Month: December 2016

Hogmanay in Scotland

It’s the end of the year and Scotland is getting ready to welcome the New Year, and we certainly don’t do it by half! Hogmanay is a special occasion in Scotland and is by far the biggest celebration of the year!

Here is everything you wanted to know about New Year and how we celebrate it here in Scotland: (more…)

Winter Graduation 2016

This December marked the 2016 winter Graduation for students at RGU. It was held in the Beach Ballroom at the beach promenade in Aberdeen.

The ceremonies took place over 2 days and saw students accept their degrees while families and friends watched on. Here’s a run down of the event: (more…)

You don’t need to know your speciality right away

 In the Contemporary Art Practice course, you will be asked in fourth year to make a choice in what title you want for your Honours Degree Award. Your options are; BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice, BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice (Photography), BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice (Moving Image), BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice (Printmaking) or BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice (Sculpture). (more…)

Sophie’s Study Abroad Experience in Germany

Hi everyone, I am Sophie a third year Management student here at RGU. Last year I decided to take part in a semester abroad in Cologne, Germany through RGU’s Global Engagement Centre. (more…)

Aberdeen Christmas Market

Aberdeen is taking Christmas seriously this year! So if you haven’t already explored the various festive attractions around the city, here is an overview to let you know what is going on. (more…)

Do More: British Exploring Society

One of the key things that sets RGU apart from other universities is its employability figures. By focusing significantly on building the skills and work experience that employers look for, RGU students graduate with strong attributes on their CV. Throughout a year of applying to various industrial placements it has become obvious to me how important it is to be continually improving your CV while still in uni. (more…)

From Home to a New Home

Many of my Scottish friends always ask me what it was like to move to a completely different country, how I had the courage to do it, and why. First of all, I will let you know a little bit about myself! (more…)

S3/S4 Pathology Day

Last  month, secondary students from various schools across Aberdeenshire attended a Pathology day in RGU’s biological science labs. The students listened to short introductions before getting involved in practical experiments across three workshop areas. Each included experiments that would be typical in the 1st year of an undergraduate course of BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science.  (more…)

One RGU, Many Nations

Last week I attended RGU:Union’s  One RGU, Many Nations that was held within the Amphitheatre of the Sir Ian Wood Building. One RGU, Many Nations was created to showcase international students and societies cultures and traditions providing food and items from various nationalities. (more…)