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  1. 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.  

  2. 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).  

  3. 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.  

  4. 04, November, 2015 Former Finnish Prime Minister to speak at Aberdeen City Region Summit

    Ferdinand von Prondzynski

    Esko Aho, former prime Minister of Finland and President of the Finnish national fund for research and development, will be the keynote speaker at a major event designed to stimulate an innovative discussion on the economic future of Aberdeen city region, which will take place at RGU on Wednesday, November 25.  

  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.  


  • "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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