Class Description: Information about our work, our strategy, our policies for delivering functions and services, and information for our service users.

Last reviewed 18 April 2018.

Functions

Description of functions, including statutory basis for them, where applicable


Research


Teaching


Student Administration and Support


Aberdeen University Student Association (AUSA)

For specific information on the formal legal and structural basis of the University’s relationships with the Students Association please contact:

Mr B Purdon
Clerk to the University Court
University Office
King’s College
Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
Tel: +44(0)1224 273949
Email: b.purdon@abdn.ac.uk
 


External and Community Relations


Strategies, Policies and internal staff procedures for performing statutory functions

Research

  • The University’s research strategy is contained within the University’s Strategic Plan which is available here
  • A strategic overview can be found here
  • Details relating to the University Research Policy Committee are available here
  • Information relating to research ethics and ethical approval of research is provided in Section 3 of the Research Governance Handbook, available here
  • The Academic Quality Handbook outlines the relevant information for research students, supervisors and Heads of School, available here

Teaching


 Student Administration and Support


How to report a concern

For all enquiries during office hours please contact
King’s college
Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
Tel: +44(0)1224 272000

For procedures on how to complain about the institution you may wish to contact the relevant School, Institute, in the first instance. Contact details for  Schools or Institutes are available here

Information on procedures for dealing with student complaints and appeals is available here


Reports of the authority's exercise of its statutory functions

Research

  • The University’s performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) is available here

Teaching

  • The QAA undertakes a rolling 4-year programme of Enhancement-led Institutional Review (ELIR) of all HEIs in Scotland. The main focus of ELIR is to review our approach to improving the student learning experience, examines our ability to secure the academic standards of our awards and to manage the quality of the learning opportunities we provide for our students. Our Enhanced-led Institutional Review Reports (ELIR) are available here

Fees and Charges

  • Information on student finance including tuition fees and association guidance can be found here
  • Information on scholarships and bursaries is available here

University Services

Library, Special Collections and Museums

Library, Special Collections and Museums are at the heart of teaching, learning, research and public engagement at the University of Aberdeen and form a single directorate headed by the University Librarian and Director of Library, Special Collections and Museums.

The Sir Duncan Rice Library
University of Aberdeen
Bedford Road
Aberdeen
AB24 3AA

Tel: +44(0)1224 273330
Fax: +44(0)1224 273956
Email: library@abdn.ac.uk

Neil Curtis - Head of Museums
+44(0)1224 274303

University of Aberdeen Museums
King’s Museum
Old Aberdeen Town House
High Street
Aberdeen
AB24 3EN

Tel: +44(0)1224 274330
Fax: +44(0)1224 274302
Email: museums@abdn.ac.uk


Searching Catalogues

Please note that material reference by catalogues will generally be exempted as “otherwise accessible” under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, since it is available in terms of the “Library Facilities” Class.

Collections


Statement of Public Task required by the ReUse of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015

The University of Aberdeen complies with the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015.

These regulate how information produced, held and disseminated by the University Library, Special Collections and Museums is made available for re-use. Details relating to our public task, information assets, and contact details for requesting permission to re-use any of the information we produce, hold or disseminate are available here.


Public Events


Public Services


Contact Details

  • For specific or general enquiries regarding Research please contact
    Research & Innovation Office
    The University of Aberdeen
    King’s College
    Aberdeen
    AB24 3FX

    Tel: +44(0)1224 272123
    Email: res-innov@abdn.ac.uk
     
  • All queries relating to the Academic Quality Handbook should be directed to
    Academic Services, Registry
    Tel: +44(0)1224 272926
    Email: academicservices@abdn.ac.uk
     
  • Student Advice & Support Office
    Student Advice & Support
    The Hub
    Elphinstone Road
    Aberdeen
    AB24 3FX

    Tel: +44(0)1224 273935
    Email: student.support@abdn.ac.uk
     
  • Student Recruitment and Admissions Service
    Student Recruitment & Admissions Service
    University Office
    Kings College
    Aberdeen
    AB24 3FX

    Tel: +44(0)1224 272090/1
    Email: sras@abdn.ac.uk
     
  • Aberdeen University’s Student Association (AUSA)
    Aberdeen University Students' Association
    The Hub
    Elphinstone Road
    Aberdeen
    AB24 3TU

    Tel: +44 (0)1224 272965
    Email: ausa@abdn.ac.uk