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  

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

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.

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!

Careers and 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

Business School

Related Societies

Divinity, History, Philosophy and Art History




Art History

Scandinavian Studies


Related Societies

Natural and Computing Sciences

Related Societies

Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition

Related Societies


Related Societies

Social Science

Related Societies

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


Content Submission Deadline

Distribution Dates

Student Experience

03 May 2022

05 May 2022


11 May 2022

13 May 2022

Student Experience

17 May 2022

19 May 2022


31 May 2022

1 June 2022

Student Experience

14 June 2022

16 June 2022


5 July 2022

7 July 2022

Student Experience

12 July 2022

14 July 2022


26 July 2022

28 July 2022

Student Experience

9 August 2022

11 August 2022


16 August 2022

18 August 2022

AUSA 29 August 2022 1 September 2022
Student Experience 6 September 2022 8 September 2022
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

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".


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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
  • 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.