Tag: Student Support
A mature nurse student’s journey with dyslexia and dysgraphia
MSc Advancing Practice in Health Visiting student Laura Adam was only diagnosed with dyslexia and dysgraphia at 47-years-old after meeting with the Inclusion Centre team at RGU. She shares her journey from avoiding writing in school to obtaining her first A at university after receiving the support she needed.
Finding an inclusive community at RGU – my journey with Asperger Syndrome and dyslexia
Communication Design student Hannah was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and dyslexia as a child, but that never stopped her from dreaming of graduating university. She shares how RGU accepted her and offered support to help her succeed.
My journey being diagnosed with dyslexia and getting support at RGU
Midwifery student Rowanne always suspected she might have learning difficulties, but was unable to find answers at school. After enrolling at RGU, she was quickly diagnosed with dyslexia after reaching out to the Inclusion Centre. Read more about Rowanne’s experience of receiving support at the university.
How support at RGU helped me settle in after moving from Mexico
International student Oliva moved to Aberdeen to study a master’s at RGU. She shares how she took advantage of the support at RGU to adapt to her new environment, and how the university’s support services helped her academically and personally.
Celebrating neurodiversity at RGU: My journey with dyslexia
RGU installed 25 multi-coloured umbrellas on campus as part of a project ran by Aberdeen Inspired in partnership with the ADHD Foundation to raise awareness of the “umbrella” term of neurodiversity. To celebrate inclusivity at RGU, we spoke to Hannah, an alumna who was diagnosed with dyslexia after reaching out for support at the university.…
How do I manage my stress while studying at RGU?
Hi! I’m Steph Buchan, a third-year International Business Management student at Aberdeen Business School, RGU. It’s now coming up to exam season so I thought I should share some of my tips for managing stress. Here are my top nine:
Volunteering at RGU – Everything you need to know
To celebrate Student Volunteering Week 2022, Student Development and Volunteer Co-ordinator Euan Walker answers our questions about volunteering while studying at RGU.
Support at RGU – Calvin’s Story
BSc (Hons) Nursing – Dual Registration in Adult and Mental Health student, Calvin McCormick discusses his experience with support whilst studying at RGU.