Student Support at RGU – COVID-19

We are just over a week into the period of lockdown which has been a significant adjustment for us all. The last week has been intense as we began our remote study while dealing with the profound changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to our lives. We recognise that these are challenging times which…

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Studying from home tips

In light of recent self-isolating and social distancing government restrictions, many of us have found ourselves working and studying from home.

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Taking a Mindful Approach

As I’ve entered my fourth and final year studying Fashion Management in RGU, life has become more and more like a balancing act! Meeting deadlines, going to the gym and having a social life can all get very overwhelming.

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My Mental Health Journey at RGU

With my mental health struggles, I never thought I would be able to uproot myself and move to another country. However, RGU was with me every step of the way.

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Aberdeen Restaurant Week

Ever fancied trying a new cuisine in Aberdeen? Moving to a new city or even a new country to study will bring a whole host of new places to eat. As a student, budget is important so eating out can be a luxury. Aberdeen Restaurant Week is a great way to sample local food at…

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From College to University

I am currently in my 4th and final year of BEng Mechanical Engineering at RGU, however I have not spent my four years entirely at RGU. Like many others in my course, I took advantage of the degree link between college and university.

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Healthy Relationships

Relationships can have many different forms, there are family relationships, romantic relationships, friendships and professional relationships. The common denominator in all of them is that they should be mutually respectful, positive, healthy and enjoyable.

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National Make a Friend Day

Moving away from home and making friends at University can be a daunting idea. Research shows it takes about 40 to 60 hours to create a casual friendship, 80 to 100 hours to develop an established friendship, and about 200 hours to become “good friends.”

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