5 things I wish I knew before starting university

RGU alumna Marisa discusses 5 things she wish she knew before starting university, covering allareas from using the bus services to making friends with locals.

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Must visit Aberdeen Parks

RGU alumna Marisa takes us on a journey to her must visit Aberdeen parks. These locations are all reachable by bus, making them accessible to all!

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A guide to NuArt Aberdeen

After being postponed in April 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic, NuArt Aberdeen has returned in 2021 with a series of brand new work brightening up the city centre. The 2021 festival is bringing back some artists from previous years as well as giving new artists the chance to leave their mark on the city.

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Moving from Pakistan to RGU

MSc Advanced Architectural Design student Anil, tells his story about coming from Pakistan to RGU in the midst of the pandemic, and the journey he has been on since arriving on Scottish shores.

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Aberdeen day trip to Kincorth Hill and Cove Bay by bus

RGU alumna Marisa, shares her Aberdeen day trip to Kincorth Hill and Cove Bay in Aberdeen. These spots are easily accessed from the city centre by bus, making them the perfect places to go and visit whilst studying at RGU.

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6 Must-See Spots in Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire

You might know Aberdeen for its granite, nicknamed ‘The Silver City’ and ‘The Granite City’, or perhaps you know that Aberdeen is the Oil Capital of Europe. Whilst these things are true, there is also a huge amount of culture in Aberdeen – and some amazing places to visit and explore.

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A guide to the hidden gems of Aberdeen

RGU alumna Marisa, shares her favourite Aberdeen hidden gems that you can easily explore by bus, showing just how easy it is to get around Aberdeen.

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Throwback to Grampian Pride 2019

Grampian Pride 2021 is happening online for the second year in a row due to COVID-19. While the virtual event will still be a fun-filled day where we can remember the LGBT+ history and celebrate the present and future, RGU Student Swetha Akshita looks back on her very first Grampian Pride experience in 2019.

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RGU Inclusion Mentoring Service

To help mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we interviewed Julie Waddell, an Inclusion Coordinator at RGU about the Inclusion Mentoring Service. Julie discusses how the service can support RGU students with mental health difficulties, long term illness or any other disability.

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