Meet the Bloggers!

Students just like you have been hard at work this past year, writing student-centred blog posts that we hope you will find entertaining and informative.  Follow our CluedUp blog for their opinions and advice about everything from budgeting and dealing with exam stress to events/opportunities in Aberdeen and recipes. So, without further ado, we’d like

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What is CluedUp?

Get CluedUp and live happy! The University of Aberdeen is dedicated to making sure that its students enjoy a university experience which is as safe, comfortable and happy as possible. During your time at university, maintaining good health and wellbeing is important for your studies, safety and happiness. CluedUp is a Student Health and Wellbeing Campaign

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Surviving the Scottish Winter

By Amy Ferguson, Go Abroad Ambassador Hi! My name is Amy and I am a Go Abroad Ambassador here at the University of Aberdeen. I am in 4th year, studying Business Management and Hispanic Studies. Last year, I spent my year abroad in Madrid, Spain working as an English Language Assistant in a high school.

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Adjusting to the New Environment

By Flavio Spadavecchia, Go Abroad Ambassador spending a semester abroad at the University of Liège Here I am, writing this from what will be my new home for the next five months. This will be a slightly different kind of post, a more personal one. I want to take you with me and give you

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The good, the different, the weather

By Allie Todd, Incoming International Exchange Student from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Usually the phrase is, “the good, the bad and the ugly.” However, I haven’t really had any bad or ugly experiences here so I switched the phrase up a little to work in my favor. I have settled in

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Founders’ Day – Celebrate our University

by Ross Cumming, 4th Year Undergraduate BMus The founders day service at the University of Aberdeen is a highlight of the Chapel Choir’s calendar as it is a special service in which we all remember and pay tribute to the people in history who created this prestigious University. Much has changed on our campus since

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Leaving America and Arriving in Aberdeen

By Allie Todd, Incoming International Exchange Student from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill My name is Allie and I am a 20 year old student from North Carolina studying at the University of Aberdeen this semester. I am majoring in journalism with a minor in sociology from my home university, The University

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Getting ready to go abroad!

By Flavio Spadavecchia, Go Abroad Ambassador spending a semester abroad at the University of Liège This is it. You know there are only a few weeks left until the exchange year/semester abroad that you’ve been dreaming of for months. Every inch of your body can’t wait to get on that plane and begin a new

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Developing valuable employability skills

By Melissa Kievit, 3rd year Sociology This is a sentence I sometimes struggle with. How can you develop the skills employers find attractive during your studies? Every co-curricular activity offered usually promotes itself with the claim, “this is good for your CV”. This can be seen so often it can begin to seem unbelievable. However,

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