International students: Things to sort out after arriving in the UK
If you’re moving to Aberdeen from abroad to study at RGU, there are important things you need to take care of after arriving in the UK, such as registering with a doctor and opening a bank account. Here is a guide that will help you with administrative tasks you should do upon arrival:
Home away from home: Living in student accommodation at RGU
Master’s student Jhulia moved from Brazil to come study in Aberdeen and has been living in Ramsay Development, one of RGU’s student accommodation sites. She shares her experience moving into a new home and the benefits of living in halls.
My top 5 tips for moving into student accommodation
Moving into RGU accommodation is a great choice as you will meet plenty of other students who are on the same journey as you are! RGU student Frankie shares five tips to make the most out of your time in student halls.
Explore Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire through surprising facts
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire have a rich history, with unique attractions, landmarks and locations. While studying at RGU, you will have plenty of opportunities to explore the city and the region. To help you start, here is a list of surprising facts that will inspire you to embark on your own Aberdeen adventure!
Hiking and walking routes for all levels in Aberdeenshire
Aberdeenshire’s majestic landscape offers the perfect backdrop for tranquil walks, wildlife discovery and learning more about history – it might even bring out your adventurous side! There are many hiking and walking routes that you can explore in the region, regardless of your fitness level. Go on an easy, moderate or advanced hike by following…
My experience living in RGU student accommodation in 1996
Rene moved to Aberdeen in 1996 and spent a year living in Woolmanhill Flats, which are still one of RGU’s most popular student accommodation. He shares his experience living in halls and how he is looking forward to visiting again soon.
Nutrition tips to help students cope with stress
During Stress Awareness Month, learn more about cooking and nutrition to help keep your stress level low! Caroline Litts, Lecturer in Food, Nutrition and Human Health at RGU, discusses how your diet can impact stress and shares some cooking tips and quick recipe ideas!
24 hours in Aberdeen: make the most of your visit
If you are visiting Aberdeen for a weekend to learn more about the city, you’re going to need a jam-packed itinerary! The Granite City is a cultural hotspot with a rich history and vibrant social environment, surrounded by majestic landscapes and dramatic coastlines. Even with only 24 hours to explore, you have time to experience…