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 2023


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


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

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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).

Viking raiders in Orkney found 'plough was mightier than the sword'

Vikings in the far north of Scotland prospered through handing in their swords and swapping raiding for farming and fishing, a new study has found.

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