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Saturday 7 – Sunday 15 September 2019

Have an amazing social life without having to check your bank balance every time you go out

Free admission for one year

Free admission to:
  • Freshers’ Week
  • Christmas Week
  • Refreshers’ Week
  • Spring Break Week
Free admission and cloakroom every:
  • Tuesday night
  • Friday night
  • Saturday night
Free admission to amazing one of events including:
  • Pop!Up Funfair
  • Caribbean Carnival
  • Car Park Rave
  • The Temple
  • Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
  • China Town
  • Pleasure Land
  • and many more
Free admission for two friends every month
Exclusive discounts
  • Brand-new feature for 2019/20
  • Exclusive discounts at the best student-focused business

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Danny T

Saturday 7 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Danny T is a Leeds-based DJ and producer with a larger than life personality.


Saturday 7 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Join us at Flashback, a rose-tinted time machine of pop nostalgia

Legless Takeover

Saturday 7 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

The Terrace


Sunday 8 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

No child can say they never heard a Cascada song blaring at a teen disco.

Hip Hop House Party

Sunday 8 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Floor 5

Bimpson & Friends

Sunday 8 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

The Terrace

Love lsland Beach Party

Monday 9 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

You’ll soon discover that we love a fancy dress party at The Union.


Monday 9 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am


Pool Party with Kev Robertson

Monday 9 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

The Terrace

Plain White Tees

Tuesday 10 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Plain White Tees is the perfect way to make new friends fast.

Drag Disco Divas

Tuesday 10 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Floor 5

Full Moon Party with Hannah Laing

Tuesday 10 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

The Terrace

Massaoke: ABBA vs QUEEN

Wednesday 11 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Welcome to Massaoke, the epic late-night karaoke party where the audience belts out huge pop and rock anthems


Wednesday 11 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

In an age when Instagrammabilty is a must, DJ and drummer duo, The Stickmen are definitely ones to watch out for.

All Good

Wednesday 11 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

The Terrace


Thursday 12 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Basshunter is a Swedish euro-dance legend who smashed the charts in late 2007 with Now You're Gone and even appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in 2010.

2019/20 Hannah’s Choice presents Jacky (Thursday 12 September 2019)

Thursday 12 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Jacky isn’t too cool to admit he’s doing his dream job and loving every second.

Disco Wonderland

Thursday 12 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

The Terrace

Friday – Mono – To be confirmed

Friday 13 September : 9:59 pm-3:00 am

Friday - Mono - To be confirmed

Distorted presents Bury Tomorrow DJ Set

Friday 13 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Bury Tomorrow have been storming the metalcore world and are the future flagbearers for modern metal.

Cxlture – A night of Techno

Friday 13 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

The Terrace

Freshers Fair

Saturday 14 September : 11:30 am-4:00 pm

Freshers Fair 2019 September 14th,  11.30AM - 4PM on Campus Green - FREE Entry Socialise, sign up to societies and get LOADS of freebies!What to Expect Becoming a member of a Society couldn’t be easier and your best chance to do this will be at the upcoming Freshers Fair!Every year our Freshers Fair gets bigger and better. Pens, pencils, notepads, sweets and even free Dominos Pizza! With over 100 Societies each offering a unique opportunity to try something new, you're bound to find…


Saturday 14 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Club MTV is a bespoke clubbing experience that has travelled the length and breadth of the UK


Saturday 14 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

Join us at Flashback, a rose-tinted time machine of pop nostalgia

SOL – Aberdeen Collective

Saturday 14 September : 10:00 pm-3:00 am

The Terrace

Screen on the Green presents Sing-along Greatest Showman

Sunday 15 September : 8:00 pm-Monday 16 September : 10:15 pm

Outdoor cinema

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Plus another three weeks of fabulous parties…

Save a further £97 with your Black Card

Christmas Week

10-20 December 2019

Refreshers’ Week

17-25 January 2020

Spring Break Week

27 March – 4 April 2020

Nine Club Nights…

Save a further £994 with your Black Card!

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Latin Heat

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Hannah’s Choice

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Award winning guest DJs

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Exclusive Black Card Discounts

Save £s off-campus

Here’s some of the places offering an exclusive discount…

Arkive - 15% off womenswear

36-40 Seagate

Arkive is one is Scotland’s leading independent fashion stores and first opened back in 1997. Stocking a wide variety of men’s and womenswear, Arkive is one of the coolest shops in Dundee. There’s an in-store barbershop, skateboard shop and resident DJs on Saturdays.

Beans and Berries - 15% off Sunday to Friday

70 Commercial St

Beans and Berries is a dessert and coffee house with a huge selection of waffles, ice cream, crepes, protein shakes, sundaes, smoothies and freak shakes. They also serve fantastic savoury paninis, tasty sandwiches and high quality coffee.Beans and Berries cater for both vegans and lactose intolerant customers and are renowned for their vegan pancakes.

