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Online Open Days 2021

Wednesday 29 September and Saturday 30 October

Abertay University Kydd Building.

Covid-19 Information


Teaching is Everything

It's been quite a year for Abertay! But don't just take it from us:

  • Sunday Times UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality
  • Guardian University Guide Top 10 in UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback
  • National Student Survey Top 10 UK Universities for Student Satisfaction
  • Princeton Review best in Europe for Video Games Education


Abertay in UK Top Ten for Student Satisfaction

In both the Guardian Good University Guide 2021 and in the National Student Survey 2020, we're ranked in the UK top ten universities for overall student satisfaction.

In the Guardian Guide we're also ranked in the UK top 3 in the categories of:

  • Teaching

  • Speed and quality of feedback

In the NSS survey we're ranked in the top 3 in Scotland and the top 10 universities throughout the whole UK for student experience.

We're also the top modern university in Scotland in the categories of:

  • Teaching

  • Learning opportunities

  • Academic support

  • Assessment and feedback

  • Organisation and management

  • Student voice

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Visit our Campus in Minecraft

Want to visit us but can't make it physically? Why not explore the Abertay Campu...

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Undergraduate Online Applicant Day

Experience our Always-On Online Applicant Day for offer-holders planning to join...

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Online Postgraduate Open Evening

Visit us from the comfort of your own home. Hear from lecturers and students, se...

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First cyberQuarter jobs announced as work on new hub begins
ABERTAY NEWS16/09/2021

First cyberQuarter jobs announced as work on new hub begins

NHS Scotland’s cybersecurity agency is the first tenant to be confirmed for t...

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Dare Winners Announced
ABERTAY NEWS14/09/2021

Dare Academy 2021 winners revealed

The winners of Abertay University’s Dare Academy 2021 games design competitio...

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ABERTAY NEWS08/09/2021

Games industry experts to judge Dare Academy finalists at V&A Dundee

A panel of judges from some of international leading video games studios will...

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Race Equality Charter Bronze Award
ABERTAY NEWS26/08/2021

Abertay University receives second Race Equality Charter award

Abertay University has become the first institution in Scotland to receive th...

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ABERTAY NEWS20/08/2021

Abertay study finds Vitamin D and milk gives athletes boost

A new study from Abertay University shows athletes who consume vitamin D supp...

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ABERTAY NEWS12/08/2021

Carbon capture gets video game treatment ahead of COP26

Abertay has teamed up with SSE Thermal to have students create a video game o...

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ABERTAY NEWS06/08/2021

Gaelic and Scottish heritage to be brought to new audiences through video games

The Scottish Government partners with Abertay University and others for Gaeli...

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ABERTAY NEWS05/08/2021

Vice-Principal and Deputy Vice-Chancellor recognised as a teaching fellow

Abertay's Vice-Principal and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Liz bacon has b...

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ABERTAY NEWS28/07/2021

Research reveals effects of witness intoxication on eyewitness accounts

A psychology research project has brought forward new findings on the reliabi...

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Research and Business

Learn more about research at Abertay and explore our strong commercial partnerships with local and national businesses.

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Abertay researchers work effectively within and across research disciplines to devise innovative solutions to complex local and global challenges

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We're committed to establishing strong links with business partners to promote innovation, knowledge transfer and economic development.

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