University of Aberdeen


John enjoys successful return to University after 40 years

John McAteer has enjoyed a successful return to the University of Aberdeen, 40 years after completing his undergraduate degree.

Homecoming proves a happy one for Stuart

After living away from Aberdeen for 15 years, Stuart Thomson says he's glad he 'came home' to complete his MSc in Psychological Studies.


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.



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.