Coronavirus

Are you self-isolating? Don't worry, we are here for you. 

Coming soon... Motivational speakers, online book club, gaming tournaments, live music sessions, cute animals, workshops, challenges and student-run events. Keep an eye on this page or our What’s On in the coming weeks for all the details and how to get involved.

AUSA Advice are here to support you through your self-isolation/quarantine. Your mental health and wellbeing are important to us and we recognise how difficult it can be when you are in isolation and the impacts that this can have on your wellbeing.

If you would like to talk to someone about how you are feeling, or even just to have a bit of human contact, please email us at ausaadvice@abdn.ac.uk and we can organise a call back.

We have some really great information and resources on our websites advice pages that cover a variety of health and wellbeing topics with links to external and internal supports available. There is also a list of virtual activities that you can explore that may help keep your mind occupied through your isolation.

Please also see some useful information on shopping delivery and practical information whilst self- isolating here.

We are here to help so please get in touch so that we can support you.

 

Please be sensible in your activities, and to follow Scottish Government guidelines, download the Government’s Protect Scotland app, and remember FACTS:

Face coverings should be worn in enclosed spaces

Avoid crowded spaces

Clean your hands and surfaces regularly

Two-metre distancing

Self-isolate and book a test if you have symptoms
 

Wed 21st October

Afternoon of K-Pop
21st October 3pm - 5pm
Online
Societies | Free Event

Thu 22nd October

Sports Union Committee Meeting
22nd October 3:30pm - 5pm
MS Teams
Meeting is open, all are welcome. Agenda: Co-options, Committee Training, AOCB.

Fri 23rd October

RAG is Recruiting - Social Online Lunch & Chat
23rd October 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Microsoft Teams
Come and meet RAG 2020!

Sat 24th October

K-Pop Society's Halloween Party
24th October 5pm - 10pm
Online
Societies | Free Event

Mon 26th October

EGM & GAMES
26th October 7pm - 9pm
MS Teams
We will elect a new secretary and play some games.
Societies

Tue 27th October

Halloween Quiz Night
27th October 7pm - 10pm
Zoom
Scare yourself with how good you are.....
Societies | Free Event

Wed 28th October

Halloween Dance & Music Party
28th October 3pm - 5pm
Online
Societies | Free Event

Thu 29th October

Online Speed-Socialising
29th October 6pm - 7:30pm
We welcome you to join us in a fun and light-hearted online speed-socialising event!
Societies
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AUSA Service Update

The health, safety and wellbeing of our community is of utmost importance. AUSA team is now working from home. AUSA services remain the same, we just moved them online. Take a look?? and drop us an email if you have any questions. Stay safe and take care of yourselves.

AUSA Advice – The AUSA Advice team will be operating online via email on ausaadvice@abdn.ac.uk.  Advisers will be available for academic, housing and general wellbeing advice.

Reception Service – Reception will be closed in the main AUSA office, but we will be replying to emails and answer phone calls. Please phone 01224 272965 or email ausa@abdn.ac.uk between 11am and 3pm weekdays.

Union Brew – Union Brew is open for takeaway coffee, snacks and sandwiches from Monday to Friday 9am-2pm. Updates will be available on Union Brew’s Facebook page.

AUSA Sport/Events – Following guidance from the University and BUCS we are taking steps to ensure sports clubs can train within the government guidelines. Clubs and societies’ presidents and Covid Officers will be contacted and kept up to date. 

AUSA Societies/Student Groups/Sport – We are working to keep an FAQ page updated with all the helpful information. We are also looking into ways to help you engage with new and returning students as much as possible. More information below and being emails to committee emails all the time.

Representation – Representation team is available online.  Please email ausareps@abdn.ac.uk if you have any questions. 

 

The health and safety of our students are paramount and AUSA continues to take its lead from the university and national guidance. The University is regularly updating the coronavirus webpages and responding to queries from the community if they are not already answered in the University’s FAQs.

If you have any concerns regarding travel or otherwise, please contact coronavirus@abdn.ac.uk or visit the coronavirus webpage by clicking this link.

As we continue to follow University guidance this means that we must put in place the postponement of all AUSA events.

Please find AUSA’ FAQs below with relative information regarding AUSA events and recommendations for student activities, both travelling to and holding events.