Coronavirus information and guidance

Accommodation at St Andrews

St Andrews has more than 4,000-bed spaces and a fantastic variety of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Prospective students can be sure they will find suitable accommodation during their studies.

Halls of residence


Student Accommodation Award

Accommodation application deadline

Single undergraduate students in their first year are guaranteed accommodation – usually in a hall of residence – provided they apply by 30 June

Overseas students studying taught postgraduate programmes are guaranteed University accommodation if they have applied for housing by the deadline 30 June

Find out more about the accommodation guarantee.

Residents' Guide 2020-2021

The Residents' Guide is designed to answer all of the practical questions you may have regarding your residence, including details of what is provided within your room and communal areas and facilities provided.  It also contains a map of where all the residences are located within St Andrews.  You may therefore find it useful to print out and bring it with you.

Residents Guide 2020-21 (PDF)