University of Aberdeen

UK Top 20

12th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2024


2nd in Scotland, Wales and N Ireland for student satisfaction in The National Student Survey 2024


37th globally in the QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2024


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

Are you bold enough to dream big?

With a flexible approach to learning, hundreds of programmes on offer, and a range of campus and city accommodation options available, your next adventure is about to start.


WayWORD Festival is back with a stellar line-up of local, national and international performers

Among the headliners appearing at University of Aberdeen King's Pavilion on September 21, and 24-29 will be former Scots Makar Liz Lochhead, Caribbean-British poet Grace Nichols, novelists Ben Aaronovitch, Zoe Strachan and Louise Welsh, Sherlock Holmes series writer James Lovegrove and Horrible Histories' comic songwriter Richie Webb.

Aberdeen second in Scotland for student satisfaction in national survey

The University of Aberdeen has been ranked 2nd in Scotland for overall student satisfaction* and 15th in the UK** for positive responses, in the National Student Survey (NSS).

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.