Tag: International Students
Moving from Canada to Aberdeen with my Saltire Scholarship
Taylor moved from Canada to Scotland to study a Master’s in Physiotherapy at RGU after obtaining a Saltire Scholarship. She tells us about preparing for new beginnings, travelling to Scotland and settling in Aberdeen and at university.
An international student’s guide on how to beat winter blues
International student Oliva shares how she has been trying to get over her winter blues by implementing daily habits and using resources provided by RGU.
Becoming an Aberdeen City Councillor after starting my career in politics at RGU
RGU alumna Deena Tissera became the first female councillor of ethnic minority at the Aberdeen City Council after the local elections in early May 2022. Her political career started at RGU, where she served three terms as Vice President (International) with RGU:Union after moving from Sri Lanka. She now wishes to continue her work in…
Moving to Scotland to study MSc Financial Management
Rubén García decided to move from Mexico to Aberdeen to embark on the MSc Financial Management course at RGU to enable him to upgrade his financial skills to boost his career. He shares his journey and why the city of Aberdeen is the perfect place to study.
How the pharmacy team is supporting international students’ wellbeing
Leila Neshat Mokadem is the Course Leader for RGU‘s MSc Clinical Pharmacy Service Development, a course aimed at international pharmacists who would like to take the next step in their career. But what is unique about the course is Leila’s commitment to students’ wellbeing and the many changes she has made to promote inclusivity.
Shopping for African food in Aberdeen
As an international student moving to or living in Aberdeen, you might wonder if you will be able to cook traditional food from your home country. RGU student Ibidunni Awe, from Nigeria, shares a few tips on where to find African food in Aberdeen, which may be easier than you thought!
How support at RGU helped me settle in after moving from Mexico
International student Oliva moved to Aberdeen to study a master’s at RGU. She shares how she took advantage of the support at RGU to adapt to her new environment, and how the university’s support services helped her academically and personally.
Taking part in the Nippon Foundation Summer School 2022
This year marks the 5th year that RGU have collaborated with the Nippon Foundation Ocean Innovation Consortium to deliver the Nippon Foundation Summer School. The month long programme focusing on offshore energy, will enhance capacity building in offshore engineering in Japan. We spoke to four of the students undertaking the programme to find out more…