • Catered single en-suite £8,058
  • Catered shared en-suite £7,162