The University of Aberdeen Orientation programme will take you through all the essential information you need as you prepare to begin your student life. Orientation will go live in June for all new UG and PGT students, and returning student orientation will be the start of July. Please check back here for more information.

Undergraduate University Orientation

New UG Student Orientation
  • You can now start Part 1 of University Orientation by completing the following 3 modules:
  • Part 2 will be available through MyAberdeen (via course PD1002) once you have completed online registration and selected your courses through MyCurriculum. Please note this programme is mandatory for first year undergraduate students, and will be recognised on your Enhanced Transcript upon completion.
Returning UG Student Orientation

This is Part 1 of the Central University Orientation. This for all returning UG students, and you will be able to access it through this tab once it goes live. Please check back to this page in July.

Qatar Campus University Orientation

New Student Orientation (Qatar)
  • You can now start Part 1 of University Orientation by completing the following 3 modules:
  • Part 2 will be available through MyAberdeen (via course PD1002 for UG or  Orientation and Professional Development for PGT) once you have completed online registration and selected your courses through MyCurriculum. 

Please note this programme is mandatory for first year undergraduate students, and will be recognised on your Enhanced Transcript upon completion.

Returning Student Orientation (Qatar)

PGT University Orientation

New PGT Student Orientation
  • You can now start Part 1 of University Orientation by completing the following 3 modules:
  • Part 2 will be available through MyAberdeen (via course called Orientation and Professional Development) once you have completed online registration and selected your courses through MyCurriculum. Please note this programme is mandatory for first year undergraduate students, and will be recognised on your Enhanced Transcript upon completion.
Returning PGT Student Orientation

This is Part 1 of the Central University Orientation. This for all returning PGT students, and you will be able to access it through this tab once it goes live. Please check back to this page in July.

PGR University Orientation

Postgraduate Research Student Orientation

We are looking forward to welcoming you to campus to start your research journey with us. As a postgraduate research student you will have the opportunity to attend a university wide induction in addition to your school induction.

There are a series of modules that you can work through before you arrive. Once you have registered you can access the remaining modules and complete your mandatory training programme through your bespoke PGR training platform on our virtual learning environment.

Module 1 – Who Does What at the University

This short module will introduce you to the structure of the University, and will provide a roadmap of the academic and support services available to students.

Module 1: Complete module

Module 2 – Our Learning Systems

This module will introduce you to the various online systems you will deal with as a student, from MyAberdeen to Turnitin.

Module 2: Complete module

Module 3 - Your PhD

This module outlines what you can expect during your research programme.   

Module 3: Complete module

Module 4 - Supporting your Research

This module discusses your supervisor(s), your School and the PGR School, and the several teams across the University who are here to support your research activities.

Module 4: Complete module

Module 5 – Library and Museums

This module will provide you with an introduction to the support and resources that are available to you in the Library, to aid you in your academic studies.

Module 5: Complete module

Module 6 – IT Support

This module will introduce you to the IT support available to all students on and off campus.

Module 6: Complete module

Module 7 - Training and Development

This module will introduce you to the training and professional development available.

Module 7: Complete module

Module 8 – Studentships and Finances

This module will equip you with all the information you need on studentships and finances.

Module 8: Complete module

Module 9 – Support & Assistance

This module will provide you with information on the wide variety of support and assistance available at the University of Aberdeen

Module 9: Complete module

Module 10: Wellbeing

This module discusses how to enhance your student life whilst you study at the University of Aberdeen

Module 10: Complete module

Module 11 - Student Life

This module will equip you with top tips and practical strategies for maintaining your mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing while at university.

Module 11: Complete module

Module 12: Your Students' Association (PGR)

This module will introduce you to the Aberdeen University Students' Association, and will cover the support and activities AUSA offers.

Module 12: Complete module