University of Aberdeen launches first MOOC
The University of Aberdeen formally launched its first massive online open access courses on Monday 22 June.
Explorathon 2015 - calling all staff and students
Last year Explorathon, a night celebrating research and researchers was a huge hit, when over 10,000 members of the public engaged with researchers at over 50 events in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Five rising academic stars graduate from top career development masterclass
Congratulations go to our five Aberdeen researchers who last Friday graduated from the Scottish Crucible.
MyCurriculum - Countdown to August Launch
We're delighted to announce that the 2015/16 curriculum build for MyCurriculum, the University's new online course selection system, is now complete.
Teaching Awards presented at Grads
Congratulations to colleagues chosen by their students to receive our annual Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at this week’s Graduation Ceremonies. Dr Tania Fahey Palma, lecturer in linguistics, (pictured) received the College of Arts and Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, in recognition of her inspirational teaching, and...
Would you like to help attract more students to the University?
The University's home and rest-of-UK student recruitment team are offering training for academic-related staff that attend, or would like to attend, student recruitment events.
IT Services survey results 2015
You told us what you think of IT services in this year’s IT Survey - now see the results online!
New legislation on childcare vouchers and tax free childcare
From 1 August 2015, the provider of our childcare savings scheme will change to Edenred. If you are already registered with Sodexo you will receive an email outlining what you need to do to move to Edenred.
Changes to use of email lists
We are changing the way the email lists are managed and used at the University. This is partly for technical reasons, as we migrate to Office 365, and partly because we want to respond to feedback from colleagues irritated by the number of all-staff emails circulated, and also on...
Liza Young named Scottish PA of the Year 2015
A huge congratulations to Liza Young, Personal Assistant to Professor Michael Greaves and Professor Neva Haites, who has been named Scottish PA of the Year 2015 at the Annual Conference and Award for Executive Secretaries and PAs.
Foresterhill road closure
The fire road which serves the Suttie, IMS, Polwarth and HSB will be closed to all vehicles on the following dates to allow construction work to be carried out on the new Rowett building:
King's College Chapel awarded 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
King's College Chapel has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The award celebrates excellence and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great reviews on the travel site.
Diabetes Week 2015
The University of Aberdeen is raising awareness of Diabetes Week 2015 as part of our commitment to promoting Healthy Working Lives for all staff.
Another good plug for electronic waste recycling
Staff and students at the University of Aberdeen, along with the wider local community, will be given the opportunity to recycle their broken electrical appliances this month. In partnership with Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and European Recycling Platform, the University will host a two-day recycling event on Thursday 25...
Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards
Professor Peter Morgan and Professor Julian Mercer from the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health attended the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards in Edinburgh last week.
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