26th September 2016

Rising twelve places from last year Abertay has shown one of the highest rises in the league table, moving the University to 85th from 97th.

Abertay is now the highest ranking university among all seven Scottish institutions known as modern universities, leapfrogging Robert Gordon University to take the top spot.

These results see Abertay continuing a trend of improving its positioning in all three league tables this year, ranking as 11th out of the 14 Scottish institutions measured in the Guardian University Guide 2017 and 11th in Scotland in the Complete University Guide as well as increased overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016.

Professor Nigel Seaton, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Abertay University said:

“To be ranked as the highest ranking modern university in Scotland after climbing twelve places is fantastic news for Abertay. This reflects the hard work and commitment of our colleagues and student body right across the University.”

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 rated all fifteen Scottish institutions in teaching quality, student experience, research quality, entry standards, graduate prospects, firsts and 2.1s, completion ratio and services / facilities spend.

The full results can be found on www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/gooduniversityguide from Sunday 25 September.


Abertay University

A modern university with a long history and a clear sense of our distinctive mission, highly regarded for our academic performance in areas with genuine relevance and impact on society and the economy, and with a community of talented students and academics who make us the success we are.

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