Research and Education

Consistently rated one of the best places in the UK to be a student

Did you know, according to the National Student Survey, that the University of Dundee is consistently rated one of the best places in the UK to be a student?

Abertay University has introduced a collaborative learning suite to create a new way for tutors and students to interact; its digital classrooms are equipped with writeable walls and numerous monitors, allowing students to collaborate and interact with documents in real time.

The reach of Dundee’s legends can be felt across the globe. An International Association for Medical Education – AMEE - was founded in Dundee in 1972 and continues to expand around the world and in 2017 opened an office in China.

The work of one PhD researchers at The James Hutton Institute and the University of Dundee has been globally recognised, as Shumei Wang has been named Young Plant Scientist 2018. It’s a testament to the educational standards in Dundee and the wider region.

St Andrews is home to the oldest university in Scotland, and Dundee consistently tops the polls for being the UK’s best city for students.

Over the last 600 years, the University of St Andrews has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading research and teaching centres. And the University of Dundee was named University of the Year for Student Experience by The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

Drawing on the brightest minds from home and abroad, the region is a globally recognised centre of academic and research excellence.

Ninewells Hospital - one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe - and the attached University of Dundee School of Medicine which has an international reputation for research and training.

The language school at Perth College, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, was judged best for teaching, student administration, care of students and course design by the British Council in 2019. A positive reflection on the language school’s support of international students.