MTh Ministry Studies: Intensive one week module on Preaching
The MTh Ministry Studies programme continued at the University last week with a course on Preaching that was delivered by Rev Dr Ken Jeffrey and attended by eight students including Marylee Anderson, Hao Chen, Helen Froud, Stephen Hamilton, Dan Mcelderry, Mike Newlands, Darren Phillip and Edna Pyle. Next week, Dr...
Principal's Prize for Public Engagement 2018
The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is pleased to announce that two members of staff have been recognised in the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement 2018. Professor Tom Greggs and Professor Tom Weber will share the position of runner-up in the Senior Award category. These prizes are awarded to very few individuals throughout...
2018 National Student Survey Results
We're so pleased to announce the following results from the recent 2018 National Student Survey: Theology and Religious Studies came joint top in the UK for overall student satisfaction, receiving an incredible 100% satisfaction score (find out more). Philosophy (at 93%) came first in Scotland for overall student satisfaction. History (at 92%) came...
Upcoming deadline: MacLeod Scholarship
The MacLeod Scholarship may be of some interest to our students. The first preference shall be given to applicants whose research field is Modern Gaelic and/or Ecclesiastical research, and the second preference for general Gaelic language or culture. Applicants working in any field in the religious or cultural experience of...
Upcoming deadline: James Carnegie Scholarship
The deadline for the James Carnegie Scholarship is Friday, the 13th of July 2018. The scholarship is open to applicants holding an offer of admission for any campus-based one year, full-time postgraduate degree programme starting in September 2018. To find out more, check out the website.
Call for papers: The 3rd Aberdeen Interdisciplinary Fall Studies Workshop
The 3rd Aberdeen Interdisciplinary Fall Studies Workshop Call for Papers Liminal spaces, images and texts 12–14 June 2019, University of Aberdeen, Scotland In the wake of a renewed interest in the theoretical framework developed by Arnold Van Gennep and Victor Turner, the third Aberdeen Interdisciplinary Fall Studies Workshop will focus on liminality as an...
Congratulations to all of our Spring 2018 graduates!
On Tuesday the 19th of June undergraduate and postgraduate students from the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy officially graduated. Students, friends, family, and staff were invited to attend a pre- or post-ceremony drinks reception (depending on when their ceremony was being held) in the beautiful Divinity Library. Congratulations again to all...
Applications being accepted for the John Reid Trust Scholarship
Applications are now open for the John Reid Trust Scholarship. The Trust exists to assist distinguished Aberdeen University graduates, preferably with Honours in an Arts subject, to continue their studies at any institution outside Scotland. While the level of awards varies according to the funds available and the number of applicants, the...
John Calvin Against the Backdrop of the North Sea
A French refugee who fled to Geneva, and who became one of the most influential leaders in the reformations of the 16th Century. Author of a best-seller which went through several editions in his lifetime, which remains in print nearly 500 years later. Preacher, theologian, pastor, civic leader, biblical expositor,...
Digital Media Intern (call for applications)
An exciting opportunity has arisen at the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy for a current 2nd or 3rd Undergraduate student to join our team as a Digital Media Intern. The Intern will play a key role in creating a series of short videos promoting postgraduate programmes. These videos will...
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