Don't miss the events, presentations, and activities that we've planned to help you adjust to university life.
It is a chance for you to learn everything you need to know for a successful transition and to help you settle in, explore the campus. It includes events and sessions run by our various student support services, academics, the Students’ Association and more.
Look out for competitions running throughout Welcome Week for those who attend these events – details will be on the StudentLifeUoA social channels and at the events.
- Campus Tours
Event: Campus Tour Old Aberdeen
Time: 11am, Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th September
Starting Point: Elphinstone Hall
Explore our beautiful King's Campus on our guided walking tour that takes in the main parts of campus.
- Orientation Events 2021 Recordings
Who Does What and Our Learning Systems
Join us for a tour of the different learning systems that will be used during your time at university.
Student Support & Assistance
Find out everything you need to know about the support available at the University, and also how Assistive Tech department can help you.
It is never too early to find out how the Careers & Employability Service can help you. This presentation will take you through all the ways Careers can assist you while at university.
Wellbeing, Safety & Consent
The University has a welcoming and supportive community. The Wellbeing team will talk about how they can support you during key times of the year, and the Security & Safety teams will give tips on staying safe. The Law Project will also discuss the importance of consent.
Student Life, IC & AUSA
University is not just about studying, it's also about taking part in new activities and getting involved. Join the Student Experience team, International Centre and the Students' Association to find out how you can enrich your social calendar.
IT & Library
Find out all you need to know about how IT and the Library can help you at university.
Study Well & Pastoral Support
The University has many departments and services to help support you through your studies. In this presentation we discuss the Student Learning Service, Study Well and CAD, as well as the pastoral support system.
Finance & Money Matters
Coming to university can be a big change, and for many it will be the first time you’re managing your own money. This may seem daunting, but not to worry! We will chat all things money and finance.
Student Panel - All things University
Our Student Panel is made up of current students who will speak about what to do in the first month of being in Aberdeen and at University. They will also touch upon extra-curricular activities, working while studying, advice for new and current students (making friends, imposter syndrome, adulting) and some health & wellness tips.
- Student Panel - Welcome! Getting Ready for University!
Watch the recording - Welcome! Getting Ready for University!