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  1. 22, July, 2014 RGU engineering graduate Emily sails through degree with distinction

    Emily Fotheringham graduation 2014

    Emily Fotheringham got a little unexpected support when she discovered her grandfather’s 1944 Navy handbook was a mine of useful information.  

  2. 22, July, 2014 Chirpy Chirpy Tweet Tweet: Broch student wins award for app which analyses Twitter data

    Andrew Watt graduation 2014

    An RGU student who has developed an app for analysing Twitter data in a meaningful way is celebrating after the project won him an industry award.  

  3. 22, July, 2014 RGU honours IT entrepreneur

    Barry Smyth hononary graduation 2014

    IT entrepreneur Barry Smyth was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Technology (Hon DTech) at RGU's graduation ceremony on Friday, July 18.  

  4. 22, July, 2014 Prize winning distance learning student travels from Singapore to pick up degree

    Jo Foster graduation 2014

    Joanne Foster is celebrating after completing a Masters in Property Development, while raising her two young daughters.  

  5. 22, July, 2014 Family business inspired Kirkwall student’s love of design

    Ewan Gray Graduation 2014

    The buzz of being brought up around a family-run jewellery business instilled an early interest in design for one student who is celebrating his graduation.  

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  • "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 

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  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.  

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“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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