Communicating with You

Communicating with You

Remember to check your University email regularly!

You need to check your University email account regularly so that you don’t miss out on important information. This is where we’ll send University-wide updates, information about your course and meeting invitations.

Any correspondence from the University will be sent to your University email account your.username@abdn.ac.uk.  

Watch these short videos on Toolkit to find out how to access your email on Desktop, Android or iOS.

 

Too many emails from Blackboard?

Watch this video to find out how to manage the notifications you receive. 

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

Build your social network and find your community!

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.

Something for everyone - Facebook, Twitter and Instagram StudentLifeUoA channels at the University

Student Facebook Groups

New Students can join out Freshers' Group which is jointly run by AUSA and the University. It's a forum for all things UoA!

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.

Facebook Groups are a great way of interacting with your peers with similar interests or academic route.

Careers & Employability Service Social Media

Follow the Central Student Channels to be in the know for everything current student.

 

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.

Biological Sciences

Related Societies

Education
Engineering

Related Societies

Divinity, History, Philosophy and Art History

Divinity

History

Philosophy

Art History

Scandinavian Studies

Geoscience

Related Societies

 

Natural and Computing Sciences

Related Societies

Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

Related Societies

Psychology

Related Societies

Social Science

Related Societies

Law
Student E-newsletter and Emails

University e-newsletter

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

Responsibility

Content Submission Deadline

Distribution Dates

AUSA 27 September 2022 29 September 2022
Student Experience 4 October 2022 6 October 2022
AUSA 11 October 2022 13 October 2022
Student Experience 18 October 2022 20 October 2022
AUSA 25 October 2022 27 October 2022
Student Experience 01 November 2022 03 November 2022
AUSA 08 November 2022 10 November 2022
Student Experience 15 November 2022 17 November 2022
AUSA 22 November 2022 24 November 2022
Student Experience 29 November 2022 01 December 2022
AUSA 06 December 2022 08 December 2022
Student Experience 13 December 2022 15 December 2022
AUSA 20 December 2022 22 December 2022
Student Experience 10 January 2023 12 January 2023
AUSA 17 January 2023     19 January 2023
Student Experience 24 January 2023 26 January 2023
AUSA 31 January 2023 02 February 2023
Student Experience 07 February 2023 09 February 2023
AUSA 14 February 2023 16 February 2023
Student Experience 21 February 2023 23 February 2023
AUSA 28 February 2023 02 March 2023
Student Experience 07 March 2023 09 March 2023
AUSA 14 March 2023 16 March 2023
Student Experience 21 March 2023 23 March 2023
AUSA 28 March 2023 30 March 2023
Student Experience 04 April 2023 06 April 2023
AUSA 11 April 2023 13 April 2023
Student Experience 18 April 2023 20 April 2023
AUSA 25 April 2023 27 April 2023
Student Experience 02 May 2023 04 May 2023
AUSA 09 May 2023 11 May 2023
Student Experience 16 May 2023 18 May 2023
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.

AUSA e-newsletter

To submit content for the AUSA e-newsletter, please complete this online submission form. If you have questions, please email Karolina Kubala at karolina.kubala@abdn.ac.uk.

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

Search ‘UoA Guide’ on Google Play or iTunes to find the UoA Guide App.
Within this app, you will find the ‘UoA Student Guide".

 

Apple app store button  

Google Play Store button

The Student Channel - Blogs, Vlogs & Podcasts

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

Student Hub (formally Student Portal)

The Student Hub is the place to visit if you want to find out:

  • Exam results
  • Timetables
  • 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.

If you want to find out more about forthcoming surveys or other feedback opportunities or to find out the results of previous surveys please visit the Feedback pages of the website.