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.


Aberdeen academic chosen to tackle major UK health challenges

A University of Aberdeen researcher is set to take part in a new programme that aims to find innovative digital solutions to some of the biggest health and care challenges currently facing society.

Study of ancient dog DNA traces canine diversity to the Ice Age

A University of Aberdeen academic has contributed to a global study of ancient dog DNA which shows that genetic variation between dogs can be traced back as far as the end of the last Ice Age.


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.