Benjamin Barker - 15% Black Card discount

212a Perth Road

Twice named ‘Best Barbers’ at the Scottish Hairdressing Awards, Benjamin Barker is a high-end gentleman’s barbershop in the West End.They provide a first-class service, relaxed atmosphere and a complimentary beer within a traditional environment based on old-fashioned American barbershops.

Birchwood Food Emporium & Café - 20% off 8:30am – 10:30am & 4pm – 6pm, Monday to Friday

28 – 32 Commercial Street

(Not valid 01.12.19 to 06.01.20)

Birchwood Food Emporium & Cafe is Dundee’s leading independently-owned organic & wholefoods shop and cafe that sells fresh, locally produced, healthy produce; as well as providing a zero-waste/plastic-free shopping experience with the use of gravity dispensers. Birchwood is unique in style and quality and serves some of the best organic coffee in town.

Body Motiv8 - 15% Black Card discount, Monday – Wednesday, 7am – 8pm

30A South Tay Street

Body Motiv8 are a dedicated team offering a wide variety of services, from weight loss to injury rehabilitation. Whether it’s sports therapy, physiotherapy or nutrition, Body Motiv8provide the expert advice that will enable you to achieve fitness goals that you have always dreamt of.

Body Tone Warehouse - 15% Black Card discount

10 Main St

No matter what your sport, nutrition is essential; however it is often the most difficult factor to get right. Body Tone Warehouse give the advice that will ensure you achieve your goals as quickly as possible and supply all the products you need; at prices you can’t beat.

Charlie Taylor Hair and Beauty - 15% off services over £30.00

95 – 101 Nethergate

Charlie Taylor Hair and Beauty have a strong reputation, high standards and affordable prices.They offer a wide range of hairdressing and beauty servicesincluding facial treatments and advice on skin problems.Follow them on Instagram and see some of their award-winning work.

Charlie Waffles - 20% Black Card discount

40 West Port

Charlie Waffles & Co is a new luxury ice cream and dessert parlour. They serve some of Dundee’s best ice cream and are open seven days a week until late. Go and visit; this is some of the best dairy ice cream that you will ever taste!

Don Michele - 20% Black Card discount

177-179 Perth Rd

Don Michele is a family-run restaurant specialising in authentic Italian dining. They have a varied menu of freshly prepared dishes that will tempt all palates. From fish and pizza, to meat and pasta; Don Michele is perfect for that home-like Italian atmosphere, where everyone is welcomed as family and friends.

Eight Yards - Keith Scott Kilts - 25% off hire and sales

30-32 Whitehall Crescent

Eight Yards respect quality, tradition and craftsmanship and will help you choose Scottish menswear with timeless, sartorial style. The advice, attention to detail and assistance Eight Yards provide are all reasons why their customers come back again and again.

Gentry Barbers - 10% Black Card discount

282 Perth Road

Gentry Barbers is a small, busy, traditional barbershop with a friendly relaxed atmosphere. They have served the students of Dundee for the last 14 years, offering both traditional and fashion styles to suit all.Situated at the top of Dundee’s bustling Perth Road Gentry Barbers provide quality cuts at great prices.

The Hair Lounge - 50% off colour, Tuesday and Wednesday.

46 Murraygate

The Hair Lounge is a long established unisex salon in the heart of the city centre, who also offer a variety of beauty services.Their highly skilled team of stylists specialise in both male and female colours and cutsand have been recently nominated in the Dundee Business Awards for Best Salon.

Hepburns Nail Lounge - 20% Black Card discount

22 -24 Commercial Street

Check-out Hepburns if you’re looking for gorgeous nails and some of the best beauty treatments in Dundee. They’ll make you feel great and will ensure that your precious ‘me time’ is quality pamper time! Whether it’s a quick wax or an indulgent pedicure – you will leave Hepburns feeling happy and confident!

iartsupplies - 15% Black Card discount

59 Perth Road

iartsupplies on Perth Road is Dundee’s only independent art and craft supplies shop. With pens, pencils, markers, paint, sketchbooks and much more, they have 1000s of quality products to choose from, mostly imported from Holland. iartsupplies are open Monday to Saturday from 10am.

Jen Valentine - 20% Black Card discount, Tuesday – Thursday

278 Blackness Road

Jen Valentineis an award-winning nail andbeauty salon based in the heart of the West End. They offer a variety of beauty treatments including gel polish, nail enhancements, brows, Browjam, lashes, spray tans and Lycon Waxing.

Kobee - 15% off a la carte menu (Drinks not included)

42 Dock St

From succulent steaks and burgers, to mouth-watering seafood and Pan Asian dishes; at Kobee all the dishes are freshly prepared and use only the best locally sourced ingredients. For an evening you will never forget, make sure you experience their speciality Teppanyaki shows!

Le Freak Records - 20% Black Card discount

159 Perth Road

Le Freak Records is a wee record shop situated on the Perth Road and catering for all music tastes. In addition to selling lots of records, they host in-store gigs and DJs from all around Scotland. Even if you don’t have a record player, they would love to meet you, so just pop-in for a beer and a blether!

