Student Tips

Nursing exchange: Welcoming students to Scotland

What got me interested in the Nursing Exchange programme?

Robert Gordon University offers a Nursing Exchange programme to either Houston or Tennessee, in the United States (US). The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the United Kingdom (UK) adopts best practices from all over the world including the US e.g. the use of both Roper-Logan-Tierney and Orem’s Self-care model of nursing to undertake patient-centered care in the UK. (more…)

Nursing Exchange: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

What got me interested in the Nursing Exchange programme?

Robert Gordon University offers a Nursing Exchange programme to either Houston or Tennessee, in the United States (US). The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the United Kingdom (UK) adopts best practices from all over the world including the US e.g. the use of both Roper-Logan-Tierney and Orem’s Self-care model of nursing to undertake patient-centered care in the UK. (more…)

Nursing Exchange: Preparing to travel to Tennessee

What got me interested in the Nursing Exchange programme?

Robert Gordon University offers a Nursing Exchange programme to either Houston or Tennessee, in the United States (US). The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the United Kingdom (UK) adopts best practices from all over the world including the US e.g. the use of both Roper-Logan-Tierney and Orem’s Self-care model of nursing to undertake patient-centered care in the UK. I felt curious to partake in this cross-institutional collaboration and partnership, hoping it will offer great clinical, academic and cultural experiences to nurture my professional growth and creativity as a Nurse. (more…)

Placement year and 4th year uni life

So it’s time to reflect on my university experience. I’m now 2 years graduated (crazy – time flies!) and I’m about to tell you a little bit about my final 2 years at uni. (more…)

Preparing for graduation

So soon I will be graduating from RGU hopefully with a degree in Management with Marketing. The last three years with RGU have been amazing and I will be graduating with fond memories as my time as a student. As it is a month until graduation there are a few details I am considering in preparation for the big day and you should too! (more…)

Introducing Lynne

Hi, I’m Lynne! Welcome to my blog!

I’m so excited to start writing for the RGU student blog having been working on my own lifestyle blog over the last couple of years. I can’t quite believe that I’m now in my fourth and final year studying Fashion Management! I’m looking forward to sharing my experience so far at RGU. (more…)

Finishing First Year Midwifery

This September I finished the first full year of my midwifery course, and so much has happened in that time. I sat an exam, I failed essays and passed essays, I moved into a new flat with 3 fantastic girls, I’ve worked in 3 different hospitals during 4 clinical placements, I set up my own Netflix account and I have delivered 10 beautiful babies. (more…)

Top 5 Tips for Freshers Week

Freshers is such a fun time for everyone and can be slightly overwhelming. Here’s my 5 tips to help you get through the two weeks of madness! (more…)

Accommodation Options for Aberdeen Students

So you’ve chosen which university you want to go to, now you need to sort out where to live! As a foreign student who had never been to Aberdeen before, this was quite a daunting thought. When looking at my options before I moved here, I immediately knew that my best choice would be to move into RGU student halls. (more…)

Aberdeen Foodstory Cafe

Aberdeen is a laid back town with super friendly folks, whisky and great food. There are chains of many good restaurants in the town. Though most of these restaurants are multicuisine, a couple of them are famous for signature dishes and distinctive taste. (more…)