Month: March 2018

The Framework of Design: Update and Competitions

So, did you check our exhibition over at Bon Accord? Yes? Awesome (we hope you liked it)! No? Well, you may have missed a thing or two, but look no further! Here is an updated blog just for you! (more…)

My first impressions of RGU

My first impressions of RGU in three words were exciting, huge and energetic. I first saw RGU in September last year and I actually was amazed at how big the campus was. I thought college was really big but there’s no comparison. (more…)

Corner Tree Café – Aberdeen

PLEASE NOTE – The content of this post is purely the views of student blogger Neha only. RGU does not endorse or recommend any particular restaurants for cafes.

As my course came to an end, all the students were heading back to their homes. I had some close friends in various disciplines other than my respective course. This is the beauty of getting into university that you meet lots of new people, come across different cultures as RGU has always had a global environment(more…)

From Art to Mental Health Nursing – The Next Step in my Career Plans

As you may know from my previous blog posts, I studied Contemporary Art Practice at Gray’s School of Art, and graduated last year. (more…)

Taking the Mindful Approach

As I’ve entered my fourth and final year studying Fashion Management, university life has become more and more like a balancing act! Trying to meet deadlines, going to the gym, having a social life, etc. can all get very overwhelming. At the end of the first semester to try to help us stay calm and cope with the stress of everything, we received a very helpful presentation about mindfulness from Dr Steve Smith, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Wellbeing here at RGU. (more…)

Chinese Zodiac

2018 is the year of dog. Why it is the year of dog you ask?

First, we need to understand what Chinese Zodiac is. The Chinese zodiac is a classification scheme that assigns an animal and its reputed attributes to each year in a repeating 12-year cycle. Scientifically, the 12-year cycle is the orbital period of Jupiter, the largest planet of the Solar System. For ancient Chinese, it is considered every 60 years is a round; when all the dates are repeated once again every 60 years. That is what I learnt from my grand uncle. The 12 animals also represent different five elements based on their characteristics: –