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

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.


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.

Aberdeen alumnus to showcase award-winning documentary at special screening event

Award-winning documentary by Aberdeen graduate to be screened on campus

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.