We might not all be back on campus yet but for those who are, bear in mind that some of the information on this page can be subject to change under the current circumstances.
We appreciate that things are different now and all these places might not be fully functioning as yet but we hope they will be soon
The Library Café – bustling with staff and students, you’re always guaranteed a smile from staff, and to spot someone you know. Coffee from a machine, but pretty good.
The Pavement Café – Airlie Place side of the DUSA building. Barista coffee at great prices. Good breakfast deals. Great view towards the Tay and a lovely outdoor space for summer meetings or catch ups.
Top of the Tower café – best view in Dundee as it’s located on the 10th floor of the Tower Building. Great place to take visiting colleagues to. Mostly staff but some students too.
The Chaplaincy café – busy café upstairs in the University’s Chaplaincy. Some outside tables when warm, and great soup to eat in or take away at lunchtime.
Cantina – level 2 of the Crawford Building, DJCAD. If not DJCAD staff or student you need to gain access and directions from the main reception. Cantina offers a relaxed and sociable environment, with the walls covered in student art. Virtual Tour
Life Sciences and Dentistry have their own cafés as well, but you need fob access for these.
The Global Room is open to staff as well as student and has 'make your own' tea and coffee facilities.
Kirkcaldy Campus has a new social space for staff and students, opened in February 2020 - read the blog post
In the Medical School at Ninewells Hospital there is the Ian Lowe Centre for staff and students, a nice light space where you can get food, coffee and have an informal meeting.
If you aren't on campus why not set up a virtual coffee with some of your peers - use Teams or Collaborate.
ISE transform lives through sport, exercise and physical activity and is a great place to get to know people.
Visit their web page to find out more about what they offer and learn how you can still be healthy and active using online activities.
The University has a fascinating and varied collection of over 30,000 historic artefacts, artworks and specimens acquired during the span of the Institution's existence.
There are several other exhibition spaces in the University:
University Culture Online is a really informative and interesting blog; a digital snapshot and celebration of the cultural activity that our staff and students participate in across the University.
The Centre for Scottish Culture brings together members of the School of Humanities, DJCAD, and other departments at the University of Dundee with interests in the literature, culture and history of Scotland and its people. The Centre helps facilitate creative and academic collaboration among our staff, students, and the wider community, and showcases our innovative work on popular culture, including film, comics and graphic novels, as well as poetry, theatre and fiction.
'The health and well being of our colleagues, students and the wider University community is paramount. As a result, the Chaplaincy building is now closed until further notice however, the Chaplaincy & Chaplains are still available for Staff & Students.'
Here are the contact details for our Chaplains
The University has a Brothers’ and a Sisters’ Prayer room, on Airlie Place.
Dundee Central Mosque is located a 5 minute walk from City Campus. Dundee Islamic Society