Month: August 2017

Why study online distance learning?

Working in the Oil & Gas sector as I have for the last 7 years is not without its challenges. Since the price of a barrel of Brent Crude crashed from over $120 to around $20 (back up to around $52 at the time of writing), over 120,000 people have lost their jobs. That equates to roughly one person every 10 minutes. (more…)

Architecture can open doors.. no it really can!

Completing a degree in architecture can be a long and arduous process, but also wonderfully rewarding. Despite this, I have found that many freshly graduated architects find themselves unsure about where to begin, or deciding that they actually don’t want to be architects at all. (more…)

Why should you choose Gray’s School of Art at Robert Gordon University?

Ever since I went to an open day at Grays, while I was at academy, I have been determined that I would attend Grays. Each person freely expressing themselves with their art, walls covered in ideas and a place I dreamed to become a part of. I was so excited when I received my letter saying that I had been accepted into the Contemporary Art Course at Grays. The school is even better than I had imagined. Here are a few reasons why you should pick Grays as your choice of Art School; (more…)

The Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye is a place I wanted to visit since the time I decided to pursue my higher studies. (more…)

Rebekah’s big day – A student guide to a perfect graduation

A few weeks before graduation my friends from my course and I met up together to open our letters about our final year results. My friends Kerri, Alice, Hannah and I decided to open ours together so we could emotionally support each other afterwards no matter the outcome. (more…)

End Of First Year!


Hi Guys,

And just like that, I am finished first year. Trust me when I say that writing this end of year post is a lot harder than once thought as this year has just flown by. To think this time last year I was starting my transition from Academy to University scares me ever so slightly, to say the least. (more…)

Accommodation Options for Aberdeen Students

So you’ve chosen which university you want to go to, now you need to sort out where to live! As a foreign student who had never been to Aberdeen before, this was quite a daunting thought. When looking at my options before I moved here, I immediately knew that my best choice would be to move into RGU student halls. (more…)