Dear colleagues, As part of the recent consultation about the USS, the Schedule of Contributions prepared by the USS Trustee has now been agreed. The effect of this is detailed below, with the new contribution levels applying from 1 January 2024. If you earn above the salary threshold*, the proposed reduction in your...
Principal End of Year Update
Dear colleagues, I’m very grateful to all of you for your hard work in 2023 in the service of our students, each other and the external beneficiaries of our education and research. I'm writing to update on Court's discussions last week on the financial plan for the University, and to reflect on...
Christmas closure arrangements
Update on the closures over the winter break
Have your say! QS Global Academic Survey
Share your views on the research activity and impact of other universities across the globe and help us on our way to being a world top 150 university. Improving the reputation of the University benefits the whole staff and student community and more broadly, our fantastic city. It has a positive...
Reward Consultation and Negotiation Group latest
Update - December 2023
Cyber Attack on The British Library
The British Library has recently been impacted by a major cyber-attack, resulting in widespread outages of their technical infrastructure and services. This is yet another harsh reminder of the cyber threat we face as an organisation and as individuals. Below we explore the nature of the attack, its impact, and...
Reminder of Support Services
Message from Nick Edwards - December 13
University to continue joint honours degrees in Languages
Update on Modern Languages consultation issued December 12
Institute of Applied Health Sciences success
Celebrating the success of the Institute of Applied Health Sciences
QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2024
Dear colleagues, The second edition of the QS World University Rankings: Sustainability was published this morning, highlighting the ways in which universities are addressing the world’s greatest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. I am very pleased to report that the University has achieved an excellent result, despite the number of ranked...
Have you submitted your Excellence Award nominations?
Give the gift of recognition this December by nominating University staff, students and alumni in one of the 40 award categories. Students' Union & University of Aberdeen Awards Recognising excellence shown by University staff and students in supporting students through their teaching and learning. Awards (open to staff nominations) include: Best Student Ambassador and...
Remembering Alan Main
Graduate, honorary graduate, former Chaplain to the University and former Professor of Practical Theology at Christ’s College, the Very Reverend Dr Alan Main, has died. The Aberdeen-born academic and theologian - who spent 20 years as a serving a RA chaplain with 153 Artillery Support Regiment, Royal Corps of Transport -...
The University's Data and Power BI Journey
An update on the University's Data and Power BI Journey
Fire and data risk of old IT equipment
An update to staff on how to safely and securely dispose of old University-owned IT equipment
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