Architecture, Construction & Surveying News

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  1. 26, November, 2015 RGU hosts construction careers event for pupils

    Scott Sutherland School event 2015 2

    Pupils from seven Aberdeen City and Shire schools got a glimpse of what a career in construction might hold for them thanks to an event at RGU this week.  

  2. 20, November, 2015 RGU to host events for prospective students

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    The university will host a Visit Afternoon, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, and Visit Evening, from 6pm to 9pm, on Wednesday, November 25.  

  3. 16, November, 2015 Architecture students brighten up the Silver City with colouring book inspired by Aberdeen

    Colouring book project UTG

    Architecture students at RGU have tapped into the current craze of colouring books for grown-ups by producing their own versions inspired by Aberdeen.  

  4. 04, November, 2015 RGU architecture student recognised for proposals to create landmark Torry building

    Daniel Whitelaw and Lord Provost George Adam

    Daniel Whitelaw (21), was presented with the City of Aberdeen Medal for Civic Architecture by Lord Provost of Aberdeen, George Adam.  

  5. 04, November, 2015 Ellon surveying student awarded memorial prize

    L-R Greg Roger and Neil Clapperton

    Greg Roger (22) was presented with the David Young Memorial Prize at the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment prizegiving.  

  6. 04, November, 2015 Fordyce student follows in father’s footsteps and scoops top award for academic performance

    Scott Mathieson and Prof. John Watson

    Scott Mathieson (21) was presented with the prize for the Most Promising Built Environment Student in Stages 1, 2 or 3 at a special ceremony recently.  

  7. 04, November, 2015 Portlethen student celebrates industry prize

    L-R Andrew Thomson, Jack McGowan and Aileen Beverly

    Andrew Thomson (21), from Portlethen, received the RICS award for best academic performance in his third year, alongside Jack McGowan (20).  

  8. 04, November, 2015 Formartine student celebrates picking up university prize

    Graeme Penny prize giving

    Graeme Penny (23), from Oldmeldrum, was awarded the prize for the Best Built Environment Stage 2 student at a special ceremony recently.  

  9. 30, October, 2015 Scott Sutherland School turns back the hands of time with alumni visit

    Scott Sutherland alumni tour

    A group of former students from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, who graduated some 58 years ago, enjoyed a tour of RGU's new £16million facility this autumn.  

  10. 30, October, 2015 RGU to hold Postgraduate Open Evening

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Prospective students looking to develop new skills and enhance careers will get an opportunity to learn more about RGU's wide portfolio of taught programmes at its latest Postgraduate Open Evening.  

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  1. The Big Crit

    Big Crit

    Final year student showcased plans for Buckie harbour

    Cian O’Riordan Master of Architecture MArch

“I chose to study at Robert Gordon University because I was keen to attend an architecture school which had close links to an art college whilst also providing a technically focused course.”

Aisling Shannon Master of Architecture MArch


  1. 27, January, 2016 Postgraduate Event: Find a Masters

    Find a Masters

    Come and speak to RGU at the Find a Masters Postgraduate Fairs.  

  2. 27, January, 2016 Visit Afternoon

    The Sir Ian Wood Building Event Teaser

    Your chance in January 2016 to tour the campus, meet with academic staff and ask questions to staff and current students.  

  3. 10, February, 2016 Postgraduate Event: Gradireland Postgraduate Fair

    gradireland Postgraduate Fair

    Come and speak with RGU at the Gradireland Postgraduate Fair, Ireland's biggest careers fair.  

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