Travel

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…)

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…)

Welcome to RGU: Your first week!

Welcome, all our arriving students! I’m sure you’re all very excited and looking forward to what’s ahead. Some of you may be new to RGU, Aberdeen or even Scotland. We want to make you feel as welcome as possible so we have come up with a few tips for you to get settled in: (more…)

My outdoor pursuits in Aberdeenshire

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As a student without my own car it is easy to become accustomed to city living. I learned that getting out of Aberdeen and exploring the wider rural area brings a lot of joy; it is an escape from the bustle of the city and allows for exploration of entirely new places. (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…)

My Masters course: International Marketing Management

After completing my undergraduate degree in Events Management, I made the decision to stay in Aberdeen and study masters for one more year at RGU. I was hesitating between two very different courses which were Financial Management and International Marketing Management. However, I was sure that I wanted to continue my studies at Robert Gordon University. (more…)

Vegan places to eat in Aberdeen

For those of you who have arrived in Aberdeen or Aberdeen natives who just aren’t aware, there are loads of vegan alternatives for you in Aberdeen! Here are a list of fab places to find a vegan bite in Aberdeen that I love: (more…)

Time for a break? – Explore Dublin

Thinking about taking a break? What about spending a weekend in the Irish capital? Ryanair often have very cheap flight tickets from Glasgow to Dublin. I got mine for just £20 both ways! The Irish capital is paradise for all food, vintage stores, photogenic walls, cute streets, and pub lovers. Let me give you some tips on what you should visit when in Dublin. (more…)