University of Dundee

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The University of Dundee transforms lives locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge. Undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees in a wide variety of subjects, allied to an international reputation for world-leading research, help attract top-class students and academics from across the globe, with around 145 countries represented in the University community. 

The University provides one of the best student experiences and has pioneered innovations as diverse as keyhole surgery and the flat screen technology. From Turner Prize winners to political leaders, activists for social change to captains of industry, Dundee alumni are transforming the world.

University of Dundee

Dundee was the UK's top university for biological sciences research in REF 2014. In medicine they have researchers carrying out world-leading work at one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals. They have also pioneered hand identification techniques in forensic science that have helped convict the perpetrators of child abuse.

Facts & Stats

  • Student union consistently rated as one of the best in Scotland and the UK in student experience surveys over the past decade.
  • Top 5 in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (2019).
  • 4th (out of 42) in the UK for overall satisfaction in the International Student Barometer (2019)
  • In UK’s top 30 universities in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide (2019).
  • 76% of our research is achieving 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' standards (REF, 2014).
  • 20th in the world and 4th in the UK in The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings (2019).
  • Pioneered bowel cancer screening which has saved thousands of lives in Scotland, and are leading on cancer prevention strategy more widely.
  • Dundee's work in laser technology is enabling the next upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider.
  • Making breakthroughs in understanding of major diseases including Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

The Campus

University of Dundee's friendly campus is a vital part of their student experience and contributes to their sense of community. Situated in Scotland’s ‘coolest’ city it offers a safe and welcoming environment for all staff and students.

The Research

Their biomedical research underpins global efforts to tackle cancer, diabetes and tropical diseases that kill millions each year.

The Vision

They had the vision to bring the V&A Museum of Design to Dundee and have worked with partners to help drive the city’s regeneration.

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