Guest Blog Post’s

My Journey To Aberdeen

My journey to Aberdeen started in 2015/2016. I went through the application process alongside visa interviews and was well on my way to the master’s program I had been accepted for. Luck and/or good fortune prevailed and I was granted a visa two days before I had to actually arrive in the city. (more…)

Third Year Digital Fashion Show Student Experience

One of the attractions of the Fashion Management course is the opportunities it provides, particularly in third year. With the choice to do a full year, 12 weeks or a 6 week placement, I chose to do the latter as it meant I could come back for the remainder of second term to work on the Digital Fashion Show. (more…)

Holi Festival

As an Indian student, I was keen to go along to the traditional Holi celebrations that took place in Aberdeen. Holi is a Hindu festival, known as the Festival of Colors, it falls on the last full moon day of the Hindu month of Phalgun: around late March or April. This festival is meant to symbolize the triumph of good over evil. It’s not India’s biggest festival, but it’s the most colorful — and probably the one most beloved across the globe. (more…)

Road trip to Peterhead and Newburgh

It was a Friday and one of my friends was leaving town on Sunday morning to pursue new opportunities in his career. I had met him in Aberdeen at Robert Gordon University. As a farewell, we thought to go on a road trip. Aberdeen city is surrounded by a lot of beautiful places which are in close vicinity. Due to our interest in history, we thought to take a road trip to Peterhead. It is almost an hour drive from Aberdeen. (more…)

Nursing Abroad: My Erasmus Experience

I have recently returned from an adventure that has greatly impacted upon both my personal and professional development; Erasmus. (more…)

My Placement with RGU Communications Team

Hi everyone, my name’s Jane and I’m currently in my third year studying Public Relations at RGU. As part of my course, I am in my last few days of a six week work placement. I have been working in the RGU Communications Office and have loved it! I’ll share with you some more about what I’ve been up to on placement and what my thoughts are as it comes to an end. (more…)

My placement with Matrix

I’m Lauren, a third year Management with Marketing student at Robert Gordon University. At the start of February I began a 12 week part time placement with Matrix Risk Control as a marketing assistant. I had never heard of Matrix before and wasn’t completely sure what they actually did as this was a sector of business I didn’t even know existed. (more…)

Northern Star Business Award

Hi, I’m Katie and I am currently in my fourth year of the Management BA (Hons) course at RGU. Many students consider doing a year’s work placement and to help anyone who is wondering whether to go for it or not, I thought I’d share a bit about my experience and the perfect way to say “thanks” to the businesses and organisations that make it possible. (more…)


RGU:Union works to represent the interests of students and works in partnership with RGU to listen to student feedback and make improvements to live at university. On Thursday 16th February 2017, the students’ Union is hosting its Annual General Meeting from 4:30pm in the Amphitheatre of the Sir Ian Wood Building. All students are automatically members of RGU:Union and the meeting is an important chance for students to have their voices heard and put forward ideas for change. (more…)

RGU Nightline

Nightline is a service run by students for students, to listen and give information. We are open at night, when students can feel most alone, as there are fewer options for people to turn to. We are open from 8pm-8am during term time, and answer emails, instant messages and phone calls from students who need somebody to talk to. (more…)