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    Hi everyone!!!
    I am applying to Aberdeen and Dundee ..Are these respectable universities??
    What about city and nightlife there?:smartass:
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    Dundee's not very exciting. Poor range of nightclubs and bars, not much shopping. Lots of junkies and chavs.

    I'm live bang between the two cities. IMO, aberdeen poops all over dundee. Such better night life, shops, and although both of them do have quite high crime rates I would definitly feel safer in Aberdeen.I think it also has a much better reputation than SCUMdee. Although I think there are lots of better universities in Scotland than either of them, given the choice I would pick Aberdeen over Dundee anyday.
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      Aberdeen's one of the most underrated student cities out there. It's a good sized city, not so big that you'll get lost or overwhelmed, and not too small either. Everything is fairly close together, and there are lots of bars and nightclubs to choose from (Liquid, Korova, Exodus, etc).

      The city is incredibly safe, though I heard that it does have its bad parts. Even then, Aberdeen's workers are the highest paid in Scotland (richer than Edinburgh). So it's a fairly wealthy city. And this is reflected in the range of shops that run along the city centre. I've not once felt threatened or intimidated, not once. Whereas in London (where I come from), you can't spend two months wondering the city without being robbed at least once.

      The city centre is also within easy access to all. I live pretty much right next to the main university campus, and I never bother with buses and just make the short fifthteen to twenty minute walk to the 'city'.

      Overall though, it's most definitely far superior to Dundee (and to a lot of other places in fact).
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