Future of Modern Languages at the University of Aberdeen
Dear Colleagues, I am writing to let you know that the Steering Group established to consider the future of Modern Languages provision at the University has today met with staff in the School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture (LLMVC) to set out some options for consultation. Considering the significant interest in...
Dear colleagues, We are pleased to invite applications for three exciting opportunities as Deans reporting to the Vice-Principal (Research). We seek highly credible applicants to fill the roles of: Research Dean for Impact and Engagement; Research Dean for Knowledge and Understanding and; Research Dean for People, Culture, and Environment. Research Deans will each...
The Missing Monastery
Last Friday, Carola MacCallum, Gaelic Language Development Officer for the University, and Rhiannan Ledwell, AUSA Vice President for Education, were invited to the premiere screening of the new BBC Alba program about the archaeological dig to find the lost monastery in which the Book of Deer was written. The dig...
Aberdeen Gaelic Choir on special BBC Alba programme
Members of Staff and students singing with the Aberdeen Gaelic choir will be appearing on the BBC Alba program ‘Alleluia’ this Sunday from 7.30pm. The special programme is celebrating a century of Gaelic broadcasting on the BBC. On Sunday 2nd December 1923, the first Gaelic service on radio was delivered...
16 Days of Activism - Combatting Gender-Based Violence, 25 November 2023
**Content Advice: this email discusses gender based violence and sexual assault** Dear colleagues, Tomorrow is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Tomorrow also marks the start of the 32nd 16 Days of Activism campaign - the annual global effort calling for the elimination of gender-based violence (GBV). GBV can be targeted...
Celebrating the class of 2023
Photos of our winter 2023 graduation ceremonies
Digital Strategy Forum - 12 December
An update on the rescheduled Digital Strategy Forum
Final reminder Universities Superannuation Scheme: Notice of statutory consultation
Provide feedback on the USS consultation before the deadline
Join us at the Research Facilities Showcase 2023
Looking to find out how you can tap into University of Aberdeen's world class research facilities and expertise? Join us at the upcoming Research Facilities Showcase on December 6.
Staff Hardship Fund
Dear Colleagues The Staff Hardship Fund, established as part of an agreement between the University and Aberdeen UCU, is now open to applications and will close at 0930 on Tuesday 21 November 2023. Any registered staff member at the University who started working with us before 1 September 2023 is eligible...
Celebrating 90 years of South China Normal University
Read about Professor Peter Edwards' visit to China
Bitesize Freedom of Information
You may have heard of Freedom of Information (FOI) and the information that is disclosed because of it. But did you know that when there are genuine reasons not to disclose, an exemption can be used to withhold the information? More detail on these circumstances have been added to our FOI...
Recognising ongoing suffering in Middle East
Dear colleagues, students, and friends of the University, From today, we will fly the University flag at half-mast above King’s College in recognition of the horrific suffering caused by the conflict in the Middle East. Our thoughts remain with everyone impacted by the loss of life and ongoing humanitarian crisis, and...
Add a little festive cheer to your lunch break at RockSalt Food Court in the Student’s Union Building. The RockSalt Team are offering a 3-course Christmas menu for all to enjoy - just order at the kiosks. OR Upgrade your experience and book a table in advance for you and your colleagues at...
Director of Student Recruitment
An update on the new Director of Student Recruitment
Update on power outage affecting buildings at Old Aberdeen campus
Power outage affecting buildings at Old Aberdeen campus
Update on the power outage affecting some campus buildings
Institutional research leave scheme
Dear colleagues I am pleased to launch the 2nd round of the institutional research leave scheme, to further enhance the quality of our research, impact and research environment. This is part of our continuing commitment to support excellent research and enable our researchers to do their best work. Following the...
Postponement of Digital Strategy Forum
Dear colleagues, Pleased be advised that the Digital Strategy Forum scheduled for Wednesday 1 November from 2pm to 3:30pm has been postponed until further notice. The postponement is due to the USS Pension Scheme Open Session taking place at the same time. It is anticipated that the Digital Strategy Forum will be rescheduled...
Senate Meeting - 8 November 2023
Dear colleagues, The Agenda for the Senate meeting, to be held on Wednesday 8 November 2023, can be accessed via this link. Non-Senate members are invited to contact one of their School’s elected representatives prior to the Senate meeting if they have any comment on items that are to be discussed at...
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