Crathie Student Village

Located midway between the University and city centre.

About 15 minutes by bus to both the University and Union Street or about 25 minute walk. A 24 hour Asda, an Iceland and a Spar are all within a 10 minute walk.

Number of Residents

96 residents, solely for RGU.

Room Types

 96 ensuite rooms.

Site Layout

 Four blocks of three or four storeys, with fourteen flats in total. The flats are for 5-8 people with two x 5-bed flats, one x 6-bed flat, eight x 7-bed flats and three x 8-bed flats. There is no lift. The reception office is accessible from Holburn Street. Flats are accessed from the car park at the rear which is off Crathie Terrace, or from Riverside Terrace (pedestrians only).

Flat facilities

Open plan communal kitchen and lounge area. All rooms en-suite.


 Small onsite car park for residents only at no additional charge on a first come first served basis. There may also be parking available in nearby streets but check for areas where a parking permit is required. There are external bike racks free of charge in the car park area.


 Bus route 1 direct to the campus (15 minutes), or bus route 2 to the city centre (15-20 minutes), both from adjacent Holburn Street. The campus is 25 minutes walk and the city centre is about 20-30 minutes walk. Plan your route on Google Maps between Crathie and the campus, or between Crathie and the city centre.

Did you know?

  • RGU has provided TVs in the lounge of each flat which includes a TV licence so you can watch TV with flatmates or connect your console for playing games.
  • This is one of the few sites with free parking on site but do note that parking is limited and cannot be guaranteed.
  • Crathie Student Village is within walking distance of university, shops and social life so if you want to keep transport costs down, this could be a good location for you.
  • The fabulous Duthie Park is just round the corner as well as the Deeside Way for walking or cycling.
  • Crathie is an environmentally aware site, with automated lighting in communal areas and solar panels on the roof.



Site Information Sheet: Crathie Student Village 2017-18 (PDF 318KB)

Image Gallery

  • Ensuite Facilities
    Ensuite Facilities
  • Holburn Street side
    Holburn Street side
  • Looking towards the River Dee
    Looking towards the River Dee


Plan your route on Google Maps between Crathie and the campus, or between Crathie and the city centre.


Please note that a rent advance of £250 is required to be paid at the time of accepting the accommodation. This is included within the total price.

Accommodation Costs 2017 to 2018 (PDF 479KB)

Crathie Student Village Accommodation Prices 2017-18

Single ensuite room 40 weeks £149 £5960
Single ensuite room 50 weeks £146 £7300

Contact Details

Crathie Student Village

Crathie Student Village
515-519 Holburn Street
AB10 7LG

Get directions to Crathie Student Village (Google Maps)

Contact Numbers

Crathie Student Village Site Office

RGU: ResLife Emergency Out-of-Hours

Monday-Friday: 8am-6pm

All other times

+44 (0) 1224 263995

+44 (0) 7807 839933