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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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Student Guide: Term One 2020

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 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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ABERTAY NEWS19/09/2020

Abertay named UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality

The Times & Sunday Times Guide also puts Abertay top in Scotland for Social I...

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ABERTAY NEWS18/09/2020

Study finding link between kissing and income inequality wins global prize

The research led by Dr Christopher Watkins has received an Ig Nobel award

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ABERTAY NEWS17/09/2020

STUDENT BLOG: First impressions of Dundee

International student Barbara Szpilka blogs about arriving in and experiencin...

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ABERTAY NEWS14/09/2020

Scottish Principals put safety first as students welcomed back

Abertay's online Freshers' Week begins with students welcomed to Dundee

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ABERTAY NEWS11/09/2020

Abertay alum overcomes 'nightmare' childhood to achieve cybersecurity dream

Cheryl Torano has shared her incredible story in an inspiring new book

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ABERTAY NEWS08/09/2020

Plans could see 4,000 seat arena and esports academy at Dundee Waterfront

Abertay University is involved in the transformative project

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ABERTAY NEWS05/09/2020

Abertay in Guardian top 10 for student satisfaction and teaching

University records substantial climb in the Guardian Good University Guide 2021

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ABERTAY NEWS31/08/2020

Abertay helps organise conference celebrating women working in videogames

The Women in Games Global Conference takes place from 7th-13th Sept

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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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