University of Aberdeen
7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"Teachers try to help you with career choices but I don't think they're given a lot of training on this as they do not understand the need for developing soft skills."
Quality of facilities
7.7 / 10
Night life
7.2 / 10
Student union
4.3 / 10
How diverse is your university
7.8 / 10
Quality of teaching
7.2 / 10
Structure of courses
6.7 / 10
Preparation for a job
6.3 / 10

What students say about...

Location of university

"There's not a lot to do in town and campus is quite far from the city centre. The..."

Night life

"There are several clubs, though these are pretty generic. There are loads of pubs..."

Clubs and social environment

"There's a fantastic range of societies, activities and sports clubs."

Diverse backgrounds

"Despite being in Scotland, I think that only about half of the students are Scot..."

Careers services

"The careers service is amazing. However, you do need to put in extra work yourself...."


"Staff are fantastic. We have relatively small class sizes and hands-on lab work."


"There are sometimes examples of poor organisation in the university."

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