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Studying at University of Aberdeen?

University of Aberdeen offers a great university experience.  Find out why The Combworks residents love studying there.

University experience

The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495, making it the third oldest university in Scotland and fifth oldest in the UK. Five Nobel Prize winners are associated with the University and students electing to study at Aberdeen would be joining a varied and thriving community of around 12,000 students from around the world.

The University of Aberdeen offers first class learning resources situated in a beautiful campus. At the main campus you will find ancient buildings side by side with modern, newly refurbished laboratories, excellent computing facilities and the latest library technology. Social and sporting facilities are of a high standard with over 150 sports clubs and societies available for students to join.

Roughly half of University of Aberdeen students study medicine, science or engineering, with arts and social sciences also popular. A cosmopolitan atmosphere of Scottish and English students alongside 120 different nationalities ensures an exciting multi-cultural atmosphere, with Aberdeen’s remote location attractive to students from all over the world. University of Aberdeen graduates also enjoy some of the highest starting salaries in Scotland and was named as Scotland's safest university city by the Complete University Guide.

The University of Aberdeen is located in Aberdeen, a city boasting a rich cultural heritage. Aberdeen is an attractive and welcoming city with a population of approximately 220,000. Aberdeen is both big enough to offer a ‘big city’ experience, but also compact enough to navigate easily.

Aberdeen caters for all tastes in arts, culture, leisure and entertainment, with a wide variety of museums, galleries and leisure and sport facilities all in close range of student accommodation. The city also offers a fantastic nightlife, particularly for students.

Aberdeen airport connects the city to the rest of the UK and Europe, while the train station runs direct services to both Edinburgh and London.

Student life at University of Aberdeen

Get involved at the student’s union where you can join clubs and take part in activities and events.

There are more than 175 societies covering a huge range of activities, hobbies and causes. From belly dancing, baking, football, volunteering and student media there is tons to get involved in.

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University of Aberdeen is located close to the city centre via a short bus journey. The journey time from aparto The Combworks, which is located right next to the city centre, is around 15 minutes.

In the city centre there is also a train station with a regular train service to other areas of the UK.

    Your home in Aberdeen

    Experience stylish and modern student accommodation. With a range of stylish studios, The Combworks is ideal for students that value the privacy of independent living, with each studio fully equipped with everything you need.

    The Combworks

    455 George St, Aberdeen AB25 3YB

    Benefit from a fully equipment loads of social and study spaces. Meet new residents via our full events programme featuring cooking classes, cocktail nights, yoga classes and more!

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    Life at The Combworks

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