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The International Meet and Greet Student Ambassador

I stand in the airport ‘arrivals’ waiting for strangers. I don’t know who they are or where they’re from, but they’re coming to study here, in Scotland, and it’s my job to welcome them. I’m possibly the first Scottish person they’ll meet – and the face of Robert Gordon University – where they’ve chosen to study abroad for a period of time. (more…)

My Journey at RGU

I began my MSC at RGU in the early part of last year. On arrival, I had a lot of fears and concerns. Firstly, I saw the God-given opportunity to study in the UK as a springboard into my career which had to be utilised effectively. But though I had good grades from my undergraduate program in my Nigerian university, this was my first time studying outside of my country and I didn’t know what to expect from this “new system”. (more…)

First semester back at RGU as a student buddy

September is the start of my second term with RGU. Though I only have class on Thursday and Friday! (more…)

Erasmus Student Network – Bennachie Hike

ESN – Erasmus Student Network, is an international student organisation with a mission to represent international students by providing opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students. Before I joined RGU, I had no idea what ESN was. I only knew it was one of the groups under RGU Student Union. (more…)

Working alongside your studies

So you’re new to RGU and you’re looking to work alongside your studies, here is some useful advice when balancing work and uni. (more…)

Welcome to my vlog – Dugbaki

Meet Dugbaki (Kikky for short)- one of our student vloggers! Kikky is coming to study Pharmacy at RGU and is from Ghana. Follow her journey from the beginning as she says farewell to her friends and family after an amazing summer before heading to Scotland to study! (more…)

How do I make friends and socialise at uni?

Spending time with friends and making new connections is a very important part of the overall university experience. If you ask me, I’m really grateful for having the people I’ve met while studying at RGU in my life, and I’m super happy to call them my best friends. (more…)

For my fellow Midwifery students

We love our Midwifery course, however, if you are struggling with the demands as I know many of us are, I hope that reading this helps. I’m not suggesting that everybody is finding the course challenging, but if you are, you’re not alone. (more…)

My Student Journey to Graduation

So 5 years ago it was time for me to leave secondary school, totally uncertain of what I was going to do, so I attended an open day at NESCOL (North East Scotland College). (more…)

My Time at RGU –best bits

This week, my time at RGU as a student has come to an end – I will be graduating with a 2:1 in Management with Marketing and I am so proud of myself! (more…)