Associate Student Scheme

The Associate Student Scheme is designed for students who are studying for a HNC or HND at one of our partner colleges and plan to progress to Robert Gordon University directly into year two or three of a linked degree course.

The Associate Student Scheme is designed to help you become familiar with the University and ensure a smooth transition from college to RGU. As an Associate Student you will be issued with a Robert Gordon University Associate Student Card, giving you access to academic resources and certain facilities at the University.

Benefits for Associate Students include:

  • Access to CampusMoodle - our virtual learning environment (VLE). A valuable resource for advice and guidance for your transition process to the University.
  • Regular newsletters, including updates and useful information preparing you for university life.
  • Access to a range of online databases, journals and electronic books to help you with your college coursework and prepare you for how you will study at university.
  • Access to the university library in our new Riverside East building on the Garthdee Campus.
  • Discounted student rates at RGU:Sport. Take advantage of our fantastic sport facilities including a 25 meter swimming pool, 30 meter climbing wall, two gyms and a range of exercise classes .

How to apply

Students from North East Scotland College College:

Students from Dundee and Angus College or UHI:

To find out more about the Associate Student Scheme, please contact the Study Skills and Access Unit: access@rgu.ac.uk or 01224 263089.

Please remember, you must still apply for your degree course to UCAS in the usual way and entry to the course is subject to selection criteria and knowledge requirements.


  1. Yulia Malkina

    Yulia Malkina - Associate Student

    Yulia speaks about her experience as an Associate Student at RGU

    Yulia Malkina Public Relations BA (Hons)

“Finishing my HND Creative Industries course at North East Scotland College set me up for the 2+2 transition to enter directly into the third year of a degree in Media Studies.”

Richard Baron Media BA (Hons)

Events

  1. 08, December, 2014 Winter Graduation Ceremonies - Aberdeen Business School (2:30pm)

    Tom Main Graduation 2014

    Ceremony for the Departments of Accounting & Finance, Information Management, Management, Law, Communication & Media, Centre for Entrepreneurship and the Scottish Centre of Tourism (SCoT).  

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