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

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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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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

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Online Applicant Days 2021

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Undergraduate Virtual Open Day

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ABERTAY NEWS17/05/2021

Freedom of speech at Abertay

Statement from the Principal, Professor Nigel Seaton

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ABERTAY NEWS14/05/2021

Abertay renews partnership with The Northwood Charitable Trust

Institutions commit to working towards shared goals for the community

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ABERTAY NEWS13/05/2021

Abertay students work to solve Dundee's food issues

Abertay students work to solve food issues as Dundee announced as Sustainable...

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ABERTAY NEWS07/05/2021

Abertay archive project celebrates university’s history with online event

Abertay University is celebrating the end of its Abertay 25 archive project w...

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ABERTAY NEWS29/04/2021

Romania business degree partnership is UK first

Abertay has become the first UK university to launch undergraduate business d...

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ABERTAY NEWS23/04/2021

Abertay University helps roll-out Sustainable Food Places partnership

Abertay University is to help with the roll-out of a Sustainable Food Places...

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ABERTAY NEWS20/04/2021

Abertay students recreate Isle of Cumbrae in Minecraft

Abertay students have recreated tourist hotspot the Isle of Cumbrae in Minecr...

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ABERTAY NEWS01/04/2021

New book looks at global economic crisis from a sociological perspective

Dr Christos Memos argues the 2008 financial crash was not fundamentally econo...

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ABERTAY NEWS30/03/2021

Abertay University Principal named RSE Fellow

Professor Nigel Seaton has been elected as a new Fellow of the Royal Society...

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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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