University of Aberdeen

New and Returning Students

Whether you're joining us for the first time or returning for a new academic year, we have all the information you need to prepare for session 2020/2021.


We innovate in education and research by generating, sharing and applying new kinds of knowledge. By working together, we will address five interdisciplinary challenges of our time.


Singers invited to join global chorus which will become a charity single

A new international song of friendship and healing requires voices to join a chorus in a virtual collaboration which will become a charity single.

Working to ensure a safe academic year 2020/21

Aberdeen Principal & Vice-Chancellor Prof George Boyne joins with Principals and Directors of Scotland's universities and higher education institutions to issue shared statement ahead of new term.


We are a Scottish university that was founded with international connections. We are open to people and ideas from around the world, and extend our networks and partnerships globally.


We understand and nurture our environment, take care of our people and look after our resources. We will show leadership in working for the sustainable future of our planet, and will evaluate all our actions for their impact on the environment.