*Prices accurate as of January 2017 - Please visit RGU website for most recent prices.
Rosemount Hall is run by Liberty Living and is located in the city centre with over one hundred and fourty residents all RGU students. There are a mix of standard and ensuite rooms where there are six 2 or 3 floor blocks with 3 to 5 flats each. The flats have three or seven bedrooms with a communal kitchen and lounge which are either open plan or seperate. Rosemount is well connected to a number of local activities in the City Centre and is only a five minute walk to a wide range of bars, restaurants and shops.
- Located in a residential area, Rosemount is in a convenient location for the social and employment opportunities of the city centre.
- It is very popular with students due to being a smaller site in a quieter area but still close to the city centre.
- Beds are larger than the normal single bed size, at 4ft wide instead of 3ft.
- Within walking distance of Victoria and Westburn Parks
- This is an unmanned site during the day with Liberty Living staff based at the Don Street site.
Getting To and From Woolmanhill
Approx. 1 Hour Walk to RGU Campus
Woolmanhill is located in the City Centre, which makes it close to a wide range of facilities, shops, restaurants, bars and clubs. It is a 5 minute walk from Belmont Street, home to some of Aberdeen's most popular bars. It is also a ten minute walk from some of Aberdeen's biggest nightclubs. When it comes to getting to the RGU campus, it is roughly a one hour walk, down Union Street and along the length of Holburn Street to the south of the city.
Approx. 30 min Bus Journey to RGU Campus
Woolmanhill is close to a number of major bus routes throughout the city. From the site, it is about a five to ten minute walk to get to the City Centre, where on Union Street students can take the First Aberdeen Route 1, 1A or 2 to get to the RGU Campus in Garthdee. This bus journey only takes around 15 minute and the buses come at least every ten minutes. The 1 and 1A service runs straight onto the university campus and often have signage for 'RGU'. There is also a set of buses which leave directly from outside Woolmanhill from 8am - 9am during term time to get students to Garthdee even quicker.
Approx. 30 min Cycle to RGU Campus
Another way to get from Woolmanhill to Garthdee is to cycle. On site, there are a limited number of bike storage pds which are avaliable on a first come, first serve bases and cost £10 to lease. The RGU Students' Union run an RGU Go Green sustainability project where they have a Bike Hire Scheme
where students can get a free bike and reserve it for a semester. Students cycling from Woolmanhill can take a number of routes, including an old railway line which runs from Duthie Park to Garthdee allowing cyclists a safer route to avoid the traffic.
Approx. 12 min Drive to RGU Campus
If you are looking to drive to campus, it is possible to get on-site parking at Woolmanhill. Parking is for residents only, and costs around £240 for the year, with a £5 deposit. It is a short 12 minute drive to the RGU campus. Parking on campus in Garthdee requires an additional permit, which is often allocated to students who live the furthest away from campus with limited public transport options. There are options for parking in the community around the campus, such as On-Street parking.