Katie’s blog

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…)

The RGU GoGreen Zero Waste Community Café

RGU GoGreen are a project that aim to spread the word about environmental topics and provide tools, opportunities, training and volunteering to encourage us all to take care of our planet. As one of their main projects GoGreen have opened a zero waste community café. (more…)

Choosing the Degree Link (part 2)

When I started studying Management with Marketing at university it was a shock to the system. First of all there is more than one building! The distance means more travelling and I would have a different tutor for every module. (more…)

Ten places to go on Valentine’s Day (Or any day!)

Valentine’s Day is approaching and you might be struggling to think of something to do. Here are a list of alternative things to do in Aberdeen this Valentine’s Day! (more…)