Using ‘Skype for Business’ for meetings worldwide
Save time and money by using Skype for Business (SfB) to conduct meetings with colleagues across the globe.
New interactive voting software - OMBEA
This summer, following successful trials, we replaced InterWrite PRS with OMBEA Response - the online audience response system.
New look Learners’ Toolkit!
We are excited to announce the launch of the new and improved Learners’ Toolkit - just in time for Freshers’ Week!
The achievements of the University's 2017 summer interns were recognised at this week's Aberdeen Internship Presentation Event, celebrating the conclusion of the annual Aberdeen Internships.
Retirement of Sir Ian Diamond as Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University
Professor Sir Ian Diamond has announced his intention to retire from the position of Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen and has invited Mr Martin Gilbert, Senior Governor to commence a global search for his successor. Sir Ian has agreed to stay in post as Principal and Vice-Chancellor...
Road Closures - Great Aberdeen Run
A number of roads surrounding the University will be closed on Sunday, August 27, due to the Great Aberdeen Run, which takes place from 9am.
GIS Masters programme celebrates its 30th year
Students, staff and alumni were among those who marked the 30th anniversary of the University's Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Masters programme at a poster presentation event at St Mary's last week.
Arctic university heads to meet for Rectors' Forum
The heads of universities focussed on investigating the Arctic will meet at the University of Aberdeen this week to discuss the latest developments and research in the Circumpolar North.
New to MyAberdeen or to Course Co-ordinating
Tuesday 29 August 2017 at 15:00-16:30 (Foresterhill) Monday 4 September 2017 at 15:00-16:30 (Old Aberdeen) Tuesday 5 September 20147 at 15:00-16:30 (Old Aberdeen) This is a session for those new to MyAberdeen or new to the role of co-ordinating a MyAberdeen course but with limited experience of using the VLE. Will include: Basic navigation Course...
Help us welcome more online students
Next week the University will hold its first 'Virtual Open Day' for students wishing to study one of our growing portfolio of online courses.
Disabling of inactive network devices
From the 21 August, we will be disabling the connection of any device that has not been active on the wired network for a period of three months or more.
Open sessions with Margaret Ross
Colleagues are reminded that Margaret Ross, Vice Principal for People, will host two open sessions in August to discuss employee engagement, support for wellbeing and equality & diversity.
National pay negotiations
The 2017-18 New JNCHES pay round has now concluded and agreement reached as outlined below.
New digital capture software - Panopto
This summer we replaced TechSmith Relay with Panopto, the market leader in digital capture software.
Purchase of Annual Leave Scheme
Staff with a holiday year from October – September are reminded that you can request to purchase up to 10 days additional leave in the leave year October 2017 – September 2018. The scheme is intended to build on leave arrangements already in place (such as annual leave, family friendly leave...
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