University of Aberdeen

UK Top 20

12th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2024

World Top 200

192nd in the world in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2023


2nd in Scotland, Wales and N Ireland for student satisfaction in The National Student Survey 2023


2nd in the UK for Sustainable Education in the QS Sustainability Rankings 2023


Queen's Anniversary Prize for research and teaching in Soil Science in 2021

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University research empowers local community to shape smoking cessation services

New research led by the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with Turning Point Scotland and NHS Grampian involving people living in areas of multiple deprivation has uncovered powerful community perspectives which could lead to more effective smoking prevention campaigning and higher take-up of NHS free quit smoking services across the...

Youngest ever person in space returns to Earth (and campus)

In August, Anastatia Mayers made the journey of a lifetime into space with Virgin Galactic. Not only did the experience make her the youngest ever person in space, she's also part of the first mother-daughter duo to go into space together.

Leading the transition in Europe's Energy capital

We spark urgent conversations with experts from around the world and work across borders and disciplines to accelerate the transition to a better energy future.