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We're celebrating you! Live on the Lawn is an exciting event and our way of saying thank you to students for making climbing the University rankings and being awarded Scottish University of the Year possible!

On the day there will be various fun-filled activities on Elphinstone Lawn and also in the Hall itself including free food and drinks samples, live acoustic music, competitions and carnival activities.

Come along to celebrate your success and show pride in your incredible, diverse ABDN family!


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M E N T A L  H E A L T H  D A Y


Our Student blogger Ivana Drdakova discusses what small changes you can make to help improve your mental health.


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University of Aberdeen Mindful Booklet

A souvenir booklet to remember your time at the University of Aberdeen. The booklet is a short, illustrated campus guide and a set of mindful colouring exercises. Costs £3.00 with all profits going to Charlie House Big Build project 


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O P P O R T U N I T I E S  F O R  Y O U


Join the #ABDNfamily in the Gold Wave of The Great Aberdeen Run on the 25th of August. Whether you're a seasoned runner or a total beginner, we'd love to see you there. Get 10% off your entry when you sign up online with us


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Do you have a hilarious lecturer? Has one of our staff members provided you with outstanding support or guidance? We'd love to hear from you. Submit your nominations so they can get the recognition they deserve!


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Explore free medical education resources with Geeky Medics, discover the UoA Student Learning Service or learn how to improve your study using YouTube Crash Course study skills, all with Toolkit’s top tools for March. #OnToolkit


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Want to know your Principal's guilty pleasure? or how Brexit affects the University? Read the responses to the questions you submitted online and in our ASK sessions last week


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Are you CluedUp?
Sign up to one of our focus groups on Health and Wellbeing to help shape the way we communicate our services to you!
There’s a free lunch voucher in it for you 


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Discover the freedom of on-campus living

Are you looking for accommodation for 2019-20? You don’t need to have stayed in University Accommodation to live with us!

You can stay on or near campus with friends! Contracts are only 40 weeks, with all utility bills included in the price as well as FREE Wi-Fi and 24/7 security. We are accepting applications now and if you sign up by 31st March 2019, you get a Cineworld Unlimited card*, worth around £200!

Email studentaccomm@abdn.ac.uk or visit our Accommodation Office for more information.

*terms and conditions apply. Visit the accommodation website for more details.


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Did you know...   The University is in the early stages of developing its future strategy for 2020-2040. The aim of this work is to reaffirm and re-energise our foundational purpose as a University ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others’ and shape the direction of the University. Check your inbox for an email sent last week detailing how to join one of the workstream steering groups for the University’s strategy development process and shape the future of the University. The deadline is Friday (08/03) at Noon!


W H A T ' S  O N


Workout for your Mind, 7th March

ASV are coming to campus to give an interactive talk called Workout for Your Mind! It's totally free and will focus on explaining the benefits of exercise on your mental health, in celebration of Mental Health Awareness Day 2019! 🤸 Secure your place here

Mental Health Day,  7th March

Use your voice! 🙌 This year's University mental health day is all about the power of using your voice.  Join us on Thursday 7th of March as we inspire conversations, take actions and create change! See the full programme of events here

Entrepreneurship Information Session, Wednesday 20th March 2-4pm, UoA

Do you have a business idea? Come along to the Entrepreneurship Information Session where you can learn more about the Santander Entrepreneurship Awards, Converge Challenge and the Elevator Summer Accelerator