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CUG UK ranking (out of 144)

85%

NSS Student Satisfaction score

75%

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The University of Aberdeen is a Scottish institution founded in 1495, making it the fifth oldest university in the UK. Its main King's College campus is located in 'Old Aberdeen' just north of the city centre while Foresterhill campus is home to Aberdeen's medical arm - one of the largest health campuses in Europe. By offering well over 500 distinct undergraduate degree courses, the University of Aberdeen has cemented itsself as Scotland's education powerhouse with such notable alumni as Iain Glen (actor), Alastair Darling (former chancellor of the exchequer) and Robert Davidson (inventor).

Combining ancient tradition with cutting edge facilities and progressive teaching.

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A vibrant combo of history and modernity

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Combining ancient tradition with cutting edge facilities and progressive teaching.

A vibrant combo of history and modernity

https://stories.springpod.com/stories/univeristy-of-aberdeen-105366

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The university

The University of Aberdeen is a Scottish institution founded in 1495, making it the fifth oldest university in the UK. Its main King's College campus is located in 'Old Aberdeen' just north of the city centre while Foresterhill campus is home to Aberdeen's medical arm - one of the largest health campuses in Europe. By offering well over 500 distinct undergraduate degree courses, the University of Aberdeen has cemented itsself as Scotland's education powerhouse with such notable alumni as Iain Glen (actor), Alastair Darling (former chancellor of the exchequer) and Robert Davidson (inventor).

What students think

Aberdeen is routinely ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide and top 20 in the UK, so it's little surprise that the brightest and best from across the UK and beyond flock there every year. STEM and medical subjects are particularly well regarded, so students seeking a career in these areas are unlikley to go wrong by studying at Aberdeen. Students looking to become part of historical traditions will be delighted by those featured at Aberdeen, from pledging the oath of Sponsio Academica to the Founders' Day ceremony to bull riding rectors (yes, you read that right)!

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The university

The University of Aberdeen is a Scottish institution founded in 1495, making it the fifth oldest university in the UK. Its main King's College campus is located in 'Old Aberdeen' just north of the city centre while Foresterhill campus is home to Aberdeen's medical arm - one of the largest health campuses in Europe. By offering well over 500 distinct undergraduate degree courses, the University of Aberdeen has cemented itsself as Scotland's education powerhouse with such notable alumni as Iain Glen (actor), Alastair Darling (former chancellor of the exchequer) and Robert Davidson (inventor).

What students think

Aberdeen is routinely ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide and top 20 in the UK, so it's little surprise that the brightest and best from across the UK and beyond flock there every year. STEM and medical subjects are particularly well regarded, so students seeking a career in these areas are unlikley to go wrong by studying at Aberdeen. Students looking to become part of historical traditions will be delighted by those featured at Aberdeen, from pledging the oath of Sponsio Academica to the Founders' Day ceremony to bull riding rectors (yes, you read that right)!

Aberdeen is routinely ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide and top 20 in the UK, so it's little surprise that the brightest and best from across the UK and beyond flock there every year. STEM and medical subjects are particularly well regarded, so students seeking a career in these areas are unlikley to go wrong by studying at Aberdeen. Students looking to become part of historical traditions will be delighted by those featured at Aberdeen, from pledging the oath of Sponsio Academica to the Founders' Day ceremony to bull riding rectors (yes, you read that right)!

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