Scotland is no doubt a great place to study, thanks to its stunning landscapes, vibrant cities and excellent universities. With a number of exciting cities and towns to choose from though, finding the right place to study in one of the most welcoming places on the planet isn’t easy. The city of Aberdeen is certainly up there, not just because it’s home to the number one university in the whole of Scotland. As a student in Aberdeen, you’ll receive more than just a top quality education. Here we give you the lowdown on all things student in Aberdeen…
The best education in Scotland
Did we mention that Aberdeen is home to the best university in Scotland? The University of Aberdeen is not just number one in Scotland, many of its courses also rank as the best in the UK. Its engineering, property management and creative writing courses are just some of the coveted programs prospective students choose the University of Aberdeen for.
Plenty to keep you entertained
Whether you are an early bird or a night owl, you’ll find plenty to keep you occupied when studying in Aberdeen. By day, the city offers a rich culture that just has to be explored with the university itself the fifth oldest in the UK.
The city is home to several art galleries, museums, music halls and theatres, meaning there really is something for everyone. Throughout the year, Aberdeen plays host to a number of festivals. Technology geeks will love the city’s TechFest in August whilst music fans will want to get their tickets for True North and Sound Festival later in the year. By night, Aberdeen is transformed further, with a diverse selection of bars and clubs to enjoy.
Natural wonders on your doorstep
Despite being a bustling city, the great outdoors isn’t too far away. More than a quarter of the Granite City is parkland, gardens and open space. Those looking to travel a little further will find rolling hills, towering mountains, open farmland and sweeping beaches nearby.
A great place to call home
Whatever the distance you’re travelling to study in Aberdeen, you can always find a home away from home thanks to the accommodation options accessible in the city. U-Student Aberdeen offers a fantastic base throughout your university years with a selection of affordable, fully furnished and well-equipped rooms specifically designed for students available.
Find out more about the accommodation options available at U-Student Aberdeen here.