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M A K E  T H E  M O S T  O F  Y O U R  S U M M E R

The summer is a great time to think about your plans for the future, investigate your options and get ready to make applications. The Careers Service is still open to help you throughout the summer, whether you will be continuing your studies or graduating in June.

Plan your skills development for next semester by finding out about the range of co-curricular initiatives available here



There are still opportunities to gain work or volunteering experience over the summer.  You can find these opportunities and book an appointment through CareerConnect.  Not in Aberdeen? No problem. Just select “telephone” or “online” when you book, or post a query through our Virtual Adviser service here.


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O N   T H E   B L O G

We want to say a huge thank you to all of our incredible student bloggers and vloggers who have taken their time to create incredible content this year! We can't wait to expand the programme next year with our exciting new student content platform! In the meantime you can see this weeks latest posts below!


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"The Summer holidays are within reach. Four months of freedom, late nights and lie-ins. Or is it?"

Our student blogger Elena Brand tells you how to enjoy your Summer in a smart way by balancing degree related experience with your time off.


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"We think we have the knack of it–one leg in front of the other until one is three feet under. Yet, it is style without substance. What I would like to suggest to you, dear reader, is to wander to wonder"

Read  student blogger Gabriel Kolanen's blog post with tips on how to walk well and take in your surroundings!


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W I N  A  Y E A R  O F  L U N C H  F O R  Y O U  A N D  3  F R I E N D S


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We want to see your favourite hometown eats this Summer! The best foodie photo will win...

- A FREE Friday lunch feast for you and 3 friends in the food court once a month for a year!

- An exclusive cookery masterclass from our award winning chefs for you and up to 14 friends!

- Your hometown eats favourite will be featured as a recipe in our new student recipe book!

To enter simply...

- follow @UniofAberdeen

- share your food photo on your Instagram feed & tag  @UniOfAberdeen

- include #ABDNhometowneats in the caption


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

We have a number of fantastic opportunities available for you to get involved in next year! These excellent roles can provide you with key skills such as networking, marketing, content creation or customer service to enhance your CV! Read below to see what opportunities are available!


Are you passionate and enthusiastic about Uni life? Are you looking to develop your professional skills within marketing, event delivery and networking? We are seeking Student Volunteers to assist with on campus marketing activity.


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Are you a keen Vlogger, Blogger or Social Media Guru? Are you looking to develop your professional skills?

We are seeking Student Volunteers to create content for our exciting new student life blog platform. Interested? Please follow the link below for further details! 


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We are looking for paid Student Ambassadors. We believe it is important for our prospective and new students to have the opportunity to interact with people who are already experiencing life as a student of the University of Aberdeen. If you are a student who is a strong team player, experienced in a customer-facing role, is an excellent communicator and has a thorough overall knowledge of the University of Aberdeen why not apply!


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Y O U R   S U C C E S S E S 

The University of Aberdeen participates in the annual Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award. The University of Aberdeen has chosen two teams to put forward to the regional stage of the competition following a month long competitive process run by Zachary Hickman and Ann Lewendon in Research & Innovation.  Both winning teams were awarded £500 from the University of Aberdeen in recognition of this achievement and to help develop their businesses.


Arthur Serini and Madi Myers, both MSc Human Nutrition graduates, with their  company Crafty Pickle Co.

The Crafty Pickle Co. is a fermented food company in Aberdeen with a vision to reduce food waste by taking surplus and non-commercially viable produce and preserving it through fermentation, creating new gut-friendly fermented food products.


Abraham Arellanes Ramirez (MSc Oil & Gas Enterprise Management) and Waldimar Romani Ramirez (MBA Energy Management) with their company Portable Precision Plating.

Portable Precision Plating (PPP) is an innovative business idea which saves the Tubular Goods Industry materials, time, money and effort by delivering plating services right at the customer's site, without sacrificing safety or quality and in an environmentally friendlier manner.  


D A T E S   F O R   Y O U R   D I A R Y

May Festival 2019, 24th - 26th May

The University of Aberdeen's May Festival is back for 2019 - with a bigger programme than ever!

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Can Blockchain unlock our Wildlife Health? 9th May, Aberdeen Science Centre

Professor David Lesseau will explore how we might apply the principles of blockchain to wildlife,  the hurdles we face to do so and the new avenues it opens to value the ways by which wildlife enrich our lives.

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Cafe Sci - Is exercise bad for our joints?, 22nd May,  Belmont Filmhouse

An informal way to engage with the latest topics in science! Come along to this free session to find out what the evidence is for exercise in osteoarthritis

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Taught Postgraduate? Need help with your dissertation or project?

The Library, IT Services and the Student Learning Service offer the following workshops:

- Information Skills Refresher workshops (planning a search strategy, Primo, databases, managing references)
May 20, 21 & 22

- Microsoft Word: Working with Long Documents
May 27 & 28

- Writing a Literature Review
June 4 & 5

- Writing your Dissertation/Project: Spelling, Paragraph Structure and Constructing an Argument
June 5 & 6


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