RGU Union

RGU Go Green

As a student of RGU I have had the privilege of being a part of so many beneficial organisations, societies, students groups and events. RGU is amazing in supporting these activities that allow their students to grow and develop through learning new skills, socialising and by having some fun.

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Leon – My decision to study at RGU

Hi I’m Leon! I am currently a sixth year student at Cults Academy in Aberdeen. Like many, I am  going through the stage in my life where I ‘m required to decide what I’m going to do with myself after I leave secondary school.. It can be an extremely exciting time in someone’s life or very daunting. This may be due to the fact that many young adults may feel unprepared to make the transition from school to university, or they may simply may not have a clue on what they want to study and where they want to go in life. This was most definitely the case with me.

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Mental Wellbeing Society

RGU Mental Wellbeing is the first UK society run by students dedicated to promoting positive & improving mental wellbeing of students and staff. We are open to all to become a member, volunteer or simply attend any of our events, such as Therapets. (more…)

How do I make friends and socialise at uni?

Spending time with friends and making new connections is a very important part of the overall university experience. If you ask me, I’m really grateful for having the people I’ve met while studying at RGU in my life, and I’m super happy to call them my best friends. (more…)

Welcome to RGU: Your first week!

Welcome, all our arriving students! I’m sure you’re all very excited and looking forward to what’s ahead. Some of you may be new to RGU, Aberdeen or even Scotland. We want to make you feel as welcome as possible so we have come up with a few tips for you to get settled in: (more…)

Mental Health Nursing: Skill sessions

While being in my Mental health nursing course, I have had to attend skill sessions to prepare me for my osce (objective structured clinical examination) test. Skill sessions are important for when you go out into practice and teach you the basic skills you will need for being a nurse. (more…)

Differences between Gray’s School of Art interview and Mental Health Nursing interview

Gray’s School of Art*Disclaimer – This is Rebekah’s experience of how she was interviewed at RGU for two different courses. Formats for interview may be subject to change. This blog post will give you an insight to Rebekah’s experience*

As a Gray’s School of Art alumni and new Mental Health Nursing student I had to attend interviews for both – I wanted to give you all a little insight into what the differences were in the interview process and what I did to prepare myself for them. (more…)

Why Choose RGU

Thinking about coming to RGU? We asked out bloggers for their reasons about why you should choose RGU! (more…)