Month: December 2018

10 Things To Do As A Student In Aberdeen

I, like a large number of students at RGU, have moved to Aberdeen to study – and so was not really familiar with the area prior to living here. So if like me, you enjoy being outdoors, there are a variety of day trips as well as things to do and see around the city and further afield. (more…)

My top things to do in Aberdeen city and shire!

Aberdeenshire is filled with lots of activities to get up to on a free day from university and work. Here are some of my favourite things to do in Aberdeen City and Shire and I hope you might find some awesome activities to get up to! (more…)

Making room for downtime

As midwives our job can be incredibly stressful at times, even after the best shifts we can come away feeling drained or exhausted. In fact, in just about every job there are elements that are stressful and require individuals to take a step back and try to relax. It’s so important to look after ourselves and have that down-time which allows us to chill out and refuel, which is encouraged by our lecturers, mentors, friends and families. (more…)

Best Winter walks in Aberdeenshire

So it’s officially winter and we have now entered the festive season, I’m sure most of you will be eagerly awaiting the holidays as I did when I was studying. When I was a student I would take time for myself between studying so that I had time to relax and unwind from the stress of it all. My favourite thing to do was go for a long walk, with friends or family members and of course my little dog Lucy. (more…)

Ashleigh’s Top Study Tips

Studying is such a tedious task but it’s vital for students to study to get the best grades possible and lead to success. I have been extremely lucky so far to have only one exam that was open book but I still studied for it to make sure that I had more than enough references. (more…)

Nursing exchange: Welcoming students to Scotland

What got me interested in the Nursing Exchange programme?

Robert Gordon University offers a Nursing Exchange programme to either Houston or Tennessee, in the United States (US). The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the United Kingdom (UK) adopts best practices from all over the world including the US e.g. the use of both Roper-Logan-Tierney and Orem’s Self-care model of nursing to undertake patient-centered care in the UK. (more…)