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  1. 12, October, 2016 RGU Garthdee Community Garden receives £10k from the Big Lottery Fund

    Sir Ian Wood Building with RGU sign

    A health and social care community garden project in Aberdeen has received £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.  

  2. 10, October, 2016 Streetsport received Enerco support

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    The Streetsport initiative, which delivers free weekly sports and creative activity sessions for young people, has been given a five figure boost as it continues its work to combat anti-social behaviour throughout the city.  

  3. 10, October, 2016 RGU and Merlin launch new specialist drilling training course

    DART in action

    RGU, in conjunction with Merlin ERD Limited, has developed a bespoke training course in extended reach drilling (ERD) for oil and gas industry professionals.  

  4. 10, October, 2016 RGU hosts 40 year Nutrition and Dietetics student reunion

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    RGU recently hosted an alumni reunion for a group of former Nutrition and Dietetics students who graduated 40 years ago.  

  5. 07, October, 2016 Winner of The Challenge leaves RGU with life-long memories, as well as passing with Distinction

    Agya Yaw Nsiah Agyemang won a scholarship at Robert Gordon University (RGU) after winning The Challenge, an Apprentice style reality TV show in Ghana.  


  • "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. 24, October, 2016 Visit to Pakistan

    Michelle MacFadyen

    Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen is visiting Pakistan  

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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