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First semester back at RGU as a student buddy

September is the start of my second term with RGU. Though I only have class on Thursday and Friday! (more…)

Erasmus Student Network – Bennachie Hike

ESN – Erasmus Student Network, is an international student organisation with a mission to represent international students by providing opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students. Before I joined RGU, I had no idea what ESN was. I only knew it was one of the groups under RGU Student Union. (more…)

Working alongside your studies

So you’re new to RGU and you’re looking to work alongside your studies, here is some useful advice when balancing work and uni. (more…)

Welcome to my vlog – Dugbaki

Meet Dugbaki (Kikky for short)- one of our student vloggers! Kikky is coming to study Pharmacy at RGU and is from Ghana. Follow her journey from the beginning as she says farewell to her friends and family after an amazing summer before heading to Scotland to study! (more…)

Welcoming new students – Being a student ambassador

With the new academic year starting many of RGU’s new students are starting to arrive at Aberdeen International Airport. As a fellow international student, I decided I wanted to work as a student ambassador and be involved in welcoming people as they flew into Aberdeen from all over the world!

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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…)

For my fellow Midwifery students

We love our Midwifery course, however, if you are struggling with the demands as I know many of us are, I hope that reading this helps. I’m not suggesting that everybody is finding the course challenging, but if you are, you’re not alone. (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…)

My outdoor pursuits in Aberdeenshire

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As a student without my own car it is easy to become accustomed to city living. I learned that getting out of Aberdeen and exploring the wider rural area brings a lot of joy; it is an escape from the bustle of the city and allows for exploration of entirely new places. (more…)