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Academic Staff Induction: Academic Community

A guide for all new staff who teach

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This page is currently under construction and may be subject to changes but we have made it available for you to link to the resources already in place. 

Social Media

Keep up with the latest news from the University of Dundee 

The One Dundee Blog is great to follow to find out about University events, people and culture. 

Written by current students Student Blog posts will give you an insight into student life at Dundee. There's some great practical advice here on a range of different topics including studying, mental and physical health, socialising, and making the most of Dundee’s fantastic location, some of which might be useful for staff too! 


Keep up to date with the latest information

Join the University groups that takes your interest - the Microsoft 365 is a useful one to start you off with.

Open the page below for a short introduction from Andrew Peter telling you about Yammer and the forum.

Microsoft 365 Uod Forum

Your student community

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Information in LIVE Smart Student Community section focuses on specific groups of students but lots of advice also applies to staff.

Quality Enhancement Themes

The 2020-23 sector-wide Enhancement Theme is Resilient Learning Communities.

This Theme focuses on meeting the changing needs and values of an increasingly diverse student community and a rapidly changing external environment. Resilient Learning Communities is led by a small Theme Leadership Team, who direct the work of the Theme and the wider Theme Leadership Group (TLG), and is supported by a dedicated team of colleagues from QAA Scotland.

Meet the  QAA Scotland Team

Each University has an institutional team, involving students and staff, and Dundee's institutional Team Lead is Dr Linda Martindale



Join the Jisc community.

If you are not already a member of Jisc it;s worth your while exploring their pages. 

They can help you with planning and response around coronavirus (COVID-19). Their dedicated space includes detailed guidance, webinar recordings, access to learning and research resources and community links.