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…)

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…)

Graduation Day

A few weeks before graduation myself and the other members of my course gathered together to receive our letters from our tutor to say if we had passed the course or not. I opened mines with my friends Kerri, Alice and Hannah so we could emotionally support each other afterwards no matter the outcome. (more…)

RGU: The Graduation Story

It was a day pretty much like any other the only difference being that today, unknown to me, I had a flight to a catch. Beyond that a year or so of meeting new people, learning new things and getting to know this new-found land that I now call home. (more…)

What’s in a pitch?

On Thursday 2 March, I ran a workshop as part of Robert Gordon University’s Enterprise Event – 2 days filled with stimulating, challenging and inspiring events designed to stimulate the imagination of students to think out of the career box. (more…)

Top Ten Tips for writing Your CV

Writing CVs can be stressful and you may be unsure of what the content should include! The Careers and Employability Centre have come up with ten tips for writing your CV! (more…)

LinkedIn Job Search Tips

LinkedIn strengthens and extends your existing network, and helps you discover inside connections to support your career path. (more…)

Winter Graduation 2016

This December marked the 2016 winter Graduation for students at RGU. It was held in the Beach Ballroom at the beach promenade in Aberdeen.

The ceremonies took place over 2 days and saw students accept their degrees while families and friends watched on. Here’s a run down of the event: (more…)

MY RGU Graduation Experience


Lizzy graduationOn the lead up to graduation, I really had in my mind that it was going to be this massive day where I would feel completely majestic and it would be the perfect end to the last four years of my degree. However, it was over so fast I didn’t really have chance for that feeling to settle in.

My biggest fear was falling off the stage and making a fool of myself. Thank goodness that didn’t happen! After the ceremony, which was over much quicker than I expected, the “photo shoot” began. This was when I realised how busy and how massive graduation is. Gowns, parents and people everywhere. It was almost impossible to find space to get a picture. In the end, we settled for the union terrace gardens which actually ended up being the perfect spot. (more…)

Reaching the end of my RGU degree

Hey everyone, I know it’s been a little while but let me tell you a lot has happened in these last few weeks but more importantly the chaos is now over. I really can’t quite believe that I have finished my fourth and final year of RGU, as it only seems yesterday I had my first day of first year.  (more…)