Student Support at RGU – COVID-19

We are just over a week into the period of lockdown which has been a significant adjustment for us all. The last week has been intense as we began our remote study while dealing with the profound changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to our lives. We recognise that these are challenging times which…

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Studying from home tips

In light of recent self-isolating and social distancing government restrictions, many of us have found ourselves working and studying from home.

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Taking a Mindful Approach

As I’ve entered my fourth and final year studying Fashion Management in RGU, life has become more and more like a balancing act! Meeting deadlines, going to the gym and having a social life can all get very overwhelming.

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My Mental Health Journey at RGU

With my mental health struggles, I never thought I would be able to uproot myself and move to another country. However, RGU was with me every step of the way.

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Healthy Relationships

Relationships can have many different forms, there are family relationships, romantic relationships, friendships and professional relationships. The common denominator in all of them is that they should be mutually respectful, positive, healthy and enjoyable.

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National Make a Friend Day

Moving away from home and making friends at University can be a daunting idea. Research shows it takes about 40 to 60 hours to create a casual friendship, 80 to 100 hours to develop an established friendship, and about 200 hours to become “good friends.”

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Top 6 things to pack in your suitcase: International Student Guide

Are you an international student beginning studies at RGU and confused about what to pack? Here are 6 things that you must consider packing as you gear up to move to a new country:

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Studying at RGU and settling in Aberdeen

People move quite a lot in the world and for many different purposes, it is one of the many features of the modern world and living in it. Though no one ever said doing so is an easy thing no matter the normalcy of the event.

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5 Things I Didn’t Expect: Transitioning to University

With the new academic year beginning, I feel it is only fitting to write about the transition from Secondary School to University!

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Best walks in Aberdeenshire

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 and of course my little dog Lucy. On today’s post I am…

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