Tributes paid to Duncan Shaw
Many of you will be saddened to learn that Duncan Shaw died last week. He had been suffering from cancer and had lived with it for the past five years, but maintained good spirits and was in great form to the end.
Lifetime achievement award for emeritus academic
Academic recognised for contribution to nature conservation
Brexit changes to overseas courier services
Following the departure of the UK from the EU on January 1, non-document courier shipments to all overseas addresses should be accompanied by a courier request form providing essential information.
Engaging with our communities
A message to staff from senior Vice-Principal Karl Leydecker, on progress in relation to the University's engagement with partners and stakeholders across Aberdeen and the north-east. Issued November 24th 2020.
Action Counters Terrorism: Report suspicious activity and behaviour to tackle terrorism
With the coronavirus pandemic changing all of our day to day routines it is understandable that the risk of terrorism hasn't necessarily been front of mind across the country.
Festive butchers bundle
For the price of £25, McWilliam Butchers offers staff and students a Christmas bundle of meat:
Financial planning sessions for staff
Between 23-27 November the University will be hosting a series of pension and financial planning seminars delivered by Tilney Financial Planning. In addition, staff can book a 1-1 meeting with the consultants. The areas covered will include USS and UASLAS pension schemes: pension tax, allowances, investments, financial planning & wellbeing. There...
University offers free courses to help Scotland's workforce upskill and reskill
People in Scotland can once again apply to study for free on a range of career-focused online short courses with the University of Aberdeen, following the huge success of the first phase of its upskilling scheme.
Parents and Carers Network
Parents, parents-to-be and carers who work or study at the University are invited to join the University of Aberdeen Parents and Carers Network.
Cyber Security: Social engineering attacks on the increase
There has been a significant increase in social engineering attacks against the University. This style of attack tries to extract information or funds from victims without needing to take over an IT account - the most common aim of most phishing email.