Lonely Planet guide -  Aberdeen - studying in the Silver cityThe city of Aberdeen truly has something for everyone - from the bustling city centre of Europe's energy capital to the superb countryside and coastline in an area rich in historic and natural interest.

Students describe Aberdeen as having an unrivalled social scene, which caters for all tastes in arts, culture, leisure and entertainment. Communication and travel links are excellent, which means getting around the rest of Scotland and the UK is easy.

The University of Aberdeen has teamed up with the Lonely Planet to create an exclusive new travel guide and iPhone app showcasing all that the Granite City has to offer students:

Did you know that there's a great range of wildlife in and around Aberdeen just waiting to be discovered? We have created this PDF to showcase what the local area has to offer. From picturesque parks and rivers, to beaches and mountains, we’ve got it all!


Find out more about Undergraduate study at Aberdeen on the central University web pages.


Student Profiles

Hear about life in Aberdeen from some of our current students: