International Opportunities

Preparing to travel to RGU – an Indian checklist

I remember July 2016 very vividly, as I was trying to jump ships from one degree to another. It was a matter of travelling halfway across the globe and my only source of information about life in the UK was the internet. I would like to use this post to share with you information I have gained and experienced about education and living in the UK. (more…)

The Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye is a place I wanted to visit since the time I decided to pursue my higher studies. (more…)

Aberdeen Highland Games

Aberdeen Highland Games was held in Hazlehead Park on Sunday 18th June 2017, it was a truly Scottish experience! (more…)

The Tour Series

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The entire month of May saw the running of The 2017 Tour Series, bringing the UK’s biggest teams together and pitting them against each other in a variety of city centre criterium races. (more…)

From Bombay to Aberdeen

I walked into the office of an educational consultant in Mumbai in June 2016, to enquire about the possibility of studying in Europe for my Master’s degree. I was not too hopeful, as at this point I had already appeared for the GRE and TOEFL, and had not met with much success while applying to universities in the US. (more…)

Third Year Digital Fashion Show Student Experience

One of the attractions of the Fashion Management course is the opportunities it provides, particularly in third year. With the choice to do a full year, 12 weeks or a 6 week placement, I chose to do the latter as it meant I could come back for the remainder of second term to work on the Digital Fashion Show. (more…)

How to deal with Homesickness

Ever since I have left my country, visits back have gradually decreased. There have been periods of 6 months of not seeing friends and family from home. But regardless of how long you need to wait till you go home, it will always feel like a stretch. Some periods of time are worse than others, however, after being in Scotland for over two years now, I’d like to share some things I do to avoid feeling as homesick. (more…)

How to make the most of Applicants’ Day!

RGU Applicants’ Day is this Saturday! It is a great chance to check out what is going on within the university and get some more information about the course you have applied to. Here are 5 top tips for making the most of Applicants Day. (more…)

3 Months Into My Placement – Stewart

The opportunity to pursue a placement year was something that attracted me to RGU right from the start, when applying to university. The thought of gaining industry experience in place of 3rd year study was something I knew would stand out on my CV and hoped it would give me a better understanding of the types of career options that are available after university. Also the chance to be earning a salary while still being a student is a massive bonus! (more…)

My experience as an international student

At RGU we are currently participating in the campaign ‘Scotland Welcomes the World’. From the minute I started my course at RGU, I could see how many different nationalities attend the university and I was happy to be in the middle of such a multicultural environment. So as part of this campaign I thought I would talk about how Scotland welcomed me. (more…)