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New Students

New Students

All the information you need to ensure that you are ready for the start of university life.

If you are new to the university this semester, we’re thrilled that you are joining our learning community. And if you are a returning student, welcome back. 

We have been busy making sure you will have the best learning experience, whatever you are studying and wherever you are. We’ve put together lots of guides to help you get ready for your studies,  use your RGU login to access the guides:

Getting Started

Student Union & Support Services

Facilities and Accommodation

Transport and Opening Hours

Essential information

Student Union

Going to university isn’t just about getting a degree, there is an entire lifestyle that comes with being a student. Studying is a big part of the experience, but there are also many opportunities available which will allow you to try new things, meet new people, and make the most of your free time.

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Support & Advice Services 

We have heavily invested in our support networks both on and off campus to make the experience of studying at RGU the best it can possibly be.

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IT Helpdesk

The IT Helpdesk offers support for all your university needs. We support students staff and visitors with everything such as IT accounts, how to connect to the wireless service, accessing and configuring email, print, copy and scan, and the location of IT labs across our campus - and lots more.

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CampusMoodle is RGU’s virtual learning environment (VLE). It is a valuable resource both on and off campus that you can access from any computer as long as there is an internet connection.

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Campus & Community Facilities

Many of our services and facilities on campus are available for the local community to use, together with our students and staff members.

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Leaving home for the first time can be one of the most exciting things about going to university. It’s an opportunity to live independently, meet new people and make new friends – and because Aberdeen really is a truly student-focused city, you’ll meet people from all over the world.

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ID Cards

ID cards for Students, Staff and community members can be used for more than just identification, find out more.

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Your Timetable

To access your individual timetable, choose one of these easy ways to help keep you on track and in the right place at the right time.

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Pre-Arrival Information

Information for International offer holders about when to arrive, visas, orientation, induction and more.

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Transport and Parking

Our campus has has great transport links from the city or further afield. Find out how to get here and how to park on campus if travelling by car.

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Opening Hours

Find out when our University and support buildings are open each day.

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Campus Map

The RGU campus and business locations are easily accessible by car, train and bus.

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There are food outlets in all of the main buildings on the Garthdee Campus, each offering something slightly different.

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University Policies

There are a number of policies that affect staff, students and the wider community.

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Money Matters

You might have a lot of questions relating to money. Find some of the answers here.

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