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

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


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.

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

Distribution Dates for Student eNewsletters


Content Submission Deadline

Distribution Dates

University 23/05/2023    25/05/2023
University 13/06/2023 15/06/2023
University 11/07/2023 13/07/2023
University 15/08/2023 17/08/2023
University 12/09/2023 14/09/2023
University 26/09/2023 28/09/2023
University 10/10/2023 12/10/2023
University 24/10/2023 26/10/2023
University 07/11/2023 09/11/2023
University 21/11/2023 23/11/2023
University 05/12/2023 07/12/2023
University 12/12/2023 14/12/2023
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  

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.


Too many emails from Blackboard?
Watch this video to find out how to manage the notifications you receive. 

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.