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Aberdeen City

The video below gives some more information on what the City of Aberdeen area has to offer.

Aberdeen is Scotland's third most populous city. It is rich in history from its maritime past of boat building and fishing industries, nowadays modernised with the growth of the Oil and Gas industries. From the Art Galleries, Museums, Theatres and shopping venues, you will find something to suit everyone in this diverse multi-national City. Aberdeen is the educational centre for the north-east. The University of Aberdeen has been at the forefront of teaching and learning since 1495. Committed to excellence it is the 'global university of the north.'  The Robert Gordon University, which was awarded university status in 1992, has been voted the University of the Year 2011 by the Sunday Times.The James Hutton Institute was formed in 2011, merging the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute and the Scottish Crop Research Institute.  The institute brings together social and economic scientists with ecologists, soil scientists, crop modellers, plant pathologists and land use planning.  The James Hutton Institute is one of the Scottish Government’s main research providers in environmental, crop and food science, with 600 scientists and support staff.

More information on visiting Aberdeen City on a budget can be found here.