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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…)

10 Things To Do As A Student In Aberdeen

I, like a large number of students at RGU, have moved to Aberdeen to study – and so was not really familiar with the area prior to living here. So if like me, you enjoy being outdoors, there are a variety of day trips as well as things to do and see around the city and further afield. (more…)

Best Winter walks in Aberdeenshire

So it’s officially winter and we have now entered the festive season, I’m sure most of you will be eagerly awaiting the holidays as I did when I was studying. When I was a student I would take time for myself between studying so that I had time to relax and unwind from the stress of it all. My favourite thing to do was go for a long walk, with friends or family members and of course my little dog Lucy. (more…)

Ashleigh’s Top Study Tips

Studying is such a tedious task but it’s vital for students to study to get the best grades possible and lead to success. I have been extremely lucky so far to have only one exam that was open book but I still studied for it to make sure that I had more than enough references. (more…)

Gap year or gap fear?

For most students, 4th-year university is stressful enough – let alone the additional pressure of securing that all-important dream graduate job. However, in reality, there’s no real rush. Graduate schemes can be applied for up to 3 years after graduating, and graduate jobs/roles will still exist after you’ve taken that spontaneous gap year. (more…)