Aberdeen City

Old Aberdeen Photo Blog

There is plenty to see and do around the city of Aberdeen, and as pretty as Garthdee is, there are lots of other areas of the city to explore. Old Aberdeen, for example, is situated in the north side of Aberdeen’s city centre and features buildings dated back as far as the 13th century. (more…)

10 Things To Do As A Student In Aberdeen

I, like a large number of students at RGU, have moved to Aberdeen to study – and so was not really familiar with the area prior to living here. So if like me, you enjoy being outdoors, there are a variety of day trips as well as things to do and see around the city and further afield. (more…)

My top things to do in Aberdeen city and shire!

Aberdeenshire is filled with lots of activities to get up to on a free day from university and work. Here are some of my favourite things to do in Aberdeen City and Shire and I hope you might find some awesome activities to get up to! (more…)

Best Winter walks in Aberdeenshire

So it’s officially winter and we have now entered the festive season, I’m sure most of you will be eagerly awaiting the holidays as I did when I was studying. When I was a student I would take time for myself between studying so that I had time to relax and unwind from the stress of it all. My favourite thing to do was go for a long walk, with friends or family members and of course my little dog Lucy. (more…)

Ashleigh’s Top Study Tips

Studying is such a tedious task but it’s vital for students to study to get the best grades possible and lead to success. I have been extremely lucky so far to have only one exam that was open book but I still studied for it to make sure that I had more than enough references. (more…)

Nursing exchange: Welcoming students to Scotland

What got me interested in the Nursing Exchange programme?

Robert Gordon University offers a Nursing Exchange programme to either Houston or Tennessee, in the United States (US). The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the United Kingdom (UK) adopts best practices from all over the world including the US e.g. the use of both Roper-Logan-Tierney and Orem’s Self-care model of nursing to undertake patient-centered care in the UK. (more…)

Nursing Exchange: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

What got me interested in the Nursing Exchange programme?

Robert Gordon University offers a Nursing Exchange programme to either Houston or Tennessee, in the United States (US). The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the United Kingdom (UK) adopts best practices from all over the world including the US e.g. the use of both Roper-Logan-Tierney and Orem’s Self-care model of nursing to undertake patient-centered care in the UK. (more…)

Kim Anderson: Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Practice Education)

NHS Shetland

I have been working within NHS Shetland since qualifying as a registered nurse in 2001 where I studied at Robert Gordon University and achieved my DipHEN (Adult) qualification. (more…)

Advanced Nurse Practitioners in Acute Medicine dept at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

When I was asked to write this blog I wondered how to go about this.  As I work as part of a large team of ANP’s, we decided on the team approach so we could all have our say. (more…)

Advanced Nurse Practitioner for Scottish Mental Health Service for Deaf People

My return to RGU Blog

I graduated from RGU the first time around in 1998 with a diploma in mental health nursing. Following this, I have worked in acute mental health settings and travelled across Australia, working in a variety of mental health environments. Since 2001 I’ve been working on and off in the specialised field of mental health and deafness. (more…)