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Abertay is recognised by a number of prestigious organisations

TEF Silver

TEF Silver

The Teaching Excellence Framework recognises and rewards excellent teaching and learning and is awarded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England. The award is based on assessments of student satisfaction, student retention and graduate employment, as well as submissions made by individual universities.  


QAA Scotland

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The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for higher education is the independent body entrusted with monitoring and advising on standards and quality in UK higher education. It safeguards standards and improves the quality of UK higher education.  



Athena SWAN Bronze Award

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Recognises advancement of gender equality through representation, progression and success for all.  The Athena SWAN Charter was established in 2005 to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in higher education and research.



Race Equality Charter Bronze Award

Race Equality Charter Mark Bronze

Abertay University is proud to hold the Race Equality Charter Bronze Award for our ongoing commitment and active steps to improving race equality for our staff and students. 



Cycle Friendly Employer

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The nationally recognised Cycle Friendly Employer Award is awarded by Cycling Scotland to organisations committed to supporting cycling.



V&A Museum of Design Dundee

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Abertay is a founding partner of the V&A Museum of Design Dundee which will be an international centre of design for Scotland.  



Healthy Working Lives

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Recognises employers that take practical action to promote healthy working lives in the workplace.



The Armed Forces Covenant

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Represents a commitment on behalf of the University to supporting - through services, policy and projects - the fair treatment of all those who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces.