Please note:

The 9U service is temporarily suspended and will not operate during the first semester.  This position will be reviewed in early December where a decision will be made to assess whether it is appropriate and possible for its reintroduction in January 2021.


Schedule of Meetings - September 2020

You should receive an invitation from your tutor to meet with them at the start of the year.  If you do not hear from your tutor, and wish to schedule an appointment, please send them an email directly or contact infohub@abdn.ac.uk.  You can find details of your tutor and their email via your Student Hub.

Each School has their own format for scheduling meetings which you can see below by selecting the School of your tutor, for September 2020, all first meetings will be virtual.

Please note that if you are a new student this information will be available after you have completed Online Registration.

If you have any queries regarding your meeting or your Personal Tutor, you can contact the Senior Personal Tutor or Infohub at infohub@abdn.ac.uk 

Business School

A warm welcome to the Business School if you are new to the university and welcome back to all our returning students. Please note that you will receive an email from your Personal Tutor inviting you to a meeting at the beginning of September. If you could respond to this, it would be very much appreciated. 

School of Biological Sciences

A warm welcome to the School of Bilogical Studies if you are new to the university and welcome back to all our returning students. Please note that you will receive an email from your Personal Tutor inviting you to a meeting at the beginning of September. If you could respond to this, it would be very much appreciated. 

School of Divinity, History & Philosophy

A warm welcome to all students, new and returning, to the School of Divinity, Philosophy and History

In September, your Personal Tutor will contact you directly by email, and you will be invited to meet them during Welcome Week or the following week. Your Tutor will provide details of the specific date and time of the meeting.

Please ensure you respond to your Personal Tutor’s email as soon as you receive it to confirm your attendance or to arrange an alternative day and time to meet.

School of Education

You will be invited to meet with your Personal Tutor in September.  Please ensure you respond to the meeting request as soon as possible. 

If your Personal Tutor is not available during the first 2 weeks of September and you need a meeting urgently, feel free to contact the Senior Personal Tutor for the School of Education, George Drew.

School of Engineering

Tutors will contacting students to arrange meetings which should take place by the end of September 2020. If you have not heard from your tutor by then please contact them to arrange a meeting. If you accept a meeting with your tutor it is important that you show up or send your apologies well in advance.

School of Geosciences

Your Personal Tutor will send you an e-mail and arrange a time to meet with you, during the first 2 weeks of the term.

If your Personal Tutor is not available during the first 2 weeks and you need a meeting urgently, feel free to contact the Senior Personal Tutor for the School of Geosciences -  
Dr Charlotta Hillerdal.

School of Law

You will be invited to meet with your tutor in September. Please respond asap to this request.

School of Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture

A warm welcome (back) to the School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture.

 

In September, your Personal Tutor will contact you directly by email. You will be invited to meet with your Tutor during Welcome Week or the following weeks. Your Tutor will suggest a specific date and time of the meeting.

 

Please ensure you respond to your Personal Tutor’s email as soon as you receive it to confirm your availability or else to arrange an alternative day and time to meet if you are unable to attend at the suggested time.

 

Please contact your Personal Tutor directly if you did not get an invite from him or her.

School of Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition

If you are entering Year 1, or a new entrant to a higher year of study, in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition you should already have received a letter in the post outlining induction arrangements during Welcome Week. 

If you are a returning student studying any of the Medical Sciences subjects you should receive an email from your Personal Tutor within two weeks from the start of term.

Your tutor will invite you to a meeting which may be in the tutor’s office on the Foresterhill campus or virtually online where most medical sciences tutors are based.

If you cannot make the meeting suggested by your tutor then please let your tutor know so alternative arrangements can be made. Most University communication is via email so please check your email account at least daily to ensure you do not miss any important messages.

If you have questions before your meeting you are welcome to email your tutor at any time. Most students will retain the same personal tutor over the course of their studies but if you have changed degree programme or if your tutor has left the University you may be allocated a new tutor. 

School of Natural & Computing Sciences

Your tutor will contact you by email to arrange a meeting with you during Welcome Week or the first two weeks of term. Please check your email regularly and respond promptly to confirm or arrange an alternative date and time. If you have not received a meeting invitation by the start of the third week of teaching please contact the School Senior Personal Tutor, Dr Peter Henderson, p.henderson@abdn.ac.uk

School of Psychology

A warm welcome to the School of Psychology if you are new to the university and welcome back to all our returning students.

Your Personal Tutor will contact you directly by email in September. It is important that you respond to their email. You will be invited to meet with your Personal Tutor during Welcome Week or the following week. Your Personal Tutor will provide details of the specific date and time (Venue TBC, may be virtually online), and venue of the meeting. Please ensure you respond to your Personal Tutor’s email as soon as you receive it to confirm your availability or to arrange an alternative day and time to meet.

School of Social Sciences

Personal Tutors will meet with their students on in September, this may be virtually, online or on campus.

 

If your personal tutor is not available on these dates, they will offer students an alternative date in the same weeks.