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Autumn 2017/18

Get CluedUP: Health, Safety & Well-Being

Karen Scaife, Naveed Qamar, Keith Campbell

Moving away from home (or coming back to formal education) can cause a lot of stress, and can cause an upheaval in your routine. This session will go through how to maintain a good ‘study-life-work’ balance.

Aberdeen has won the award for ‘Safest city in Scotland’, but it’s important to understand some of the laws in place, and what to do if you ever feel in danger. The Aberdeen Police will be coming along to lead this session!

Link: A link to a video recording of the session will be added once it has taken place.
Thursday 3rd May
Past
15:00 - 16:00
  NK6, New King's
Tuesday 4th September
Past
10:00 - 11:00
  NK6, New King's

Job Hunting in the UK

Career Centre

Find out where to look for work experience and graduate jobs, when to apply and what UK employers look for. We will also give you a brief introduction on how to impress UK employers with your effective CVs and covering letters and how the Careers Service can help you with your career planning and job search.

This session is focused to international students


Link: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/careers/

There are no events for this session

Library & IT Essentials

Sir Duncan Rice Library

Making effective use of the library and computing services and facilities available to you at the University will give you more time to concentrate on your studies, and enjoy an active social life! We’ll present key information related to borrowing books, accessing electronic collections, study spaces in the library, your computing account, email, personal file space, wireless network, printing, IT security, and conditions of use. 

This session is open to all students.

Link: https://abdn.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=c5c16a36-4014-4698-8506-d881c19523a8
Monday 4th September
Past
09:30 - 10:15
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
10:15 - 11:00
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
10:15 - 11:00
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
11:00 - 11:45
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
11:45 - 12:30
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
14:00 - 14:45
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
14:45 - 15:30
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
09:30 - 10:15
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
10:15 - 11:00
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
11:00 - 11:45
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
11:45 - 12:30
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
14:00 - 14:45
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
14:45 - 15:30
  Room 224 (Seminar Room), Sir Duncan Rice Library

Library Tours

Sir Duncan Rice Library

Come on a guided tour of one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. Being better informed about library layout, facilities and services will help ease you into your studies. Discover the practicalities of PINs, borrowing and returning books, the short loan collection (Heavy Demand), study spaces, bookable rooms, and printing/scanning. 

This session is open to all students.

Link: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/library/
Monday 4th September
Past
09:30 - 10:15
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
10:15 - 11:00
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
11:00 - 11:45
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
11:45 - 12:30
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
14:00 - 14:45
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Monday 4th September
Past
14:45 - 15:30
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
09:30 - 10:15
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
10:15 - 11:00
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
11:00 - 11:45
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
11:45 - 12:30
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
14:00 - 14:45
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library
Tuesday 5th September
Past
14:45 - 15:30
  Ground Floor, Sir Duncan Rice Library

Money & Banking

Santander & Student Advisors

A joint session led by our own in-house Money Advisor Linda in combination with Santander. Santander will take you through a very to-the-point session about how to set up a bank account, including the documents you require, how to make an appointment with a bank, and what you get with different kinds of bank accounts. Linda will walk through how you can best manage your monthly or weekly finances, whether that’s a student loan, an allowance from your parents, a scholarship or funds from a sponsorship body.

Link: A link to a video recording of the session will be added once it has taken place.
Monday 3rd September
Past
09:00 - 10:00
  NK6, New King's
Monday 3rd September
Past
10:00 - 11:00
  NK6, New King's
Tuesday 4th September
Past
16:00 - 17:00
  NK6, New King's

MyUniversity

Mel Viney, Partnership Officer, International Office

Understanding the ins and outs of ‘MyAberdeen, MyCurriculum, Mytimetable, and the various other systems that you need to use to manage your time at Aberdeen University. 

This session is open to all students.

Link: A link to a video recording of the session will be added once it has taken place.
Monday 4th September
Past
15:30 - 16:15
  FN112 High Density Computer Rm, Fraser Noble Buiding
Monday 4th September
Past
16:15 - 17:00
  FN112 High Density Computer Rm, Fraser Noble Buiding
Tuesday 5th September
Past
15:30 - 16:15
  FN112 High Density Computer Rm, Fraser Noble Buiding
Tuesday 5th September
Past
16:15 - 17:00
  FN112 High Density Computer Rm, Fraser Noble Buiding

Personal Finance

Linda Ibbotson, Senior Student Support Adviser, Student Advice & Support

Led by our own in house Money Advisors, they will walk through how you can best manage your monthly or weekly finances, whether that’s a student loan, an allowance from your parents, a scholarship or funds from a sponsorship body.

This session is open to all students.


Link: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/infohub/support/advice-and-support-office.php
Monday 4th September
Past
12:30 - 13:15
  A31, Taylor Building
Monday 4th September
Past
13:15 - 14:00
  A31, Taylor Building
Monday 4th September
Past
14:45 - 15:30
  A31, Taylor Building
Tuesday 5th September
Past
10:15 - 11:00
  A31, Taylor Building
Tuesday 5th September
Past
11:00 - 11:45
  A31, Taylor Building

Student Advice & Support

Student Advice & Support Office

We offer impartial and confidential advice and support on a range of issues, including finance, disability information and more. There are many people who want to help you with information and/or advice. Come and meet people from the team and learn what they can help with. 

This session is open to all students.

Link: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/infohub/support/advice-and-support-office.php
Monday 4th September
Past
15:30 - 16:15
  A31, Taylor Building
Monday 4th September
Past
16:15 - 17:00
  A31, Taylor Building
Tuesday 5th September
Past
11:45 - 12:30
  A31, Taylor Building
Tuesday 5th September
Past
12:30 - 13:15
  A31, Taylor Building

Studying for University

Student Learning Service

Moving from High School or A Levels up to University can be a big step, or if you’ve been out of formal education for a while. Therefore, this session will go through what you should know about university, and the various nuances that you should be familiar with and language used before your courses start the following week.

This session is open to all students.


Link: https://abdn.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=bdee44e3-d0f0-408f-a1f2-a9155a8f9dca
Monday 4th September
Past
13:15 - 14:00
  NK10, New King's
Monday 4th September
Past
14:00 - 14:45
  NK10, New King's
Tuesday 5th September
Past
14:45 - 15:30
  NK10, New King's
Tuesday 5th September
Past
15:30 - 16:15
  NK10, New King's

Studying in the UK

Student Learning Services

This session aims to explain what is expected of university students in the UK. Areas of discussion will cover; independent learning, the differences between lectures / tutorials / seminars, the role of a Personal Tutor, the role of a Programme Co-ordinator, assessment and coursework.

This session is focused international students.


Link: https://abdn.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=3c104f75-e470-478c-bd46-73f4f8ac65f8
Monday 4th September
Past
15:30 - 16:15
  NK10, New King's
Monday 4th September
Past
16:15 - 17:00
  NK10, New King's
Tuesday 5th September
Past
14:00 - 14:45
  NK10, New King's