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  1. 25, June, 2014 Creating a new north: RGU lays out cultural vision for Aberdeen

    Aberdeen Beach

    Robert Gordon University (RGU) launched its vision for Aberdeen’s cultural future at a special event this week.  

  2. 11, June, 2014 Art school fashion show set to be bigger and better than ever

    Emma Cantlay Fashion Show 2014

    The north-east’s foremost fashion extravaganza showcasing the hottest up and coming designers is set to be bigger and better than ever this year.  

  3. 09, June, 2014 RGU event to celebrate participatory art

    Riverside East front

    RGU will host a celebratory event focused on participatory art at its Riverside East building tomorrow (Tues, June 10).  

  4. 06, June, 2014 AYG baton to form centrepiece of Golden Games

    AYG baton handed on to Golden Games

    The launch of Aberdeen’s annual Golden Games was marked today [Friday 06 June] with the passing of the Aberdeen Youth Games baton.  

  5. 29, May, 2014 Singapore internship inspires Aberdeen art student

    Dominika Hadelova

    An Aberdeen art student has been inspired by day to day life in Singapore after an internship with a print institute in the country.  

  6. 26, May, 2014 Expert lecture to examine role of BIM

    Richard Laing visualisation 2014

    Professor Richard Laing will give a lecture on Building Information Modelling (BIM) entitled “BIM isn’t just for Christmas – it’s for life."  

  7. 13, May, 2014 Commercial photography exhibition on display

    Chloe Culross

    A range of projects, including a series of portraits featuring cancer patients and a life size canvas of Hannah Miley, are on display at Gray's.  

  8. 12, May, 2014 Aviemore photography student prepares for final year show

    Sherie Beazley

    A former model from Aviemore has swapped being in front of the camera for a role behind it as she gears up for her final year show.  

  9. 12, May, 2014 Pop art provides inspiration for Moray photography student

    Levi Maddison

    A Moray photography student has teamed up with a local hair and beauty salon to produce a range of images as part of her final year project.  

  10. 12, May, 2014 Live music at the heart of Huntly girl’s photography project

    Jade Esson

    A Huntly photography student has produced a series of images featuring up and coming north-east bands as part of an end of year project.  

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  1. Award-winning talent showcased at Gray’s Degree Show

    caig shepherd

    Mature student runner up in annual competition highlighting the cream of Scotland’s emerging fine artists

    Craig Shepherd Painting 2011 BA (Hons)

“I highly recommend the Sculpture course. Not only do you gain experience within the art world, you are also guided and supported in finding a work practice that is right for you. The tutors are supportive but allow you to make your own decisions and take your own path.”

Stephanie Horne Sculpture 2011 BA (Hons)


  1. 03, March, 2015 Elphinstone Defence Lecture

    Health building - web news shaped

    Come along to a lecture by Brigadier Ian Gardiner entitled ‘Mission Command: How to Succeed in Chaos’.  

  2. 29, April, 2015 Visit Afternoon

    Riverside Event Teaser

    Your chance in April 2015 to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate student at Robert Gordon University.  

  3. 14, May, 2015 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Study 2014

    There has never been a better time to embark on a postgraduate course. Find out more at our open evening.  

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