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  1. 05, October, 2015 Student-led fundraiser sees teams scale new heights for health charities across Scotland

    A team students from Aberdeen organised a gruelling hill climbing challenge which has raised hundreds of pounds for healthcare charities across Scotland.  

  2. 02, October, 2015 RGU Midwifery staff and students secure UNICEF Baby Friendly Accreditation

    RGU's Midwifery staff and students have become some of the first in Scotland to be recognised by UNICEF for their work to encourage and support breastfeeding.  

  3. 01, October, 2015 #GraniteCrumbs project looks to establish Aberdeen’s reputation as a ‘Food City’

    #GraniteCrumbs will see more than 130 students from across a range of disciplines work together in groups to develop ideas which establish Aberdeen as a ‘Food City’.  

  4. 30, September, 2015 RGU researchers to examine cultural importance of Kirkwall Airport

    Kirkwall Airport

    Researchers from RGU will be hosting a week-long event at Kirkwall Airport in October focused on the social and cultural importance of the airport to the communities it serves.  

  5. 30, September, 2015 RGU researchers to help develop device for back pain sufferers

    L-R  Dr Kay Cooper, Dr Stewart Massie and Dr Nirmalie Wiratunga

    Researchers at RGU have won over €500,000 of funding as part of a major international project aimed at helping back pain sufferers manage their condition.  


  • "With a prospectus cover that proclaims "your career starts here", Robert Gordon University does what it says on the tin. [...] For many years now it has turned out job-ready graduates who are snapped up by employers." The Sunday Times University Guide 2013 



  1. 16, October, 2015 TransFORM


    Drawing together a group of 4 artists producing diverse work but with a shared underlying passion, their fascination with the human made world.  

Andrew Leonard

“I have loved studying at Robert Gordon University. It has really helped to prepare me for the job market and I’m now looking forward to the next chapter in my life.”

Andrew Leonard Computer Science BSc (Hons)

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