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.


Life Sciences and Law ranked in world's top 100

Life Sciences and Law at the University of Aberdeen have been ranked in the global top 100 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021.

Medical student builds mountain rescue supply drone prototype

An Aberdeen medical student has built a prototype drone for providing emergency aid to walkers and climbers who suffer a healthcare emergency in Scotland's hills and mountains.


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.