Places to explore in my corner of Aberdeenshire

Looking for a hidden gem in the North East? Applied Biomedical Science student, Lena Forsyth discusses a few of her favourite places to explore in Aberdeenshire.

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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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Journalism Placement with Doric TV

Ellie McDonald, an MSc Journalism student at RGU, recently completed a four-week placement with a local platform Doric TV. She assisted in promoting the local North East language, culture, and history.

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My Favourite Adventure Spots in Aberdeenshire

For the last part of my blog series, I want to inspire you to dust off your hiking boots and get ready to enjoy some of the best scenes Scotland has to offer. Outdoor enthusiasts, feast your eyes on some of the best day trip adventures in Aberdeenshire!

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My Favourite Castles in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

If you enjoyed exploring the local gems in Aberdeen from RGU staff Megan Beaudry’s last blog, you need to add these next locations to your bucket list. This time, Megan shares her favourite castles near Aberdeen.

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Studying MSc Drilling and Well Engineering at RGU

Liza van den Berg moved from the Netherlands to Aberdeen to study her favourite course at RGU. She has now graduated with a distinction and also secured a job. Read on to learn more about her RGU experience…

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7 Simple and Affordable Ways to Stay Healthy as a Student

There is a common misconception that to be healthy, you have to spend a fortune. Over the course of my studies at RGU, I have gained a wealth of simple and affordable tips to remain healthy at university. Here are my top seven tips for students on how to stay fit physically and mentally…

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Studying amidst a pandemic: My virtual learning experience

When the clock struck 12 on New Year’s eve, I remember thinking that 2020 is going to be a happening year for me. I was about start a Master’s degree at RGU in two weeks, I had all my travel plans sketched out for the year and I couldn’t contain my excitement. But life had…

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Aberdeenshire walking and hiking trails

One of the advantages of studying at RGU is having beautiful scenery on your doorstep. Aberdeenshire has an abundance of walking and hiking trails to explore that are as close as half an hour drive from the city of Aberdeen.

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