Ramsay Development

Garthdee location. For 2017/18, Ramsay Development is for postgraduate and mature students only.

About 5 minute walk to campus and 50 minute walk (or 20 minutes by bus) to Union Street. A large Sainsbury’s is about a 5 minute walk.

Number of Residents

 28 residents, solely for RGU.

Room Types

 28 ensuite rooms

Site Layout

 Single 3-storey building (no lift) with 6 flats. There is one 3-bed, two 4-bed, one 5-bed and two 6-bed flats. There are very limited car parking spaces to the front and side of the building and an enclosed garden area at the rear with lockable bike storage and a BBQ.

Flat facilities

Open plan communal kitchen and lounge area. All rooms ensuite.


 Very limited car parking available on a first-come first-serve basis. (Please note that the campus is within easy walking distance of Ramsay.) A security-locked bike cage is available at no extra charge.


 The campus is a few minutes’ walk and the city centre is 20-25 minutes by bus or a 50 minute walk. Bus route 1 from nearby Auchinyell Road or bus route 2 from nearby Garthdee Road are about a 5 minute walk and provide bus travel to the city centre. Plan your route on Google Maps between Ramsay Development and the campus, or between Ramsay Development and the city centre.

Did you know?

  • With only 28 rooms available, these rooms are heavily in demand and unfortunately we are unable to offer them to everyone that requests them.
  • Each flat has its own washing machine for you to use meaning no additional laundry fees.
  • Just a 5 minute walk to campus and located in a quiet residential area, this site is particularly suitable for mature or post-graduate students who aren’t worried about social activities.
  • The Deeside Way is just a short stroll away and provides a beautiful area to walk or cycle

Site Information Sheet: Ramsay Development 2017-18 (PDF 319KB)

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  • Front entrance
    Front entrance
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Plan your route on Google Maps between Ramsay Development and the campus, or between Ramsay Development 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)

Ramsay Development Accommodation Prices 2017-18

Single ensuite room 40 weeks £156 £6240
Single ensuite room 50 weeks £146 £7300

Contact Details

Ramsay Development

Ramsay Development
7-19 Ramsay Place
AB10 7AF

Get directions to Ramsay Development (Google Maps)

Contact Numbers

RGU Staff

RGU: ResLife Emergency Out-of-Hours

Monday-Friday: 7am-7pm based at Garthdee House Annexe
Saturday: 9am-6.30pm based at Sir Ian Wood Building
Sunday: 9am-3.30pm based at Sir Ian Wood Building

All other times

+44 (0) 1224 263770 (Monday to Friday)
+44 (0) 1224 262288 (Saturday/Sunday)

+44 (0) 7801 793912