New Students

Congratulations on gaining your place here at Abertay University - we look forward to meeting you!

Your Freshers' Week runs from Monday 12-Friday 16 September. Term 1 teaching starts on Monday 19 September. 

Freshers' Week includes online and on-campus welcome talks and activities, running from 12-16 September, kicking off with a welcome from the Principal on the Monday morning. You can tap into a programme packed with information and advice across the week from academic and support staff.

The Freshers' Week Guide is your must-have for that week, listing all the events with links to access them. You'll need your Abertay IT account username and password to login and access it.

The Freshtival - The Student Association are running the Freshtival from 10-16 September, packed with great social sessions from film and food nights to bingo and stand up comedy.

Abertay A-Z Guide

The Abertay A-Z for new students is where you can check out everything Abertay - from Academic Support to Things to do in Dundee. 

Need help?

We have a friendly team of current students who can help answer your questions before you arrive. Find all the welcome team contact details on the Support Services page


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Info for New Students

University shapes the rest of your life. Classmates can become lifelong friends. You’re about to be pushed out of your comfort zone, only to discover just how much you’re capable of. We can’t wait to welcome you as you start your Abertay journey.

Before You Arrive

What you need to know before you arrive on campus including free preparation courses.

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When You Arrive

Helpful information about your first few days, including joining sports clubs and societies.

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Support Services

Support and advice before you arrive and throughout your time here.

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