Lovetts - 20% off haircuts Monday to Thursday

12 Exchange St

Lovetts is a traditional barbershop offering a large variety of styles and are located on one of Dundee’s coolest streets. Lovetts have been trading for over five years and are well known for supporting the local community. They are open Monday to Saturday, closing at 7pm during the week.

McCalls of Dundee - 15% off hire and 15% off sales - Discount not valid with another offer

8 Whitehall St

McCalls are one of Scotland’s leading Highlandwear outfitters; supplying tailored kilts and high-quality hire outfits. They have a wide selection of hire tartans, from traditional to contemporary, including their exclusive Pride range. McCalls are proud of their customer service and affordability – pop in and find your perfect outfit.

Mexican Grill - 20% off Monday to Thursday (Drinks not included)

24 Castle Street

Currently listed by Tripadvisor as one of the top five Mexican restaurants in Dundee, the Mexican Grill serves authentic cuisine and cocktails. The head chef has 17 years’ experience cooking Mexican food and uses a wide range of herbs and spices sourced from Latin America. The Mexican Grill also serves vegetarian/vegan friendly and gluten-free dishes.

Mozza - Black Card discount tbc

13 Whitehall St

Neapolitan pizza is no ordinary pizza; this is the real deal originating from Naples, with the best taste and the perfect fusion of ingredients. At Mozza they only make the finest Neapolitan pizza. Wood-fired by skilled Pizzaiolo, every pizza is cooked to perfection in just 60 passionate seconds.

Muchacho - 20% Black Card discount

91 Nethergate

Having travelled the world, the Muchacho team have earnt a respect for the flavours and tastes delivered through the art of Mexican street food. They are now bringing their experience here, to the streets of Dundee. Check it out!

Oh So Gorgeous Hairdressing - 20% off cut and colour services, Tuesday – Thursday

Queens Hotel Buildings, Nethergate

This award-winning salon with five-star reviews and a wide range of services, offers Black Card holders an amazing 20% discount when they book mid-week. Oh So Gorgeous are located at the Queens Hotel Buildings on the Nethergate, just on the edge of Campus, so check them out now!

The Pancake Place - 25% off all food, Tuesday – Friday, 3pm to 6pm

22 Reform St

The Pancake Place is a small family-run restaurant, serving home-cooked food in a relaxed and friendly environment. Founded in 1973, initially their menu concentrated on pancakes but has expanded over the years to include a wide variety of other dishes.

Party Wizard - 15% Black Card discount

214 Perth Rd

Party Wizard specialise in all aspects of fancy dress for all purposes, from full costumes to accessories, especially for Halloween and Cosplay. They also sell helium balloons for all party requirements together with party banners and candles.
Party Wizard pride themselves on their customer service and welcoming people to their shop.

Pure Beauty - 20% off full price beauty treatments, excludes courses and products - Can’t be used in conjunction with any other offer

318 Perth Road

Located in Dundee’s West End, Pure Beauty is an award-winning beauty salon that was established in 2003. Jennifer and her team of qualified therapists provide excellent beauty treatments in a peaceful and relaxing environment along with a high level of customer service.

Redberry Dessert Parlour - Black Card discount tbc

5 Crichton Street

The award-winning Redberry Dessert Parlour was voted one of the top 20 ice cream shops in Scotland. They serve freshly made Belgian waffles and crepes, alongside Tango Ice Blasts and a large selection of ice cream. If you’re spoilt for choice,their friendly staff are happy to make a recommendation.

Rivertown - £2 off, on top of existing student discount

63 Perth Rd

Rivertown is a barbershop and lifestyle store offering high quality and independent clothing, products and haircuts. They host regular nights with live music, DJs and free beer. Rivertown operate on both an appointment and walk-in basis, however advise you to book at the weekend via their link on Instagram, @uzi_rivertown

Spex Pistols - 20% Black Card discount

4 Johnston’s Lane

Tucked away in Dundee’s cultural quarter, optical boutique Spex Pistols stocks a wide variety of designer, vintage and classic frames. In fact Spex Pistols offers something for every pocket, personality and profile and can often upgrade lenses for free. If you wear glasses of any sort – a visit to Spex Pistols is a must!

Taza - 20% off from 5pm onwards. No split bills. Excludes: Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and Christmas Day.

Unit One, Camperdown Street, City Quay

“Taza” means “fresh” in Hindi. Taza on the City Quay is an Indian restaurant with a permanent buffet offering a wide selection of food all of the time. Taza pride themselves on making their food the best available.

Urban Print - 10% Black Card discount

57 Perth Rd

Urban Print offer a comprehensive print and design service. They pride themselves on providing top quality products along with the highest level of customer care. From flyers and posters, to dissertation binding and archival-quality fine-art prints, Urban Print provide the products, quality and service that you seek.

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