Architecture, Construction & Surveying News

Explore the latest Architecture, Construction and Surveying news, including staff and student achievements and announcements.

  1. 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.  

  2. 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.  

  3. 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).  

  4. 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.  

  5. 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.  

  6. 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.  

  7. 25, September, 2015 RGU graduate plays key role in uni’s new campus project

    Ewan McDonald

    RGU Construction Design and Management graduate, Ewan McDonald, twas Project Manager with Kier Construction for the build of the new Scott Sutherland School.  

  8. 23, September, 2015 Award for RGU lecturer at international conference

    Prof Andy Dainty presenting Dr Dominic Ahiaga-Dagbui with the award

    A Robert Gordon University (RGU) lecturer has picked up the best Project Management paper award at an international conference on construction management.  

  9. 04, September, 2015 RGU expert to present keynote speech at international BIM conference

    Richard Laing 2015

    Staff from Robert Gordon University (RGU) will deliver a keynote address and present a range of research at an international conference on Building Information Modelling (BIM).  

  10. 27, August, 2015 New £16m architecture and built environment school completed at RGU

    New Scott Sutherland School 2 2015

    RGU has completed the second phase of its £120m Garthdee campus project, with the new £16m Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment set to welcome its first students in September.  

  1. The Big Crit

    Big Crit

    Final year student showcased plans for Buckie harbour

    Cian O’Riordan Architecture BSc / 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 Architecture BSc / MArch


  1. 26, March, 2018 Mental Health Movie Monthly - Black Swan

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Come along to the free Mental Health Movie Monthly showing of 'Black Swan'.  

  2. 28, March, 2018 Connected Transport Systems

    Aberdeen City Council, Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen have collaborated to organise a series of evening talks on the theme of ‘Connected Transport Systems of the Future’ which will run from February to May 2018.  

  3. 04, April, 2018 Innovative Design And Management (IDAM) Conference 2018

    Scott Sutherland Building event 400 324

    The IDAM Conference 2018 will explore, examine and discover excellence in the design and the use of major public investment projects in the cultural and governmental sectors.  

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