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University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen (UOA) is located in Aberdeen, a famous city in Scotland. UOA ranked as top universities globally by Times Higher Education. Founded in 1495, University of Aberdeen is the fifth oldest University in the UK (Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews, Glasgow, Aberdeen) with a rich history over 520 years. UOA has built on the high quality of its teaching and research, five Nobel laureates have since been associated with the university. UOA has always been one of the leading research institutes with the most historical, representative and academic strength in the UK.
UOA has 13 Schools and Institutes including Engineering, Business, Law, Medicine and Medical science, Philosophy, Natural & Computing etc. The university offers over 450 degrees and certificates. 15,000 students come from 130 different nationalities.
Lots of driplines of UOA are on the leading position all over the world. The schools incorporating with life sciences are in leading role around the world, the Law School is one of the best in the UK; the Medicine and Medical School is the first to creat a chair in Medicine in English-speaking countries; Business School is accredited by a number of international accreditations and has international reputation; other disciplines such as Engineering, Physics, computing have world-class reputation as well. 75% of research submitted to REF 2014 were evaluated as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
The University of Aberdeen is ranked 158th all over the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, and is ranked 31st globally in University Impact Ranking 2019 by Times Higher Education.
Former British Prime Minister Churchill and former Governor of Hong Kong Wei Yixin have served as the Chancellor/Rector of the University of Aberdeen. The current Chancellor is Her Royal Highness Princess Camilla (Duchess of Cornwall), wife of Prince Charles.
The University of Aberdeen is very lucky to have many exceptional and notable alumni. Zhang Shizhao, the famous Chinese scholar and democrat; Yang Changji, Mao Zedong's teacher and father in law; and Yang Yulin, a famous revolutionary and one of the founders of the Chinese League, had studied in University of Aberdeen.
The Business School of University of Aberdeen is internationally recognized for its excellence in world-leading research, was ranked as a top three UK University for impact in Business and Management Studies by Times Higher Education based on REF GPA scores and ranked on the 2nd for Business and Management in the UK for compact case studies. The Business School offers disciplines including Business and Management, Economy, Marketing, Finance, etc. and is accredited by a number of international accreditations. Students comes from over 40 countries and the Business School is ranked in the Top5 in the UK for Graduated Employment (HESA 2016)
The Business School of University of Aberdeen is known for its industry needs oriented courses which are closely link with business practices. Linkages with many international companies keep business school courses in step with the latest developments in the business world. Students also benefit from the expertise of faculty who are pioneers in their discipline, and the personalized nature of the study experience ensures a high degree of individual contact with leading academics.
The notable alumni of the Business School include,
Sir Don Cruickshank, Chairman of the London Stock Exchange
Susan Rice, Former Chairman and Chief Executive, Lloyds TSB Scotland plc
Iain Mackay, Group Finance Director, HSBC
James Smith, Former Chairman, Shell UK
Otto Thoresen, General of Association of British Insurers
Will Whitehorn, Former President, Virgin Galactic
Ian Suttie, Chairman and Chief Executive, First Oil Expro
Douglas Craig, Chairman and Managing Director, The Craig Group
Jim Milne, Chairman and Managing Director, Balmoral Group
The Business School of University of Aberdeen
5 Nobel Laureates
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