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The Framework of Design: Celebration and Afterthoughts.

With our exhibition coming to an end, we decided to celebrate it with everyone last Thursday at Bon Accord. Initially, we planned to have an opening night instead but had to cancel it due to the unexpected weather conditions. (more…)

The Framework of Design: Update and Competitions

So, did you check our exhibition over at Bon Accord? Yes? Awesome (we hope you liked it)! No? Well, you may have missed a thing or two, but look no further! Here is an updated blog just for you! (more…)

From Art to Mental Health Nursing – The Next Step in my Career Plans

As you may know from my previous blog posts, I studied Contemporary Art Practice at Gray’s School of Art, and graduated last year. (more…)

Taking the Mindful Approach

As I’ve entered my fourth and final year studying Fashion Management, university life has become more and more like a balancing act! Trying to meet deadlines, going to the gym, having a social life, etc. can all get very overwhelming. At the end of the first semester to try to help us stay calm and cope with the stress of everything, we received a very helpful presentation about mindfulness from Dr Steve Smith, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Wellbeing here at RGU. (more…)

Chinese Zodiac

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: –

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My first 30 days in Aberdeen: Home Searching Journey

Ping is from Hong Kong and started studying MSc Project Management in January 2018.

Time files. Today is Jan 31. I have been in Aberdeen for a month.

My first home in Aberdeen is Copthorne Hotel at Huntly Street which I stayed there for 12 days. The first week I was busy viewing houses which I arranged before I came.

10 apartments viewed within 5 days. Average 2 apartments per day! (more…)

Graduation Blog – Ishola’s Story

My journey to Robert Gordon University started in the summer of 2016. I searched frantically for schools in order to further my education after my national service in Nigeria. After considering a couple of schools, I decided on RGU based on factors like tuition, course content and its location (oil capital of Europe); the admission process was also seamless and easy. (more…)

Winter Graduation 2017 – Athira

I am excited to return to the RGU student blog after nearly four months. I have used this blog to describe my various experiences as a student at RGU, so it was only fair to return one last time to describe the very special day of my graduation ceremony.
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RGU’s Top Moments of 2017

With 2017 coming to an end we are having a look back at some of RGU’s most memorable moments of the year! What was your most memorable RGU moment?
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RGU Winter Graduation 2017

This December RGU and its students celebrated winter graduation at the Beach Ballroom in Aberdeen. The day saw many proud faces in the audiences from friends, family and academics as our graduates accepted their degrees! (more…)