Studying abroad

The Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye is a place I wanted to visit since the time I decided to pursue my higher studies. (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…)

Pick of the pride: Learning the Haka

As part of his Journey with the British and Irish Lions Rugby team, Jounalism student and vice president of RGU SPORT Gavin Rittoo will document his experience for us on the RGU Student Blog. Gavin is joined with seven other ambassadors from Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales. (more…)

From Bombay to Aberdeen

I walked into the office of an educational consultant in Mumbai in June 2016, to enquire about the possibility of studying in Europe for my Master’s degree. I was not too hopeful, as at this point I had already appeared for the GRE and TOEFL, and had not met with much success while applying to universities in the US. (more…)

Nursing Abroad: My Erasmus Experience

I have recently returned from an adventure that has greatly impacted upon both my personal and professional development; Erasmus. (more…)

How to deal with Homesickness

Ever since I have left my country, visits back have gradually decreased. There have been periods of 6 months of not seeing friends and family from home. But regardless of how long you need to wait till you go home, it will always feel like a stretch. Some periods of time are worse than others, however, after being in Scotland for over two years now, I’d like to share some things I do to avoid feeling as homesick. (more…)

Top Ten Tips for writing Your CV

Writing CVs can be stressful and you may be unsure of what the content should include! The Careers and Employability Centre have come up with ten tips for writing your CV! (more…)

STEM Graduate scheme

Being asked to be a ‘guest blogger’ on the RGU student blog has provided STEM Graduates the perfect opportunity to introduce ourselves professionally to students and graduates from the university and allows us to tell you a little bit about the company. (more…)

LinkedIn Job Search Tips

LinkedIn strengthens and extends your existing network, and helps you discover inside connections to support your career path. (more…)

Scotland Welcomes the World

The other day I was invited to speak on behalf of RGU in an interview for a video that will be shown at a special event called ‘Scotland Welcomes the World’. The campaign is being led by Universities Scotland to promote Scotland as a diverse, multicultural and inclusive country which values its international students and wider community. It will celebrate the European and international staff and students that are already part of Scotland’s HE community, sharing a message of welcome with the rest of the world. (more…)