To become a fully registered student here at the University of Aberdeen, you need to complete the steps below at the start of your first year. E-registration, as well as steps 3-5, need to be completed at the start of every academic year.

1. Start Your Registration Process

Complete these steps before arrival in Aberdeen.

  • Upload a photo of yourself now to ensure your ID card is ready when you arrive. 
  • Activate your IT account, email and password. *Please note this can only be completed 30 days before your start date.
  • Note your password - you'll use it to access everything, including WiFi.
  • Confirm your Personal, Financial and Academic details through eRegistration.
  • You (or your sponsor) must pay at least 50% of your tuition fees.
  • Sponsored students must send a copy of their sponsorship award letter to
2. Choose Your Courses Through MyCurriculum

Complete this step when you've completed Step 1 (please note that postgraduate research students, i.e. students studying for a PhD, do not need to complete MyCurriculum and should proceed to Step 3).

  • Select your courses using MyCurriculum.
  • Once you confirm your course choices, you can create your timetable in MyTimetable.
  • Download your personal timetable.

Please note: there is a delay of up to 3 hours between completing MyCurriculum and accessing MyTimetable.

3. Complete the Registration Process

Get yourself registered as a student.

  • Once you arrive in Aberdeen, you can collect your ID card. Please note that postgraduate research students should visit the Infohub after collecting their ID card to finish their registration.
    • ID cards will be available for collection from the Infohub, with these exceptions:

      • Students staying in University Halls of Residence will collect their ID cards from their Hall.

      • Student ID cards for Medics & Physicians will be available for collection from the School Office on the 3rd floor of the Suttie Centre.

      • Dental students can collect their ID cards from the Dental School Office.

      • All other ID cards are to be collected from the Infohub.

  • International students must bring:

You need a visa check if...

  • You're here on a T4 (Tier 4) Visa.
  • You pay fees as an overseas student.

Students arriving after the Induction Week

Before coming to the Infohub to complete registration and collect their ID card, students arriving after the Induction Week should:

4. Orientation and Induction

When you arrive, it is important to attend the different presentations and get involved with activities.

  • Register for New Student Orientation Sessions.
  • Attend your Academic Induction: Undergraduate or Postgraduate.
  • Attend your Personal Tutoring meeting (UG only).

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5. Registration on Campus

Registration at at Hillhead student Village for University Accommodation residents will be held on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th January 2019.

  • Infohub: 11am to 4pm
  • IT Services 11am – 3pm

Registration on campus will be held for three weeks from 7th January 2019, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

  • Registration will be based in the Infohub at 91 High Street, where visa checks will be performed,
  • St Mary's Building, Room B28, where Registry, MyCurriculum, MyTimetable and IT support teams will be located.

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