Deans Court

Deans Court building dates back to the 15th century and is located directly across from St Andrews Cathedral in the centre of town. 

For the academic year 2019-2020, only the annexes in Deans Court will be open (the main building will not be available). The annexes will only be offered on a self-catered basis during this time.  Residents can opt to purchase a meal package at nearby St Salvator's Hall providing 19 meals per week term time only.

Hall information

Deans Court has single rooms located throughout the main building and annexes. Most bedrooms are classed as standard self-catered and have shared bathroom facilities. Some rooms have private en suite facilities which include a shower and sink; however, all residents share toilets.

Essential repairs

Please note the annexes in North Street and North Street flats will have essential repairs carried out at the start of the academic year 2019-20 and lasting a maximum of 12 weeks.  This will involve some scaffolding outside bedroom windows throughout these works and will involving some degree of disruption. More in-depth information will be provided to residents by email.

The Deans Court complex consists of 55 rooms(for 2019-20 30 rooms)

  • 20 standard single rooms with single-size beds in the main building - closed for 2019-20
  • 31 standard rooms with single-size beds in the Deans Court Annexes located on North Street and South Street (for 2019-20 27 rooms available)
  • 3 en suite rooms with single-size beds, one in North Street and two in South Street 
  • 1 studio in the main building with a double-size bed - closed for 2019-20


Deans Court is located near to the historic ruins of St Andrews Castle and St Andrews Cathedral. Close to the centre of town, the flats are conveniently located for the University Library and several Arts buildings.

What is Deans Court like?

Deans Court benefits from a good sense of community with a committee who run events throughout the year. Residents have access to a large garden where barbeques are held during the warmer months. 

Deans Court


Deans Court has the following facilities for all residents to use. Due to the main building closure for 2019-20 these will not be available


The laundry room contains two washers and two dryers which are card-operated. You can buy a card from the card dispensers in the foyer which you pre-load with credit via an online portal. This will not be available for 2019-20 but washer dryers will be available in the annexes.


Attached to the common room is a library with books donated by previous residents over the years.  This will not be available for 2019-20.

Common rooms

Within the common room is a piano, television and comfortable seating.  This will not be available for 2019-20

Advice on the use of electrical equipment


Deans Court

University of St Andrews
North Street
St Andrews
KY16 9QT

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 7147