International students

Nursing exchange: Welcoming students to Scotland

What got me interested in the Nursing Exchange programme?

Robert Gordon University offers a Nursing Exchange programme to either Houston or Tennessee, in the United States (US). The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the United Kingdom (UK) adopts best practices from all over the world including the US e.g. the use of both Roper-Logan-Tierney and Orem’s Self-care model of nursing to undertake patient-centered care in the UK. (more…)

Nursing Exchange: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

What got me interested in the Nursing Exchange programme?

Robert Gordon University offers a Nursing Exchange programme to either Houston or Tennessee, in the United States (US). The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the United Kingdom (UK) adopts best practices from all over the world including the US e.g. the use of both Roper-Logan-Tierney and Orem’s Self-care model of nursing to undertake patient-centered care in the UK. (more…)

First semester back at RGU as a student buddy

September is the start of my second term with RGU. Though I only have class on Thursday and Friday! (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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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…)

Top 5 Tips for Freshers Week

Freshers is such a fun time for everyone and can be slightly overwhelming. Here’s my 5 tips to help you get through the two weeks of madness! (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…)