The University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the fifth oldest in the UK. Aberdeen is an international university built on serving one of the most dynamic regions of Europe. With over 13,000 students, and over 3000 staff, they are at the forefront of teaching and research in medicine, the humanities and sciences.
The University has also invested heavily in medical research, where time and again University staff have demonstrated their skills as world leaders in their field. The custom-built Institute of Medical Sciences, completed in 2002, was designed to provide state-of-the-art facilities for medical researchers and their students.
Some reasons to choose Aberdeen are :
A thriving, cosmopolitan community with students from 120 countries set within a beautiful, historic campus that has seen four Nobel Prizes being awarded for work carried out, or begun at the University.
Unique programme options with professional accreditation, industrial placements, plus the opportunity to study abroad in Europe, North America, Hong Kong, Japan or Korea.
It's your degree and it should be planned around you, with the freedom to plan your own programme of study from a wide range of options.
Their experience and connections can help secure that all-important first step on the ladder to a successful career. 97% of their students enter directly into good jobs, research posts or further study within six months of graduating.
Not only academic qualifications to rival the best, but also personal, communication and teamwork skills to make you an all-round achiever in whatever you choose to do. They boast over 150 clubs and societies for students to join and offer excellent on-campus sports facilities.
They pride themselves on providing state-of-the-art learning resources for their students. Computing and library facilities are geared towards their needs.
Their support services rank with the best in the UK and they aim to make sure, right from the start, that you have access to any guidance you might need.
All new students are guaranteed a place in student accommodation, either on the campus or close by.
Aberdeen is everything a student city should be and more! Historic, international, fashionable and friendly, Aberdeen is the perfect place to live and study. Aberdeen has also been voted the best place to be a student in the UK by a leading accommodation website.