ESN – Erasmus Student Network, is an international student organisation with a mission to represent international students by providing opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students. Before I joined RGU, I had no idea what ESN was. I only knew it was one of the groups under RGU Student Union. (more…)
With the new academic year starting many of RGU’s new students are starting to arrive at Aberdeen International Airport. As a fellow international student, I decided I wanted to work as a student ambassador and be involved in welcoming people as they flew into Aberdeen from all over the world!
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: –