Belmont Tower & Balfour Flats

Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats offer student living right in the centre of the university campus and is ideally located within a few minutes’ walk of the university facilities and the city centre.

Our accommodation is typically available for new starting undergraduate and postgraduate students. Once the student has accepted their place with Dundee University information on how to apply is sent via email from the University Admissions and Student Recruitment Department.

For further details about the booking process, please see the University of Dundee website.

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Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats offer similar accommodation and are the perfect location for being the centre of university life in Dundee. This accommodation is directly on campus which means you’ll have the added benefits of being adjacent to the University sports hall, tennis courts, swimming pool, main library and Students’ Association.

Belmont Tower is made up of a four-bedroom flat and ten eight bedrooms flats; each with a fully equipped kitchen with separate dining area. Balfour Flats is adjacent to Belmont Tower and has two floors. Each floor has 13 bedrooms with two fully equipped kitchens per floor.

Bedrooms in Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats offer a spacious room with single bed and private en-suite bathroom in flats of either four, six, seven or eight students. Each bedroom benefits from a desk and plenty of storage. Our premier rooms have additional storage and a dressing area. All rooms have en-suite shower rooms.

In addition, the all-inclusive bills cover contents insurance, maintenance, security and  250Mb/s Wi-Fi, offering you peace of mind in your new home.

What it's like living with us

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Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats, Mount Pleasant, Dundee, DD1 4HD


Opening hours

Our offices are open Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Your new
home journey

Moving to a new city and living in student accommodation can be overwhelming, but also really exciting. At Sanctuary Students, we’re here to help you every step of the way – and that starts with finding you your perfect student home.

Whether you spend one, two, three or more years staying with us, we can guarantee you’ll find a student property in a great location, with modern facilities and a built-in student community. And support from our friendly staff, of course!

From your initial application to move-in day, we’re here to answer any of your questions and make the moving process as smooth as possible. Click the button below to contact us today or find out more about staying with Sanctuary Students.

Find your perfect property

From fully furnished flats to self-contained studio apartments, Sanctuary Students has student accommodation properties available around the UK, from Dundee to Brighton.

Arrange a viewing & apply

Step into the student life and arrange a viewing of your selected student property. When you’re ready to apply, head over to the University of Dundee's website.

Check out how to apply here

Meet your roommates

You can join the Sanctuary Students community before you even arrive! Connect with your new flatmates through our Facebook page (Sanctuary Students UK) or Instagram (@sancstudents).

Moving day

Now it’s time for the most exciting part: moving day! Have questions? Learn more about what to expect here, and contact your student property team with any questions.

What's nearby

Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats are located in an ideal location for students at the University of Dundee. The residences are right in the heart of the campus and only a few minutes walk from all of the main campus teaching buildings.

Being on campus, residents will be able to make the most of everything the University has to offer. This includes the sports centre, Students Union, swimming pool, tennis courts, library and a mini-supermarket.

If that's not enough we are also located in the fashionable West End, right on the edge of the city centre. We have two theatres and a range of pubs, clubs and restaurants right on our doorstep.

Additional information
Money matters

Residence Fees are payable according to the University payment guide.

For international students the University of Dundee have partnered with Convera so that students can securely send international wire transfers in their local currency.

Room types

Standard Single En-suite

Single rooms are brilliant value and are fully furnished with a single bed and en-suite bathroom.

Premier Single En-suite

Premier rooms are larger and have the added benefit of a larger en-suite and additional storage. They are fully furnished with a single bed.


The University provides a Wi-Fi service in all bedrooms and kitchen/lounges and there are also network connections in all bedrooms. These services provide full internet and email access plus access to all of the campus computing services, subject of course, to the University's acceptable use policy.

Moving day

The moving day information for Belmont Tower and Balfour Flats can be found on the University of Dundee website.


Your agreement with the University is for the full period and if you choose to move out before the end of the tenancy, or if your occupancy is terminated as a result of a breach of discipline, you will still be responsible for paying your rent up until the end of your tenancy. However, if a replacement University of Dundee student can be found by you and is approved by the University, they may take over the tenancy. You will need to pay your rent until the replacement tenant has moved in.



Your handbook contains all the essential information you'll need to know when you move in with us.

Belmont & Balfour Residents' Guide

Tenancy Agreement

A full contract will be available to download from the University website once you accept your agreement.

TV licence

If you are bringing a TV to watch live TV, or if you receive or record live TV programmes on any other device, such as a laptop, you will need a TV Licence. You won’t be covered by your parents’ licence.

Our TV licences only cover the TVs that we provide, for example in common rooms and lounge areas.

From September 2016, you’ll need a TV license to watch the BBC iPlayer.

For more information and to buy your licence, visit the TV Licensing website. There are a variety of payment plans available.

The TV licensing authorities recognise that most students do not need the final three months of a TV licence as you leave the accommodation during the summer. You may be able to receive a refund for this period, provided that you don’t need your licence again before it expires.

If you do not have a TV Licence but you receive or record live TV you could face prosecution from the TV Licensing Authority.

Do you provide insurance

At Sanctuary Students we offer specialist insurance cover for all of our students through

All of our accommodation is covered as Basic Cover.

Basic Cover Explained

Your possessions, desktop and laptop computer equipment are insured for theft, fire, flood, burst pipes, storm, vandalism, explosion and lightning. Cover applies within your accommodation, in any temporary residence and in transit at the beginning and end of each term.

View cover here (PDF 275KB)


On-site parking on the University campus is not available for students unless they have a disability and hold a blue badge. In addition, there is no parking available to guests and visitors.

What happens next?

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