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Academic Staff Induction: Around Campus

A guide for all new staff who teach

All the buildings and facilities might not be fully open when you join us on campus but they will be soon!

Campus Locations

The University has three key locations:

1) City Campus is in the heart of Dundee. 

2) Ninewells Campus is located 2.5 miles west of the city campus on Ninewells Avenue, approximately a 10 minute drive from the City Campus. The School of Medicine features facilities primarily used by Medical and Nursing Students. 

3) Kirkcaldy Campus borders the town of Kirkcaldy in Fife. 35 miles from Dundee, it is one of the locations for the School of Nursing & Health Sciences. 

Watch this aerial tour of our City campus and its facilities.

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The Global Room

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The Global Room is a  social space on City Campus for students to relax, meet new people and celebrate cultural events. Staff are also welcome to use the space and cafe facilities. You can find us in the old College Hall, just outside the back of the Tower Building. See the latest Global Room events

Social Space at Kirkcaldy Campus

Read more about this great space on the UoD blog post


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There are IT suites on all our campuses.

Find out which City Campus and Kirkcaldy IT suites have PCs available for you to use (current guidelines will apply)

There are six locations on campus where you can talk to our IT Staff in person at a Service Point

The Friendly Campus

The University of Dundee Campus has been voted the friendliest in Scotland by The Sunday Times, 2019. With 3,200 staff and nearly 18,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming to the University from all over the UK, Europe and beyond, we have a truly welcoming and diverse campus community. 

Enquiry Centre

Enquiry Centre

We're located outside DUSA and the main campus shop. Drop in to speak to the team in the Student Services Enquiry Centre or look us up online.

Study Spaces

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Although there will be much more online learning and teaching there will be a small number staff on campus and sometimes it can be good to get out of the office!

Find out  places where staff and students can meet or study in the Main Library and around campus (current guidelines apply).

Facilities and Services

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The University offers a wide range of facilities and services for staff and students..

This web page will provide you with a list of what these are. 

City Campus Map

Explore the City Campus through this map

This is Our Campus Tour

See our compact City Campus for yourself with the guided tour below by one of our Student Ambassadors.

Apart from a fantastic Library & Learning Centre and modern teaching facilities, we have lots of green space and peaceful areas to take a breath in, as well as bustling cafes, bars, a swimming pool, tennis courts and the Institute for Sports and Exercise. 

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Outside Spaces 

There are lots of nooks and crannies in outside spaces around the University buildings where you can take a few minutes to relax. 

Take some time away from the office on dry days and perhaps to read a book or have your lunch - or both. Take a walk around campus and you might be surprised at how many lovely locations there are. 

Geddes Quadrangle

Teaching Rooms

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The University has a range of learning and teaching spaces.

Open the catalogue of bookable rooms to learn about some of:

  1. the types learning and teaching of environments
  2. the layout and location of teaching rooms
  3. and what kind of equipment is in them

Cycling Scheme

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Take advantage of this scheme and get fit at the same time!

The University has a cycle to work scheme which can help you to make savings on the cost of a new bike and safety equipment.