Katie’s blog

RGU Winter Graduation 2017

This December RGU and its students celebrated winter graduation at the Beach Ballroom in Aberdeen. The day saw many proud faces in the audiences from friends, family and academics as our graduates accepted their degrees! (more…)

RGU in autumn 2017

RGU campus is beautiful this time of year! During this season we see an array of gorgeous colours surrounding the grounds. The campus is the perfect place to go for an autumn walk or chill out while you are studying! Take a look at some of these photos taken over this stunning season: (more…)

End of my placement year with the RGU Marketing Team

So it has come to the end of my placement with the Marketing team. I can hardly believe it. It’s crazy to think that it was a whole year ago I was sat waiting for my interview. A lot has happened since then, but I have enjoyed every minute of it. (more…)

Offshore Europe 2017

This year I attended Offshore Europe 2017. This event takes place at the AECC in Aberdeen every two years and it is one of the biggest events that take place in the city. As Aberdeen is the Oil and Gas capital of Europe thousands of people attend this event to visit the stands of hundreds of companies related to Oil and Gas. (more…)

A weekend in Aberdeen

It’s the weekend and you are probably looking for something to do, something a little different maybe? You’ve already been to the cinema, you don’t fancy shopping and the weather’s just not right for the beach. I have a few alternatives for you on how to spend a weekend in Aberdeen. (more…)

Commuting to University

I have been commuting throughout my entire experience of higher education. It has it’s up and its downs sometimes. I would like to give you a bit of insight if you are within travelling distance from RGU and are undecided about whether you want to commute or move to the city. Here are some of my pros and cons of commuting to uni: (more…)

Doric phrases you need to know

The term ‘Doric’ is thought to come from the Greek for ‘rural’ or ‘rustic’ perhaps due to its strong associations with the farming and fishing communities of the region. As a local it has never really occurred  me that the doric langauge was that confusing to other people. For non locals it may be quite daunting having to work out what doric spoken people are saying. Here is a small summary of some dialect you need to know! (more…)

6 months into my placement

It has now been 6 months since I began my placement with the RGU Marketing team, I can hardly believe it! It feels like just yesterday I was writing about my experience three months in. (more…)

How to make the most of Applicants’ Day!

RGU Applicants’ Day is this Saturday! It is a great chance to check out what is going on within the university and get some more information about the course you have applied to. Here are 5 top tips for making the most of Applicants Day. (more…)

Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday is an annual holiday celebrated all over the UK . Most people refer to it as Pancake Day. Pancakes are one of the easiest meals to make, they don’t require alot of ingredients, they are quick, cheap and delicious! (more…)