Travel

My time in Antarctica

Hi there, I am Harry, a third-year Law student at RGU. During this winter holiday, I was offered the opportunity to support the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust and travel to Antarctica.  After 16 hours of flying and seven days of sailing, I finally reached the Antarctic Peninsula. (more…)

Old Aberdeen Photo Blog

There is plenty to see and do around the city of Aberdeen, and as pretty as Garthdee is, there are lots of other areas of the city to explore. Old Aberdeen, for example, is situated in the north side of Aberdeen’s city centre and features buildings dated back as far as the 13th century. (more…)

10 Things To Do As A Student In Aberdeen

I, like a large number of students at RGU, have moved to Aberdeen to study – and so was not really familiar with the area prior to living here. So if like me, you enjoy being outdoors, there are a variety of day trips as well as things to do and see around the city and further afield. (more…)

My top things to do in Aberdeen city and shire!

Aberdeenshire is filled with lots of activities to get up to on a free day from university and work. Here are some of my favourite things to do in Aberdeen City and Shire and I hope you might find some awesome activities to get up to! (more…)

Best Winter walks in Aberdeenshire

So it’s officially winter and we have now entered the festive season, I’m sure most of you will be eagerly awaiting the holidays as I did when I was studying. When I was a student I would take time for myself between studying so that I had time to relax and unwind from the stress of it all. My favourite thing to do was go for a long walk, with friends or family members and of course my little dog Lucy. (more…)

Gap year or gap fear?

For most students, 4th-year university is stressful enough – let alone the additional pressure of securing that all-important dream graduate job. However, in reality, there’s no real rush. Graduate schemes can be applied for up to 3 years after graduating, and graduate jobs/roles will still exist after you’ve taken that spontaneous gap year. (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…)

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…)

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…)