Aberdeen

 

For those unfamiliar with the city, Aberdeen is a small but vibrant port city that is considered to be the Energy Capital of Europe. According to the Independent (2016), Aberdeen is the safest city in Scotland and the fourth safest city in the United Kingdom. Scotland has also recently been voted the most country in the world (Rough Guide 2017).

 

With a population of around 220,000, the city provides a selection of shopping centres, cinemas, restaurants and a 19th century theatre that hosts ballets, operas and musicals. There is also a beautiful beach just five minutes away from the city centre.

 

In Aberdeenshire, you will find 55 golf courses, stunning beaches and lakes, 300 castles to explore and 5 ski resorts.

 

Albyn School is very accessible. Aberdeen International Airport is less than 30 minutes away by car, the train station is 20 minutes away on foot and the School is situated on main bus routes, making it is very easy to travel in and around Aberdeen.

 

There are two universities in Aberdeen. Robert Gordon University is one of the top university in Scotland for graduate employment, well-known for its outstanding facilities and business connections. The University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495 and is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the world. Located in Old Aberdeen, the University is renowned for its research performance and its historic buildings with state- of-the- art facilities for learning, research and recreation.

 

Best known for being the heart of the oil and gas industry, Aberdeen offers many different employment opportunities in legal, accountancy, scientific and architectural firms. Aberdeen provides great opportunities for those destined for a bright future!

 

To learn more about Aberdeen, visit www.visitabdn.com

 

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"Our famously beautiful Scottish countryside is particularly spectacular around Aberdeen.”

- Dr Long - Headmaster