Abertay University Ranked in the UK Top 10 for Student Experience

Abertay University Ranked in the UK Top 10 for Student Experience

Abertay University, nestled in the heart of Scotland, has once again solidified its standing as a beacon of excellence in higher education. This time, it has achieved a remarkable feat by securing a coveted spot in the Top 10 universities in the UK for Student Experience, a distinction proudly conferred upon it by the first-ever edition of the prestigious New Daily Mail and the latest edition of the Guardian University Guides on 9th September 2023.


Abertay University has earned a prestigious 8th place ranking in the UK for overall student experience, according to the highly regarded Daily Mail. Furthermore, the university’s commitment to teaching excellence has not gone unnoticed, with an impressive 13th place ranking in this category, as well as a commendable 14th place for student support.


The Daily Mail’s assessment of Abertay University is nothing short of glowing. They describe the institution as “one of the great success stories of the British university sector.” Such recognition underscores Abertay’s dedication to providing an outstanding educational and social experience for its students.


One noteworthy aspect highlighted by the Daily Mail is Abertay’s consistently high scores in the annual National Student Survey. This recognition reflects the university’s ongoing efforts to engage students actively in their education and ensure their voices are heard. These high scores also highlight the commitment to delivering quality education that meets and exceeds student expectations.

Moreover, Abertay University is celebrated for its excellent record of accomplishment in social inclusion. This achievement reflects the institution’s commitment to providing equal opportunities for all students, regardless of their background. The university’s diverse and inclusive community fosters an environment where every student feels valued and supported in their academic journey.


Its recent successes build on its top performance in the 2023 National Student Survey, ranking as the leading modern university in Scotland and in the UK’s top 10 for teaching satisfaction. Additionally, in the latest Guardian University Guide, Abertay’s programs like biomedical science, games design, and food science achieved notable national recognition, highlighting the institution’s dedication to excellence and innovation

Principal & Vice-Chancellor at Abertay University  "I'm exceptionally proud of our hard-working academic and professional services staff today and also our colleagues at Abertay Students' Association. This latest run of positive rankings and satisfaction results are all the more pleasing because they demonstrate our excellence in teaching and learning, supporting our students, carrying out first-class research and providing a student experience that is among the very best in the country. For a university of our size to consistently achieve these results is a significant achievement and a great start to the new academic year."

Westford is a transnational educational partner of Abertay University in the UAE. Together with Abertay, Westford offers a range of high-quality educational programs to global learning aspirants.

Professor Liz Bacon

Principal & Vice-Chancellor

"We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Abertay University for this remarkable achievement. This recognition goes beyond being just another accolade; it serves as a clear affirmation of the university's unwavering commitment to providing an academic and social experience that goes above and beyond the ordinary. Abertay has consistently shown its dedication to fostering an environment where students can excel not only in their academic pursuits but also in their personal growth and development. Through our partnership, we aspire to further expand our academic offerings and make a meaningful impact on the educational and professional journeys of our students.” 

Hanil Das

CEO of Westford University College

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Abertay University’s Master’s programs are a gateway to personal and professional excellence in the competitive business landscape of today. Through a dynamic blend of hands-on learning, global perspective, innovation, research, networking, and career development, Abertay equips its students to not only excel but also lead and shape the future of business. Whether you’re looking to accelerate your career, pivot to a new industry, or launch your entrepreneurial venture, Abertay’s Master’s programs offer the knowledge, skills, and opportunities needed for success.

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Abertay University’s Bachelor programs in Business Management and Business Management with Business Analytics provide students with a comprehensive and practical education in business, equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a variety of business roles. Students have opportunities to engage in real-world projects, internships, and case studies that allow them to apply their classroom knowledge to practical business challenges. The two coveted programs offered are:

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