Effective communication with you is an important part of helping you get the most out of your educational experience at the University.

If you have any news, events or achievements that are relevant to students, please complete the short content submission online form

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.

UoA Student Guide

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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Blogging, Vlogging and 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!


Social Media

Social Media

The University runs a number of social media accounts. The main Social Media account for current students are the Student Life pages.



Student Facebook Groups


Student E-newsletter

During term-time, every week a student e-newsletter is sent. This resposibility is shared between the Student Experience team and AUSA.

Before submitting content for an e-newsletter, please familiarise yourself with the content submission guidelines, which includes information on word count, images, and deadlines.

University e-newsletter

To submit content for the University e-newsletter, please complete this submission form. This form can also be used to submit content for StudentLife social media channels, and is the same form that is linked at the top of this page.

View previous versions of the University e-newsletter by visiting this web page.

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.



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.

University Emails

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 Ezine.

These communications will be sent directly to your student email account.

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
Surveys and Feedback

Your ideas, expertise and feedback is a key part of driving change at the University of Aberdeen. InForm provides you with a number of opportunities to feedback and shape the University and your future.

If you want to find out more about forthcoming blue table sessions, surveys or other feedback opportunities or to find out the results of previous surveys please visit the InForm pages of the website.