National Make a Friend Day

Moving away from home and making friends at University can be a daunting idea. Research shows it takes about 40 to 60 hours to create a casual friendship, 80 to 100 hours to develop an established friendship, and about 200 hours to become “good friends.”

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Celebrating Burns Night

Celebrating Burns Night in Scotland is a tradition dating back over 200 years! Burns Night takes place every year on the 25th of January to mark the birthday of poet Robert Burns. Its is a time for Scottish food, whisky, poetry and Scottish music!

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RGU – Top 10 Moments from 2019

With 2020 around the corner, your Instagram timelines will be flooded with “Top 9” grid posts and your Facebook feed will be filled with reflective captions of the past year. Of course, we want to get in on the action! We are celebrating the end of 2019 by taking you down memory lane and highlighting…

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Allergy Free Baking at Christmas with RGU Dietetics

With an estimated 2 million people in the UK living with a diagnosed food allergy and 600,000 with coeliac disease,* our Dietetics team created some festive allergy free baking recipes suitable for friends, family and Santa Claus.

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Walking the Stage: Thoughts before Graduation

When I enrolled for a Master’s degree at RGU, I knew that graduation was part of the package. Just over a year later, this week I will be graduating and though I saw it coming, I have never felt so overwhelmed before. What better way to calm the nerves than penning it down?

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Spooky Halloween spots in Aberdeen!

From where I come from, Halloween is not that big of a tradition. It is just something that I watched in Hollywood movies or British TV series. But when I moved to Aberdeen last year, I got to experience the true spirit of Halloween (pun intended).

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