Accidents & Incidents, and First Aid

Accidents & Incidents, and First Aid


First Aid and Accident Policy

Please note that this policy is currently under review.  Please check back later.

Please see our Activities Policies ( page where you can find a list of policies which apply to our student activities 


Accident or Incident (including near misses)

In the event of any accident or incident (including near misses) whilst participating in any activity events, please complete the Activity Accident and/or Incident Reporting Form 2023-24

This can be for any occurrence, whether you are at a training session, social, or away on a trip or fixture. This form should be submitted for anyone at the event, whether AU student, Coach or visiting institution delegate.

This form should be completed with as much detail as is available at the time of writing within 48 hours of the incidentIf any additional information is identified later, this form can be updated, or the information can be e-mailed to This form should be completed even if you have completed an Aberdeen Sports Village or Third-Party Accident Form.

Serious accidents, at any AU  Facility or ASV, should be reported immediately to University Security by telephoning 01224 273327. An incident is regarded as "serious" if the injured person has gone to hospital as a result of the accident or if emergency services have been called. This form should be completed even if you have reported the accident to  University Security



First Aid Training/Course

All First Aiders must hold a valid certificate of competence before taking up their duties as First Aiders.

Should you wish to obtain a first aid qualification, the Students Union will provide first aid training courses for members of Student Activities.

To book a place on any first aid course, the committee member should complete Students Union First Aid Course Booking Form



First Aid Kits and Supplies

More information coming soon. Please check back later.



If you have any queries relating to the above, please do not hesitate to contact the Students' Union

Sports Office: Students’ Union Sports Office | ASV | Linksfield Rd | Aberdeen, AB24 5RU - Tel: 01224 438975 -

Main Office: Students' Union | Students’ Union Building | Elphinstone Rd | Aberdeen, AB24 3TU - Tel: 01224 272965 -