Studying Applied Social Sciences at RGU

We interviewed Milena Kaedar, a fourth year BA (Hons) Applied Social Sciences student at RGU. Milena is originally from Germany; she moved to Aberdeen in 2017. Here’s what she had to say about her RGU experience.

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How to Maintain a Long Distance Relationship through COVID-19

Long distance dating can be difficult as it is. Add a pandemic to it and it becomes the ultimate relationship test. COVID restrictions have forced long distance partners to stay apart for months, so to help we asked the RGU Instagram community for tips on how to get through these trying times. Here’s what they…

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Self-care during the pandemic

We all know practicing self-care is important, particularly whilst we continue to navigate through the global pandemic. That being said, whilst social media may have us believing that practicing self-care is all about having a boujee bath and posting a picture of it, that’s not always the case. We asked our Instagram community for their…

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RGU’s Top 20 of 2020

2020 has not been the year many of us expected (to say the least!) but with 2021 just around the corner and still a bit of uncertainty as to what next year will bring, we think it’s important to reflect on the positives of this year and remember everything you’ve achieved, no matter how big…

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Studying at RGU during COVID-19

Journalism student Natalia recounts her experience of dealing with the first lockdown, the switch to online classes and other challenges in student life.

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Aberdeenshire walking and hiking trails

One of the advantages of studying at RGU is having beautiful scenery on your doorstep. Aberdeenshire has an abundance of walking and hiking trails to explore that are as close as half an hour drive from the city of Aberdeen.

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Self-isolating tips to keep the enthusiasm going!

Need some inspiration on what to do to keep up the motivation whilst at home? Whether you are living on your own, with family or flatmates, here are some tips on how to keep the enthusiasm going during this strange time in our lives.

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National Make a Friend Day

Moving away from home and making friends at University can be a daunting idea. Research shows it takes about 40 to 60 hours to create a casual friendship, 80 to 100 hours to develop an established friendship, and about 200 hours to become “good friends.”

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