The start of university is among one of the most exciting times in the lives of young people.
A further 344 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours - taking the weekend total to more than 1,000.
A further 255 people across Scotland have been diagnosed with coronavirus, Nicola Sturgeon confirmed today.
Here are the latest live news updates from Aberdeen and the north-east, as well as the major national and international stories breaking throughout the day.
A further 20 people in the north-east have tested positive for coronavirus.
The author of a book about serial killer Dennis Nilsen has recounted the first time he met him in prison.
The first instalment of a new STV drama about Fraserburgh-born serial killer Dennis Nilsen aired tonight.
A further eight people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the Grampian area.
Malt vinegar made by an Orkney firm made a special appearance on BBC One's Saturday Kitchen today.
‘That is simply not the case’: BBC Scotland executive denies ‘abandoning’ daily coronavirus briefings
A BBC Scotland executive has explained the reasons behind the decision to stop broadcasting daily Nicola Sturgeon's coronavirus update briefings.
A further 14 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the north-east in the past 24 hours.
Bosses confirmed a city nightclub has closed its doors for the final time, after staff were told the business would not make it through the pandemic.
Coronavirus: 12 new cases recorded in Grampian while north-east hospital admissions continue to rise
A further 12 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the north-east in the past 24 hours, new figures revealed.
Radios, a laptop and other computer equipment were stolen after a break-in at council buildings in Aberdeen.
Police are urging shopworkers to be vigilant after businesses in the north-east were targeted by a 'ringing the changes' scam.
A further three people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the Grampian area in the past 24 hours.
Residents in a north-east village have been advised not to drink tap water unless boiled following a routine sample failure.
Schlumberger delivered another crushing blow to the oil and gas industry today by announcing it was cutting around a fifth of its workforce.
A missing Aberdeen man has been found safe and well. David Craig was last seen around 8.30am today in Ballater, however he has now been traced. Police have thanked the public for their help with this matter.
There have no confirmed cases of Covid-19 recorded in the Grampian area in the past 24 hours.
Emergency services were called to a one-vehicle collision in Aberdeenshire.
Protective headgear made with the help of a donation from a taxpayer-backed Aberdeen organisation has been rejected by NHS Grampian.
Police are appealing for information following reports of youths shouting racist comments at two women.
The Scottish Government is set to launch a new volunteer scheme for those who want to help during the pandemic.
The 2020 edition of the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival in Portsoy has been cancelled.
McDonald’s restaurants across the UK will be closed by 7pm on Monday night.
Learning disability and older adults day services across Aberdeenshire will be suspended from Friday.
This year’s Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival has been cancelled.
Robert Gordon University is closing all buildings to students.