How we communicate with you
There are a number of ways in which the University can communicate with you throughout your studies, these can be accessed by every student.
- Social Media for Students of the University
Social Media for current students
The University of Aberdeen has a presence across all major social media channels for current students. We use these channels to keep you up to date with all things related and of interest to current students, make sure you follow these channels - there may even be a competition or two!
Central Student Channels (for current students of the University)
Follow the Central Student Channels to be in the know for everything current student.
Student Facebook Groups
Facebook Groups are a great way of interacting with your peers with similar interests or academic route.
- Postgradate Taught
- Postgraduate Research
- University of Aberdeen Online Access Learners
- University of Aberdeen Online Learners
Students who are residents in University accommodation can join the accommodation group where you can meet and chat with flatmates prior to arriving and throughout their stay.
New Students can join out Freshers' Group which is jointly run by AUSA and the University. It's a forum for all things UoA!
School Social Channels
Listed below are School specific channels which you may want to join, along with some related societies. For a full list of all Clubs and Societies visit the AUSA website.
- Facebook (School of Biological Sciences main channel)
- School of Biological Sciences UG Students and Staff Page
Business School Education Engineering
Divinity, History and Philosophy
Natural and Computing Sciences
Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition
- Student E-newsletter and Emails
During term-time, every week a Student e-Newsletter is sent. This responsibility is shared between the University and AUSA. See below for distribution dates, and how clubs and societies can submit content for the AUSA eNewsletter.
Distribution Dates for Student eNewsletters
Content Submission Deadline
06/12/2021 09/12/2021 Other Important University Communication
From time to time, the University’s Communication department may need to contact students to keep them informed about news and events on campus outside the schedule of the fortnightly e-newsletter.
These communications will be sent directly to your student email account.
- UoA Student Guide Mobile App
It is essential that you download the UoA Student Guide onto your mobile device. The UoA Student Guide has everything you need to know as a new student, and the months and years beyond! It is packed with lots of information to help you navigate Welcome Week and onwards. The guide also enables you to find the events and activities that you are required to attend, (and the fun ones too!), and add them to your personalised calendar within the app.
Download the UoA Student Guide
- The Student Channel - Blogs, Vlogs & Podcasts
Student Content Creators
Our creative, passionate and enthusiastic student content creators share their experiences of student life at the University of Aberdeen through blogs, vlogs, podcasts and social media platforms.
You can follow their student journey and interest as they develop within the University of Aberdeen community as they introduce you to all that student life has to offer, as well as key social media campaigns. Check out what our students have been up to here.
Becoming a Student Content Creator
If you have…
- A keen interest in blogging, vlogging, social media or podcasts
- A willingness to develop key skills in communication, marketing, content creation, teamwork, public speaking, networking and engaging with students
- Genuine interest in enhancing the student experience
You could join the content creation team!
- Student Hub (formally Student Portal)
The Student Hub is the place to visit if you want to find out:
- Exam results
- Your academic progress
- Academic information, for example how many credits you have, your degree title etc.
- Non-academic information
- Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
‘MyAberdeen’ is your very own virtual learning environment.
This is where you will find learning materials and resources associated with your courses and where you will be notified of any announcements about your courses or the University.
Guidance on using MyAberdeen is also available on the Toolkit web pages.
- Surveys and Feedback
Your ideas, expertise and feedback is a key part of driving change at the University of Aberdeen. We provide you with a number of opportunities to feedback and shape the University and your future.