Robert Gordon University

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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Sarah’s BA (Hons) Journalism Experience

Journalism to me is about making an impact on this world. It is thrilling, addictive and never fails to get my heart rate up. Journalism is being a part of something that could be history and could change the world, a life, many or none. Journalism is for those who want every day to be different to the next and not know what each day will hold.

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Jo MacSween’s Top 5 Tips for Success in Business and Beyond

Jo MacSween, former Managing Director of MacSween Haggis and RGU graduate has innovated and inspired throughout her career. Unafraid to be bold and take up space, she led her family’s business to fresh new grounds on numerous occasions.

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Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland Conference 2019

My name is Sophie and I am a 4th year International Hospitality Management student at RGU. I was lucky enough to attend the Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland conference recently which was such an inspiring day!

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Going to RGU with a disability

Going to university is a scary thing for most people. In addition to the usual fears about going to university, those with disabilities have fears of being fully supported whilst studying and doing exams. (more…)

Nuart and Painted Doors Aberdeen

If you live in Aberdeen you probably can’t help but notice the art that has appeared on our buildings and doors the past couple of years. If you haven’t, this is a great chance for you to go exploring in Aberdeen to find the various pieces produced by Nuart and Painted Doors ABDN. So take your camera and get exploring!  (more…)

My time in Antarctica

Hi there, I am Harry, a third-year Law student at RGU. During this winter holiday, I was offered the opportunity to support the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust and travel to Antarctica.  After 16 hours of flying and seven days of sailing, I finally reached the Antarctic Peninsula. (more…)

Old Aberdeen Photo Blog

There is plenty to see and do around the city of Aberdeen, and as pretty as Garthdee is, there are lots of other areas of the city to explore. Old Aberdeen, for example, is situated in the north side of Aberdeen’s city centre and features buildings dated back as far as the 13th century. (more…)