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Aberdeen is an internationally recognised business centre with globally competitive industries, excellent academic and research capabilities and a highly skilled workforce. A truly cosmopolitan city that offers a great range of cultural activities, festivals and events in addition to the superb array of shopping, restaurants, bars and night life.
Aberdeen is consistently voted one of the top places in the UK to live and work. Regularly achieving one of the highest living standards in the UK, people who come to live and work in Aberdeen agree that the quality of life is exceptional, with city facilities offering outstanding education, healthcare, choice of housing and leisure activities.
The 2014 Good Growth for Cities Index ranked Aberdeen as the best Scottish city to live and work and it has been one of the UK’s strongest performing cities.