Scotland: University of Dundee, Dundee
Rated number one in Scotland for student experience (Times Higher Education), the University of Dundee offers some of the most cutting-edge advancements in teaching technology, world-leading research, state-of-the-art gym facilities, and an environmentally-friendly green campus. You can study from a wide range of disciplines that complement any major from the humanities, business and social sciences to the sciences and engineering. Dundee is also home to the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, offering studio art majors an incomparable creative experience. The University of Dundee has also been called the "friendliest campus in Scotland" (Virgin Alternative Guide to UK Universities). The International Student Advice service will help you settle in and enjoy your study abroad experience with an extensive orientation program, social events, and opportunities for weekend visits with Scottish families. Come and see for yourself why Dundee has been ranked number one in Scotland for the last five years!
Dundee, the "City of Discovery," lies on the estuary of the River Tay on the east coast of Scotland, with the Highlands to the north and St. Andrews and Edinburgh to the south.
The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a partnership of colleges and universities—two and four year, large and small, public and private, domestic and foreign—encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS members sponsor a variety of programs, notably study abroad programs and professional development seminars for faculty and administrators, which are designed to enhance international/intercultural perspectives within the academic community.
University of Dundee provides exceptional quality at an affordable price. In a recent International Student Barometer Survey, Dundee ranked 2nd out of 95 universities accross the UK and Europe for overall learning and living experience for international students.Experience a pleasing blend of old and new buildings in an attractive setting of lawns and gardens overlooking the mile-wide River Tay and the surrounding hills of Fife and Perthshire. Dundee, the “City of Discovery”, (pop. 170,000) lies on the estuary of the Tay on the east coast of Scotland, with the Highlands to the north and St. Andrews and Edinburgh to the south.
Founded in 1881 as University College of St. Andrews, Scotland's oldest University since 1411, the University of Dundee was established in 1967 and is now Scotland's University with the widest range of courses. Two-thirds of its departments or schools have received "excellent" or "highly satisfactory" teaching quality assessment ratings (TQA) from the funding council SHEFC. Located within the city center, the campus offers easy access to Dundee's cultural and social life, while forming a close community with a stimulating atmosphere. The university offers a wide range of student support services, student clubs and social/recreational facilities, such as sport halls and computer labs.