Health

Going to RGU with a disability

Going to university is a scary thing for most people. In addition to the usual fears about going to university, those with disabilities have fears of being fully supported whilst studying and doing exams. (more…)

GoGreen LivEco Cafe

When we are away from home, we always miss the food. Though we are away from home, we should treat ourselves good and keep ourselves healthy. Last semester, I tried my best to go to GoGreen LivEco Café’s Friday veggie food night; but I could never make it. (more…)

Advanced Practice week: Offshore medic & health advisor

I have been an offshore medic/health advisor for 8 years now, prior to that I worked as a Staff Nurse for the NHS down in London.  My time with the NHS was spent working in Acute Medical Admissions, Intensive Care and also as a Substance Misuse Nurse in a prison. So you could say I have had a varied career. (more…)

ADVANCED PRACTICE: How did I get here?

26 years ago I started my career with the Scottish Ambulance Service as a fresh-faced young man with no real concept of the big world out there. I’d been a member of Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team for a while and had experienced a few challenging rescues which I hope had kept me grounded. But nothing can really prepares you for working in Pre-Hospital care in a busy city station. (more…)

For my fellow Midwifery students

We love our Midwifery course, however, if you are struggling with the demands as I know many of us are, I hope that reading this helps. I’m not suggesting that everybody is finding the course challenging, but if you are, you’re not alone. (more…)

Mental Health Nursing: Skill sessions

While being in my Mental health nursing course, I have had to attend skill sessions to prepare me for my osce (objective structured clinical examination) test. Skill sessions are important for when you go out into practice and teach you the basic skills you will need for being a nurse. (more…)

Differences between Gray’s School of Art interview and Mental Health Nursing interview

Gray’s School of Art*Disclaimer – This is Rebekah’s experience of how she was interviewed at RGU for two different courses. Formats for interview may be subject to change. This blog post will give you an insight to Rebekah’s experience*

As a Gray’s School of Art alumni and new Mental Health Nursing student I had to attend interviews for both – I wanted to give you all a little insight into what the differences were in the interview process and what I did to prepare myself for them. (more…)

Doughnut Day

To celebrate with our American friends we have taken on the celebration of national doughnut day! Here are a few recipes and offers to celebrate the day!

If you are feeling a bit adventurous and want to give making them a try here are a few recipes to try out!

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Vegan places to eat in Aberdeen

For those of you who have arrived in Aberdeen or Aberdeen natives who just aren’t aware, there are loads of vegan alternatives for you in Aberdeen! Here are a list of fab places to find a vegan bite in Aberdeen that I love: (more…)