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The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 - Abertay, UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality

Uni of the Year for Teaching Quality

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 - Abertay, UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality

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Welcome back returning students

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Abertay Alumni Alexander Tarvet. Alexander was a PhD student in the School of Design and Informatics at Abertay University, in Dundee, Scotland.

Time to make a CHANGE

There is funding that doesn’t need to be repaid.

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Teaching is Everything

2020'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

ABERTAY NEWS14/10/2020

InGAME announces two new R&D Collaborations

EvoRevo and Game Doctor will receive support from the InGAME R&D Centre

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ABERTAY NEWS13/10/2020

Ninja Kiwi expands Abertay scholarship offering

Two students will receive £1,500 in funding and work placements

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ABERTAY NEWS09/10/2020

STUDENT BLOG: World Mental Health Day

Mental Health Nursing student India Lyall blogs about the importance of good...

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ABERTAY NEWS08/10/2020

Food giants Macphie expands Abertay scholarship offering

The company is offering a £3,000 donation to help a student with their studies

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ABERTAY NEWS06/10/2020

STUDENT BLOG: From Finland to Dundee

International student Daniel Pukkila writes about what it's been like to stud...

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Professor Sir Geoff Palmer
ABERTAY NEWS01/10/2020

Professor Sir Geoff Palmer: Scotland's Caribbean slavery connections

Honorary graduate Professor Sir Geoff Palmer has written this article for us...

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ABERTAY NEWS01/10/2020

Abertay’s Konglomerate Games wins Santander Entrepreneurship Award

Konglomerate Games wins top prize of £30,000 at the 2020 annual Santander Uni...

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ABERTAY NEWS22/09/2020

Case of Covid-19 confirmed at private student accommodation

The University is supporting students to self-isolate at Parker House

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ABERTAY NEWS21/09/2020

Community safety at heart of Responsibility & Respect Pledge

University, SA and trade unions encourage sign up to pledge as academic year...

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Coming to Abertay in 2020

As part of Test & Protect, everyone coming to Abertay (students, staff and visitors) must register their visit.

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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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