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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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.


Consistent exercise changes how saturated fat is used by the body

An active lifestyle can change how the body burns saturated and unsaturated fat according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.

Honorary degree awarded to Archbishop of Canterbury

The University of Aberdeen today awarded an honorary degree to the Archbishop of Canterbury in recognition of his contribution to faith and society.

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.