Studying Journalism at RGU

I didn’t know that I wanted to study journalism until my last year of high school. Since I was little, I had been jumping from one thought to another; my options ranged from being a dentist to an actress, but it wasn’t until I realised that writing was my passion that I decided to study…

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From Canada to Scotland

Becoming a Physiotherapist was a dream I had throughout my studies, and I was willing to go wherever I had to in order to achieve it. In November 2018, I began applying to various universities all across the world. In total, I applied up to 18 international universities!

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Placement in Edinburgh

The second semester of my MSc Journalism degree went by in a flash. Before I knew it, I was given access to the placement portal; while there were many opportunities in Aberdeen, I decided to move to Edinburgh for a month.

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From Pakistan to Aberdeen

My journey from Pakistan to Aberdeen started when I took the decision to do a master’s degree that could help me expand my knowledge and boost my career. There were many different Universities and courses to choose from so I consulted “The Complete University Guide-league tables” to narrow down my options before applying for my…

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Studying from home tips

In light of recent self-isolating and social distancing government restrictions, many of us have found ourselves working and studying from home.

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Why I chose RGU

When I was coming to the last few months of high school, I was stumped. I had a selection of Scottish universities in mind, including my hometown’s university but I just couldn’t make the decision.

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My Mental Health Journey at RGU

With my mental health struggles, I never thought I would be able to uproot myself and move to another country. However, RGU was with me every step of the way.

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From College to University

I am currently in my 4th and final year of BEng Mechanical Engineering at RGU, however I have not spent my four years entirely at RGU. Like many others in my course, I took advantage of the degree link between college and university.

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Top Tips to Write a Personal Statement

If you are considering applying to university, writing a personal statement is your step one. It is also the most important step as it is a chance for you to communicate to the university why you deserve a place in a particular course. As intimidating as it seems, here are some tips to help you…

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