Ten Reasons to Study at the University of Aberdeen
Ten Good Reasons to Choose the University of Aberdeen:
- The academic strength you would expect from a 500 year old university – yet right at the forefront for careers in the 21st century
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.
- Degrees which are recognised and respected worldwide
Unique programme options with professional accreditation, industrial placements, plus the opportunity to study abroad in Europe, North America, Hong Kong, Japan or Korea.
- Choice and flexibility
It's your degree and we believe it should be planned around you, with the freedom to plan your own programme of study from a wide range of options.
- A proven track record for employment, with the best head-start your career can get
Our experience and connections can help secure that all-important first step on the ladder to a successful career. 91% of our students enter directly into good jobs, research posts or further study within six months of graduating.
- Opportunities to develop yourself and your interests
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. We boast over 150 clubs and societies for students to join and offer excellent on-campus sports facilities.
- The very best learning resources
We pride ourselves on providing state-of-the-art learning resources for our students. Computing and library facilities are geared towards your needs and we are especially proud of our exceptional museums and special collections.
- A supportive community
A self-contained friendly campus in a friendly city; we will do everything we can to help you quickly feel at home. Our support services rank with the best in the UK and we aim to make sure, right from the start, that you have access to any guidance you might need.
- First-class accommodation
All new students are guaranteed a place in student accommodation, either on the campus or close by – so no need to set the alarm too early!
- A buzzing, friendly city that has it all
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.
- We're on the map!
Aberdeen is probably closer than you think. Cheap and regular air, rail and bus connections will get you around Scotland, the UK and further a field in no time.