Students' Union Building

Students' Union Building

If you are looking to enjoy a light bite, a coffee or a craft beer, Union Brew on the ground floor of the Students' Union is the place for you. The Bear Essentials Union Shop sells a range of stationery, meal deals, greetings cards and University of Aberdeen gifts and clothing.

If it’s something more substantial you want to eat, the food court on the first floor of the Students' Union serves a wide range of hot and cold meals, drinks, and snacks.


Established in the 1980's, BookEnds is only second-hand bookshop on campus. BookEnds sells a wide selection of fiction, non-fiction, textbooks, CDs and DVDs and raises money for charities. Find us on the ground floor of the AUSA building.

Swap Shop

The Swap Shop is a space where students can exchange clothes, shoes, homeware and more. Visit the Swap Shop: save money and save the environment!