Month: November 2016

The Aberdeen Winter Festival

The Aberdeen Winter Festival is due to begin this month! For the past few years this festival has been so successful that this year they have added lots of different events and activities. The idea behind the event is to create a winter wonderland right within the city centre. Here is what you can expect to see at the festival this year: (more…)

Saltire Foundation Undergraduate Scholars Programme

My internship with the Saltire Foundation was one of the best experiences of my life and I urge anyone in their penultimate year of study to apply. But just what is the Saltire Foundation and how can you get involved? (more…)

My placement with the Careers and Employability Centre

Hi all, I’m Jenna and I’m a 3rd year International Business Management student here at RGU. I am currently following the Connect to Business (C2B) route which gives students the opportunity to undertake a short-term placement while still studying at university; which for me is a perfect balance and the main reason I chose to follow this route. (more…)

Rebekah, the Contemporary Art student

Hello! I’m Rebekah, a fourth year Contemporary Art student at Gray’s School of Art. From a very young age I have always wanted to study art, whether that was being an art teacher or an artist. Art is a big part of my life and Gray’s has helped to enrich my skills and knowledge and overall love for art. (more…)

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

The other week we went down to Garthdee to check out a class on bloodstain pattern analysis that was conducted by second year forensic students and was ran by Applications Supervisor Mairi Thomson. The class allowed students to investigate what happens to blood at a crime scene. (more…)

RGU in Autumn

Autumn is one of the most striking times of year at RGU. The many trees dotted around campus turn vibrant orange and the low sunlight reflects colour on the river and buildings. Here are some photos to show how colourful RGU looks in autumn. (more…)

5 Things I Didn’t Expect; Transitioning to University.

Hey Guys! First Blog Post!
I feel it is only fitting as a new student to write my first blog post with the transition from academy to university! Better start it chronologically with the lead up to the first day. (more…)

Life as an Accounting and Finance student

Hi, I’m Daniel Kemp, a third year undergraduate student at Robert Gordon University studying BA (HONS) Accounting and Finance. I previously obtained an honours degree in Biomedical Science but decided to make the switch to accounting and finance after talking to chartered accountants who greatly enjoy their careers. I have always been interested in working with numbers from a young age and am delighted to have made the switch. (more…)