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  1. 24, March, 2014 Printmaking comes to the fore in Aberdeen

    Kirsty Russell and Lauren Milton, Printmaking

    Two exhibitions showcasing the work of students and graduates of Gray’s School of Art go on display this month.  

  2. 20, March, 2014 Kayleigh’s design to take centre stage at Offshore Achievement Awards

    Kayleigh Cummings

    Trophies designed by a student at Gray's School of Art will be presented to the winners of the Offshore Achievement Awards.  

  3. 18, March, 2014 Aberdeen designer makes waves abroad

    Caterina Bianchini

    A designer at Gray’s School of Art is making waves abroad after creating a collection for a Paris-based fashion start-up.  

  4. 17, March, 2014 Course helps keep kilt making craft alive

    Kilt Making Ian Anderson

    A course at Gray’s School of Art is helping students keep one of Scotland’s traditions alive by teaching them the craft of kilt making.  

  5. 14, March, 2014 Gray’s students get a move on in March

    Gray's School of Art

    Students from Gray’s School of Art will be centre stage of an Aberdeen dance and performance festival this weekend.  

  6. 13, March, 2014 No More Nails exhibition for Head of Fine Art

    No More Nail Allan Watson

    The latest exhibition from Allan Watson, will go on display at Aberdeen’s SMART Gallery this weekend.  

  7. 12, March, 2014 ‘Ill Wind’ blows fair for Aberdeen artist

    Ill Wind David Henderson

    A teaching fellow at Gray’s School of Art has been recognised by the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS).  

  8. 11, March, 2014 New course puts art students at centre of community

    Gray's Contextualised Masters 2014

    Gray’s School of Art is launching a new Masters course offering students the chance to practice art and design in an organisation of their choosing.  

  9. 10, March, 2014 Student Partnership helps RGU to achieve best possible university experience

    Student Partnership Agreement

    RGU launches Student Partnership Agreement to continually improve the student learning experience.  

  10. 07, March, 2014 Made in Aberdeen: Amber aims to bring art to the fore in Granite City

    Amber Robertson

    The Gray’s School of Art graduate won the 2013 Arts and Business Scotland Emerging Talent Award.  

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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. 13, September, 2014 Orientation Events for New International Students September 2014

    International Students 150

    A Meet and Greet Service for new students is available at Aberdeen Airport.  

  2. 08, October, 2014 October Open Day 2014

    Female student talking

    Your chance to experience the University's stunning buildings & superb facilities & learn more about our courses.  

  3. 01, November, 2014 November Open Day 2014

    Crowd of students

    Your chance to find out about the courses and facilities on offer at RGU.  

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