IT Induction for New Students

All the IT essentials you need to get started

Welcome to the University of Aberdeen!

There’s a lot to remember during your first couple of weeks at university, so we’ve explained each step of your digital journey in our short video. For more detailed information – including more videos and user guides – the Links area below will take you to the Toolkit resource for each service.

Looking for help with IT?

The Service Desk is your first point of contact for all IT queries and support. You can visit in person, click the Chat button or log a call via

If you're new to computers, our "IT Skills" resource provides a comprehensive introduction to everything you need to know about hardware, software and the internet.

And if you're wondering what IT equipment you need to study with us, you can check this page on the University website to find out more: IT Essentials.

Last updated on 15 August 2023