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LIVE Smart: Living Away from Home

Student guide to living and studying in Dundee. Aligned with LEARN Smart

Living Away from Home - Introduction

male and female students standing in kitchen FlatmatesBed with various items being packed

Living away from home can be great fun, but also can be challenging at times. This section provides you with resources and information for common issues, as well as helpful ideas and the skills you need to live independently.

Managing your money

Fire Safety

Cooking for yourself and eating well

Cleaning and Laundry

Living in Private Accommodation

Kitchen and Food Safety


Travel and Parking Information

living with others

Household checklist

For Parents