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The Introduction to the University of Aberdeen Orientation programme will take you through all the essential information you need as you prepare to begin your student life.

The programme is broken down into two parts – part one is for all students, undergraduate and postgraduate, and can be accessed below.

Part 2 is only for first year students. If you are a first year student, once you have completed online registration and selected your courses through MyCurriculum you will be able to access Part 2 via course PD1002 in MyAberdeen. Please note this programme is mandatory for first year undergraduate students, and will be recognised on your Enhanced Transcript upon completion.

Postgraduate Taught students also have access to part 2 via a course called ‘Orientation and Professional Development’ on MyAberdeen. Although this is not mandatory, completion will be recognised via a certificate.

You can get started on Part 1 now by working through the interactive modules. To get started click on the relevant box below.

University Central Orientation

New Student Orientation for Postgraduate Taught Students

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.

Complete Module 1 by visiting this link.

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 the Student Hub.

Complete Module 2 by visiting this link.

Module 3 – Student Life

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

Complete Module 3 by visiting this link.

Module 4 - Your Students’ Association

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

Complete Module 4 by visiting this link.

Module 5 – Support and Assistance

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

Complete Module 5 by visiting this link.

Module 6 – IT Support

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

Complete Module 6 by visiting this link.

Module 7 – Library

This module will introduce you to the Library resources and services.

Complete Module 7 by visiting this link.

Module 8 – BeWell

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

Complete Module 8 by visiting this link.

Module 9 – Study Well

This module will provide you with an introduction to the study advice and essential plagiarism information that are required to be aware of whilst at the University of Aberdeen.

Complete Module 9 by visiting this link.

Once you have completed this module you will then be able to start your School Orientation.
Returning Student Orientation for Postgraduate Taught

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.

Complete Module 1 by visiting this link.

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 the Student Hub.

Complete Module 2 by visiting this link.

Module 3 – Student Life

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

Complete Module 3 by visiting this link.

Module 4 - Your Students’ Association

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

Complete Module 4 by visiting this link.

Module 5 – Support and Assistance

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

Complete Module 5 by visiting this link.

Module 6 – IT Support

This module shares information on the IT support available to all students on and off campus.

Complete Module 6 by visiting this link.

Module 7 – Library

This module will introduce you to the Library resources and services.

Complete Module 7 by visiting this link.

Module 8 – BeWell

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

Complete Module 8 by visiting this link.

Module 9 – Study Well

This module will provide you with an introduction to the study advice and essential plagiarism information that are required to be aware of whilst at the University of Aberdeen.

Complete Module 9 by visiting this link.

Module 10 – Health and Safety on Campus

This module will provide general health and safety information for students at the University of Aberdeen

Complete Module 10 by visiting this link.

Once you have completed this module you will then be able to start your School Orientation.
New Student Orientation for Undergraduates

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.

Complete Module 1 by visiting this link.

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 the Student Hub.

Complete Module 2 by visiting this link.

Module 3 – Student Life

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

Complete Module 3 by visiting this link.

Module 4 - Your Students’ Association

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

Complete Module 4 by visiting this link.

Module 5 – Support and Assistance

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

Complete Module 5 by visiting this link.

Module 6 – IT Support

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

Complete Module 6 by visiting this link.

Module 7 – Library

This module will introduce you to the Library resources and services.

Complete Module 7 by visiting this link.

Module 8 – BeWell

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

Complete Module 8 by visiting this link.

Module 9 – Study Well

This module will provide you with an introduction to the study advice and essential plagiarism information that are required to be aware of whilst at the University of Aberdeen.

Complete Module 9 by visiting this link.

Upon completion of Module 9, Part 2 of Orientation can now be completed in MyAberdeen. Go to the course area and look for "Getting started at University. This is compulsory for all new undergraduates.
 
Your School Orientation will also be available in MyAberdeen.
Returning Student Orientation for Undergraduates

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.

Complete Module 1 by visiting this link.

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 the Student Hub.

Complete Module 2 by visiting this link.

Module 3 – Student Life

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

Complete Module 3 by visiting this link.

Module 4 - Your Students’ Association

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

Complete Module 4 by visiting this link.

Module 5 – Support and Assistance

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

Complete Module 5 by visiting this link.

Module 6 – IT Support

This module shares information on the IT support available to all students on and off campus.

Complete Module 6 by visiting this link.

Module 7 – Library

This module will introduce you to the Library resources and services.

Complete Module 7 by visiting this link.

Module 8 – BeWell

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

Complete Module 8 by visiting this link.

Module 9 – Study Well

This module will provide you with an introduction to the study advice and essential plagiarism information that are required to be aware of whilst at the University of Aberdeen.

Complete Module 9 by visiting this link.

Module 10 – Health and Safety on Campus

This module will provide general health and safety information for students at the University of Aberdeen

Complete Module 10 by visiting this link.

Once you have completed this module you will then be able to start your School Orientation.
New Student Orientation for Undergraduates - Qatar

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.

Complete Module 1 by visiting this link.

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 the Student Hub.

Complete Module 2 by visiting this link.

Module 3 – Student Life

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

Complete Module 3 by visiting this link.

Module 4 - Your Students’ Association

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

Complete Module 4 by visiting this link.

Module 5 – Support and Assistance

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

Complete Module 5 by visiting this link.

Module 6 – IT Support

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

Complete Module 6 by visiting this link.

Module 7 – Library

This module will introduce you to the Library resources and services.

Complete Module 7 by visiting this link.

Module 8 – BeWell

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

Complete Module 8 by visiting this link.

Module 9 – Study Well

This module will provide you with an introduction to the study advice and essential plagiarism information that are required to be aware of whilst at the University of Aberdeen.

Complete Module 9 by visiting this link.

Upon completion of Module 9, Part 2 of Orientation can now be completed in MyAberdeen. Go to the course area and look for "Getting started at University. This is compulsory for all new undergraduates.
 
Your School Orientation will also be available in MyAberdeen.
Orientation for Postgraduate Research Students

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

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