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The University of Dundee is a leading public teaching and research institution in Scotland, United Kingdom.
The university can trace its roots back to 1881, when a wealthy local family donated money for a college to be built in the city. For many years after, Dundee had a partnership with the University of St Andrews, but gained independent university status in 1967.
Today, the university has more than 12,000 full time undergraduate students and around 22 per cent of its total student body are international.
More than 100 courses are taught at undergraduate level, ranging across sciences, business, arts and humanities, health, and law. Dundee’s main university campus is located in the west end of the city, within walking distance of shops, bars and restaurants. Additional facilities are found at Ninewells Hospital, where the school of medicine is based as well as a research centre.
The university’s student union has previously been voted the best in Scotland, and hosts a wide range of events and sports contests. Clubs and social clubs at the university cover a wide range of interests, from the political to the artsy. Sporting facilities include a gym, tennis courts and a 25 metre swimming pool.
There are eight student accommodation halls on and off-campus, offering a range of shared living options.
According to data collected for the Times Higher Education 2020 World University Rankings, Dundee has a staff to student ratio of around 1:17 and a student ratio of 63 per cent women to 37 per cent men.
Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4HN, United Kingdom