University and College Students - IF YOU ARE ILL
During the time you spend at college or university you may experience an episode of illness. This may impact on your ability to attend lectures, exams, tutorials or completing some of your course work. We are only able to help with significant illness. Short duration/self-limiting conditions such as colds, flu, headaches, diarrhoea and vomiting do not usually need a doctors letter.
If you are unwell and your tutor asks for proof in the form of certification, you should which can be collected from reception, or downloaded here.
If your tutor requires further confirmation of your difficulties, he or she and you need to complete a Request for Evidence (Sickness Form Part B). This should be delivered to the person you have seen regarding your difficulties e.g. student counsellor, nurse or doctor, and will be done only at the doctors discretion.
please note: Sick lines for work (known as form Med 3) are only applicable for illness preventing employment and Statutory sick pay purposes, and are not to cover illness in students. There is usually a fee for providing written evidence of illness from your doctor, which can be provided by reception staff.
Complete a Notification of Illness Form to give to your tutor so your tutor is aware of your difficulties.
Be a LIFESAVER, know what to do if someone collapses with a heart attack or choking. Immediate action might just save their life. Learn how to use a AED (automatic defibrillation device) by watching this excellent interactive video game.
(require flash player on your PC - you can also play this on tablet or iPAD) . AEDs are now commonly found in spermarkets, bus stations, football stadiums and health centres, they are designed for anyone to use them in an emergency.
Transport in the City
This door-to-door service has been designed to help you if you struggle to use conventional public transport to access the services you need.
It will work in Aberdeen City between the hours of 8.30am and 5pm, Mondays to Fridays and can take you to Hospital, GP, Dental or Health Village Appointments. download leaflet
Call 01224 665568 for more information
or to book your trip.
Lines are open 9.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday.
Please note that this service is charged at 45 pence per mile.
This pilot transport service is funded by the Reshaping Care for Older People Change Fund