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Winter Graduation

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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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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

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ABERTAY NEWS04/12/2020

Search begins for students involved in influential advertising campaign

The "You can do it at DIT" campaign is considered crucial in Abertay's history

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ABERTAY NEWS03/12/2020

Abertay gets ready for virtual winter graduation celebration

The online event takes place tonight (Dec 3rd) at 6pm

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Alberto Fiore at work in Abertay's food labs
ABERTAY NEWS27/11/2020

Insect-based porridge to tackle malnutrition

Abertay is leading a £1 million project to tackle malnutrition in Zimbabwe

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ABERTAY NEWS26/11/2020

Abertay signs Researcher Development Concordat

The Concordat is an agreement to improve support for researchers and research...

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ABERTAY NEWS25/11/2020

Abertay student makes final of national law competition

Michael Davidson is to compete in the national finals of a prestigious compet...

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ABERTAY NEWS17/11/2020

Abertay and Verdant Works online jute exhibition launches

The exhibition looks at the University's connection with the historic jute in...

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ABERTAY NEWS16/11/2020

RESEARCH BLOG: Surprises from seals

PhD student Lauren Arkoosh blogs about her research

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ABERTAY NEWS10/11/2020

Innovative project to use games technology to develop perfect potato

Artificial intelligence will be used in an innovative project

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ABERTAY NEWS04/11/2020

Researchers recover 75,000 'deleted' files from pre-owned USB drives

Tax returns, CVs and bank statements were among the files retrieved

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Free Covid Testing for Students Travelling Home for Christmas

30 November-11 December. Free Covid testing programme.

University of Dundee, Institute of Sport and Exercise, Old Hawkhill.

See Christmas Travel and Asymptomatic Testing on the intranet to book.

Abertay students living away from home can book a free test to make sure they are not carrying the virus without realising it, before travelling home for the holidays. The test is for those displaying no Covid symptoms. 

The test uses a lateral flow device and is self-administered. It gives results within an hour.

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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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